Shares of utilities--often regarded as a proxy for bonds in the stock market--fell as comments from Federal Reserve officials raised expectations for an interest-rate hike in December.
Hurricane Maria has knocked out power on the entire island of Puerto Rico. A dam in northwest of the island was failing, causing life-threatening flash flooding downstream on the Rio Guajataca, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
September 22, 2017 17:28 ET (21:28 GMT)