Utilities Lower as Traders Back Off Earnings Bets -- Utilities Roundup

Shares of power-plant operators declined as traders backed off bullish earnings bets on the sector.

Thousands of Irish homes and businesses remained without power after the biggest storm in the North Atlantic since the 1960s struck the island nation.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 18, 2017 17:14 ET (21:14 GMT)