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Jan 30- Whirlpool Corp said on Thursday its quarterly profit jumped 48 percent due to strong sales gains in North and South America, and indicated its 2014 earnings would be broadly inline with analysts' forecasts.
Jan 30- Whirlpool Corp posted a higher profit on Thursday, citing especially strong sales gains in North and South America. The company, the world's largest maker of home appliances, reported a fourth-quarter net profit of $181 million, or $2.26 a share, up from $122 million, or $1.52 a share, a year earlier.
Traders are bracing for another rough ride in markets this week, as the emerging markets continue to shakeout and the Fed is expected to announce another round of cuts to its easing program.
The nine justices are set to consider during their private conference on Friday three similar cases brought by consumers against Sears Roebuck and Co, Whirlpool Corp and BSH Home Appliance Corp over faulty front-loading washing machines.
TOKYO, Dec 4- For Japan's electronics firms, the kitchen is the final frontier. Companies from Panasonic Corp to Toshiba Corp are diverting engineers and money away from their TV operations and into developing' smart appliances' after losing out in the living room to cheaper Asian rivals.
CHICAGO, Nov 27- U.S. manufacturers are pumping money into domestic operations again, according to government figures. The figures on so-called "capex" spending from the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis offer a glimpse of the investment priorities of a sector that some argue is poised for growth after decades of contraction.
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*Third-quarter adj. earnings $2.72/ share vs est $2.61. *Third-quarter appliance sales rise in Europe and North America. Oct 22- Whirlpool Corp, the world's No. 1 home appliance maker, raised its full-year earnings forecast after a recovering U.S. housing market and consumer sentiment in Europe boosted sales of refrigerators, dishwashers and air conditioners.
Soft U.S. jobs data cements the view that the Fed will be on hold, likely until March.
*Third-quarter appliance sales rise in Europe and North America. Oct 22- Whirlpool Corp, the world's No. 1 home appliance maker, raised its full-year earnings forecast after a recovering U.S. housing market and consumer sentiment in Europe lifted sales of its refrigerators, dishwashers and air conditioners.
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*Third-quarter earnings $2.72/ share excluding items vs est $2.61. *Third-quarter appliance sales rise in Europe and North America. Oct 22- Whirlpool Corp raised its full-year earnings forecast after strong sales of its home appliances in Europe and North America helped the company to more than double its quarterly profit.
Oct 22- Whirlpool Corp said its quarterly profit more than doubled as the company's cost cutting efforts paid off. Net income available to the world's largest appliance maker rose to $196 million, or $2.42 per share, in the third quarter from $74 million, or 94 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, Whirlpool earned $2.72 per share.
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