Whirlpool Corp

U.S. Consumers: Done Spending, or Ready to Restart?

Consumer sentiment is at its lowest level in two years, while the so-called "Misery Index" stands at a three decade-high. And it's true: Americans aren't spending as robustly as they once were. But when you look at the numbers, it becomes clear that U.S. consumers aren't down for the count just yet.

Whirlpool Earnings Drop to $1.02 Per Share

Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) reported third-quarter earnings of $1.02 per diluted share, down from $1.15 per diluted share a year. On an adjusted basis, earnings per share were $2.22 in the third quarter, compared with $1.67 a year earlier, the company said in a statement.