Whirlpool Looks to Spin More Profits in 4Q

Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) is expecting to turn a corner in its reorganization efforts when it reports its 2009 fourth quarter and year-end results Tuesday morning.

The appliance manufacturer is expected to report improved results for the quarter and its first quarterly earnings growth in two years, thanks to cost-cutting, growing sales abroad and slightly better sales in the U.S.