Whirlpool Corp. revealed good numbers Wednesday with second-quarter earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations. 

BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. maintained its momentum for the year with strong second quarter results, the company reported Wednesday.

The Benton Harbor appliance maker revealed its second-quarter GAAP net earnings to be $581 million, or $9.15 per diluted share, compared to the $30 million, or 47 cents per diluted share, reported in the same quarter of last year.

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