Movers: Whirlpool, NYSE, GM, McDonald's, Viropharma

Whirlpool (WHR) posts $0.60, vs. $2.38 a year ago, fourth quarter EPS on 19% sales decline. Excluding forex, fourth quarter sales declined about 13%. It cites sharply lower global unit sales and production volumes, higher material and oil-related costs and unfavorable foreign currency exchange movements. Sees $3.00-$4.00 2009 EPS from continuing operations.

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