- Weakness in trading in Whirlpool (WHR -5.8%) is being attributed to a new report from Cleveland Research on the company's sales trends.
- The boutique investment firm says Whirlpool's sales have slowed during the last 30 days amid the government shutdown and budget drama.
- The company has been lumped into a broader category of stocks which could suffer as consumers hold off on buying household goods.
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Oct 14 2013, 11:11 ET