By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO (Reuters) – Whirlpool Corp posted a stronger-than-expected jump in quarterly profit and raised its full-year outlook on Friday, citing sales gains in all of its markets, including Europe and North America. The results suggested U.S. and euro zone consumer confidence may be turning the corner after being battered by debt crises and austerity measures in Europe and a weak economic recovery and high unemployment in the United States. Whirlpool shares jumped 6.1 percent at $ 126.63 in early trading. …
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