On the upside
Seeking Alpha wrote that LeapFrog (NYSE: LF) had the potential to double in 2013.
Ford (NYSE: F) will spend approximately $773 million to expand capacity at six manufacturing facilities in Michigan.
On the downside
Shares of Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS) continued falling after completing a $42.25 million private placement yesterday. Profit taking sank shares of BPZ Resources (NYSE: BPZ), whose stock price rose yesterday after closing the sale of a 49% stake in its offshore Block Z-1 to Pacific Rubiales Energy.
Bloomberg wrote that Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) was the worst Dow component stock of 2012.
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of more than 2 to 1 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 index fell 15 points to 1402.