Plug Power Inc., a supplier of fuel cells for electric forklifts, rose to the highest in more than two-and-a-half years after an analyst said the company’s order from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may lead to more customers including Coca-Cola Co. and Procter & Gamble Co.
Ted Ligety berated himself about his half-second margin of victory when he crossed the finish line in the giant slalom to win the first Alpine skiing gold medal of the Sochi Games for the U.S. and a place in Olympic history.
Procter & Gamble Co., the world’s largest consumer-products maker, lowered its forecast for profit and sales growth this year because of currency exchange-rate fluctuations and policy changes in Venezuela.
U.S. stocks fell, after the biggest four-day jump in a year for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as declines in companies from Procter & Gamble Co. to Amazon.com Inc. overshadowed optimism about economic growth.
U.S. stocks fell after the best four-day rally in a year for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Treasuries slid amid comments from Federal Reserve officials signaling continued stimulus cuts, while Chinese data spurred a rally in copper.