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What the Drop in Gun Stocks Means for Gun Demand Under Trump Over Clinton

For years there has been a driving force behind the gun trade, more than fears of terrorism and mass shootings. That force has been the fear of much more restricted ...
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Smith & Wesson Tumbles on Trump Victory

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SWHC) has taken a sharp hit Wednesday following the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. President. The company's share price has ...
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Marijuana News Roundup: Do Voters Care More About Pot or Guns?

We've been keeping pretty close track of the ballot initiatives in nine U.S. states that will decide whether residents will have access to medical or recreational marijuana. Five states -- ...
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Why Is The NRA Offering Discounts On Memberships?

Any business school professor would say that a cut in the price of membership by an organization is a sign of weakness, or an attempt to build a customer base ...
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Gun Stocks Trading Up After Orlando Terrorist Attack

The tragic killing of 50 people at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub is having a predictable effect Monday on the stocks of gun makers. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SWHC) ...
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FBI Has Over 2 Million Gun Background Checks in April

The FBI cleared 2,145,865 firearm checks in April, which puts it on a track to hit 20 million or more this year. No wonder major gunmaker Smith & Wesson Holding ...
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Why the NRA Offers a $600 Life Membership

The NRA has made an offer it hopes its members, or people who might become members, will find irresistible. Why? A business school professor in marketing could conjure up a ...
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Gun Background Checks Soar 36% in Q1

U.S. background checks for citizens wishing to purchase a firearm have soared to nearly 7.7 million in the first three months of 2016, a year-over-year increase of 36% compared with ...
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New Gun Folds Like a Smartphone

A company named Ideal Conceal is preparing to release its first product: a double-barreled, two-shot .380 caliber pistol that folds up to resemble a smartphone. The handgun is set to ...
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Nearly 32,000 People Want Guns at Republican Convention

The number has risen by the hundreds each hour. A petition to carry firearms at the Republican National Convention has reached 32,000 signatures. The petition's page shows the number needed ...
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GunTV Offers Live Shopping for Weapons

As gun sales surge in the wake of mass killings, one group of entrepreneurs means to take advantage of it. GunTV is among America's new cable channels. Its programs will ...
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AK15 Rapid Fire Gun Still Available Online

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has stopped its sales of the AK15 and other semi-automatic rifles, but they are still available at a number of places online. In an article ...
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The Gun Trade Gets Reloaded With Smith & Wesson Guidance

When industry leaders increase guidance, it usually has a ripple effect for its peers. The “gun trade” in equities is currently experiencing a halo effect after Smith & Wesson Holding ...
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What Happened to All the Gun Buyers?

Something has gone wrong in gun land. The frenzy of pistol and rifle purchases has abated, without any easy answer for the trend. Large, publicly traded gun company Smith &Wesson ...
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Alliant, Orbital, and Vista — The Next Great Special Situation

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) has come closer to being considered a special situation investments. The largest ammunition manufacturer in America has now filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to ...
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