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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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Beretta’s New Super Rifle

Gun company Beretta is tone deaf when it comes to calls for restrictions on powerful guns sold in the United States. It must be the chance to make money. Beretta's ...
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The NRA Has Sold 1 Million Basic Pistol Handbooks

The National Rifle Association is perhaps best known for gun-ownership rights and lobbying hard against any efforts to limit those rights. How many individuals consider the NRA a great publishing ...
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States With the Most Gun Violence

Following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, a heated debate has raged over gun laws in the country. Supporters of gun control measures argue that more ...
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Smith & Wesson Files to Raise up to $250 Million in New Capital

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SWHC) may be lining up its finances to raise more buffer capital as it enters into a part of its business cycle that is ...
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