The nonprofit Armed Citizen Project is looking to equip residents of high-crime areas with 20-gauge shotguns.
US stocks are set to track global markets up ahead of US service sector data.
The blue chip index had its second-best finish ever on Monday and could break its 2007 record this week. But gains may be limited by Friday's big jobs report.
Amid all the recent press and politics surrounding the 2nd Amendment, publicly traded firearm stocks witness ramping up.
Companies are using both cash and borrowed money to repurchase their shares. Shareholders like it and more repurchases are on the way.
Stocks are lower after consumer confidence falls and a leading Democrat warns that there may not be enough time left to avoid a trip over the fiscal cliff.
And if talk about control laws continues to grow louder, firearms makers could see a rush in sales before any legislation takes effect.
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