LaPierre, Obama, Boxer Own Words on U.S. Gun Laws

Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Wayne LaPierre, chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association, U.S. President Barack Obama, Richard Feldman, a former political director for the NRA, Democratic U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer of California, Republican U.S. Representative Kevin Brady of Texas, RDQ Economics Chief Economist John Ryding and Bloomberg View's Al Hunt talk about the debate over U.S. gun-control laws. (Excerpts. Source: Bloomberg)

Edgy Design Gives Puma Brand a Boost, Says CEO Gulden
59:16 - Puma SE reported second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as the German sneaker maker got a lift from Europe’s soccer championships and a focus on the women’s market. Earnings before interest and taxes rose to 12 million euros ($13 million), Puma said in a statement Wednesday, beating analysts’ average expectation of 10.6 million euros. Sales rose 7 percent to 827 million euros, compared with the 820 million-euro consensus. The company fought negative currency-conversion effects by keeping a lid on costs. Chief Executive Officer Bjoern Gulden, three years into a turnaround effort, is balancing sports and style, pushing brash multicolored soccer cleats and a partnership with sprinter Usain Bolt. Gulden joined Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "The Pulse."
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