Smith & Wesson Soars to Eight-Year High on Gun Control Talk

  • Weapon purchases also rise amid concern over personal safety
  • FBI background checks for handguns surged in November

Is the Future of Gun Control State-to-State?

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. jumped to an eight-year high and Sturm Ruger & Co. climbed on investor expectations that gun enthusiasts will purchase more pistols and rifles as calls for restrictions increase.

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