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Smith & Wesson (SWHC -1%) and Sturm, Ruger (RGR -1.9%) take a sharp turn down after news of...

Smith & Wesson (SWHC -1%) and Sturm, Ruger (RGR -1.9%) take a sharp turn down after news of a mass casualty shooting at a Connecticut school breaks out from national media sources.
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  • labas112
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    RGR was already down on the day to begin with. SWHC was the stock that collapsed. Look at the charts.
    14 Dec 2012, 01:46 PM Reply Like
  • Peter Petrakis
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    Wow, a mass shooting in a region where law abiding citizens are prohibited from defending themselves, even the teachers. If only the outlaws would read the signs...
    14 Dec 2012, 01:58 PM Reply Like
  • jmjjmj1
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    Really I am sure we should all let our 6 year olds run around with automatic weapons...you are despicable for even mentioning your pro gun stance, in light of what is an obvious black mark on our entire country. How about an offer of prayer or sympathy...
    14 Dec 2012, 02:01 PM Reply Like
  • haruglory12
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    When a mass murderer decides to shoot multiple people he doesn't stop until: he runs out of ammo, the gun jams, he kills himself, or ANOTHER GUN held by a law abiding citizen (cop or otherwise) arrives at the scene. You are obviously a drone for implying we law abiders want 6-year olds running around with guns. If someone on that schools staff had a weapon, maybe, just maybe, the fatality count would not have been as high.
    14 Dec 2012, 02:24 PM Reply Like
  • Peter Petrakis
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    Please, no responsible adult would let a child carry a firearm to class. At the same time, these same children leave a home where their parents provide for their security, to a place that has comparably no security, and the very adults that are charged for their safety have *nothing* to ensure it except a prayer. How many mass shootings in "gun free zones" have to happen before parents demand accountability?
    14 Dec 2012, 02:46 PM Reply Like
  • Davin Research
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    I guess I cannot mention I like quality kitchen knives as there was a stabbing rampage in China. Or cars after a car accident.
    15 Dec 2012, 10:48 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    Mr. jmjjmj1: I just prayed . I prayed for the souls of those children. And I prayed for their parents. And I prayed for the parents of the perp.

     

    Done.

     

    Now, really, I don't know about your 6 year olds, but in my neck of the woods, we don't let them run around with automatic weapons. Semi-automatic, yes, but, automatic--no way.

     

    Just said a prayer for you, Mr. jmjjmj1.
    15 Dec 2012, 02:09 PM Reply Like
  • jmjjmj1
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    Not a drone just a horrified, law abiding, non gun owner, non dirty harry, and parent.
    14 Dec 2012, 02:26 PM Reply Like
  • tampat
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    RGR and SWHC up from the lows.
    Why would this shooting make them go down anyway?
    Any talk of stricter gun control laws will push them up, not down.
    14 Dec 2012, 02:49 PM Reply Like
  • rambler1
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    I agree. It's the severity of the emotion right now. I'm looking to be a buyer.
    14 Dec 2012, 03:30 PM Reply Like
  • tampat
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    Agree. I sold some Jan, $9 puts when it dropped and the premium jumped up a little bit. Dont mind at all if they get called and I get long at 8.40.
    14 Dec 2012, 03:53 PM Reply Like
  • Davin Research
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    This is a great time to get into the stock. RGR just went ex-div and declined ~10%. Watch for talk of stupid solutions like reinstating the assault weapons ban, and then RGR's next earning statement being absolutely amazing.
    15 Dec 2012, 10:52 AM Reply Like
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