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Gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co. Inc. reported record quarterly sales after fears of new gun controls spurred demand, and the company said it was scouting for a third factory to boost production. Sales jumped about 39 percent to $155.9 million in the first...
Tags: FBI, Politics, Firearms, Personal Weapon Control, Gun Control
General Electric Co. cut the profit growth estimate for its core industrial businesses on Friday, citing weakness in Europe and sliding wind turbine sales, unnerving Wall Street and pushing its stock down in morning trading. The world's biggest maker...
Tribune staff reporterIn its first quarter as an independent, publicly traded company, AbbVie Inc. said net income rose 9.6 percent, to $968 million, or 60 cents a share, from $883 million, or 56 cents a share, a year earlier when the company was still a part of Abbott...
San Jose Mercury NewsApple (AAPL) just dodged a bullet. After months of mounting concerns over its ability to keep dazzling the world with its products, along with whisper campaigns that CEO Tim Cook is skippering a ship adrift, the company Tuesday announced better-than-...
The Hartford CourantThe nation's largest life insurer, MetLife Inc., reported stronger operating earnings for the first quarter compared with last year as the company cut expenses, improved investment income and saw growth in new markets abroad. MetLife's net income for...
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman. Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. reported a 39 percent jump in third-quarter sales as customers rushed to buy firearms to beat an anticipated tightening of U.S. gun laws after a massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. Gun sales often rise following mass...
It was a maybe, maybe not week. Investors didn't think they needed to worry about sequestration; then they thought maybe they should. The outcome of Italy's elections looked foreboding for Europe's stability, but then investors thought, with time,...
After turning squeamish early in the week, investors returned to the stock market and sent the Standard & Poor's 500 index to 1,517 Friday, the highest level since November 2007. It hasn't hit the all-time high of 1,565 of October 2007, but it was an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes, the devil is in the deals. Americans shopped the winter clearance racks in January, resulting in strong sales during the month for retailers. But spending is expected to slow as the deals dry up heading into the spring,...
Tags: Old Navy, Macy's, Fashion Trends, Economic Indicator, Gap Inc.
Tax season officially kicks off Wednesday, later than usual because lawmakers only this month passed legislation to address expired tax cuts. The IRS needed time to update its forms and systems. Not a problem for procrastinators, but a problem for...
UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a slight drop in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday as medical costs rose, but revenue increased more than 11 percent, helped by growth in its Medicare, care management, technology and...
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