CalSTRS, the large public pension fund, is facing pressure to sell gun-related investments, particularly retailers of weapons.
Shares of gun stocks rose after at least 50 people died in Las Vegas in what was apparently the deadliest shooting in U.S. history.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports that the Trump administration is looking to ease rules for gunmaker sales outside the U.S.
Sturm Ruger rose higher Tuesday after a report said the Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for gun makers to sell arms overseas.
Sturm, Ruger & Company's second-quarter sales fell 22 percent from the same time last year. The company partially blamed politics.
Gun sales are holding up better nationally than in California, where some see a slump from tough state regulations and predict closings.
Defense stocks are seeing a lift this month as President Trump promises to boost defense spending. CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a closer look.
Shares of major gun makers are down as much as 2 percent Tuesday on a report industry sales are likely to cool off next year.
Jim Cramer warns not to follow the crowd when it comes to prison and gun stocks.
President-elect Donald Trump has been parsimonious with details about his plans but Mr. Market is filling in the blanks, perhaps too optimistically, explains Breakingviews.
Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co. each fell after Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, and Republicans retained the House and the Senate.
Shares of firearms companies sold off Friday, after August data on national gun background checks showed a slowdown from the recent surge.
Smith & Wesson is set to report financials for its July quarter, and all indications point to bang-up profits for the gunmaker.
Smith & Wesson rose more than 4 percent in the premarket, putting it on track to open near an all-time intraday high.
Jim Cramer rattles off his take on caller favorite stocks, including this popular play on technology.
Britain has a huge amount to gain from EU projects. The economic case for staying in the EU is powerful, says BreakingViews founder Hugo Dixon.
Sig Sauer has been growing rapidly in the United States, with plans to sell more silencers and ammunition.
Gun stocks, like clockwork, rallied after the Orlando shooting but here's why that's a risky move, says BreakingViews Editor-in-Chief Rob Cox.
Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger rose 9.8 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively, after the shooting in Orlando, Fla.
The Orlando massacre has once again prompted calls for a ban on the AR-15, the weapon used in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.