Comments for: Gun maker shares surge on Obama re-election

Posted Nov. 07, 2012, at 8:01 p.m.

Shares of gun makers Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. and Sturm Ruger & Co. rallied Wednesday on speculation that gun enthusiasts will stock up because they fear newly re-elected President Barack Obama will toughen gun laws. Gun sales rose when Obama first won the presidency in 2008, and analysts expect …

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