Las Vegas horror drives all-too-predictable gun stock rally

THE MASS SHOOTING in Las Vegas has spurred gun makers' stock prices much like stock surges seen after other mass shootings. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SERGIO FLORES
THE MASS SHOOTING in Las Vegas has spurred gun makers' stock prices in a manner similar to stock surges seen after previous mass shootings in the United States. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SERGIO FLORES
NEW YORK - The grim predictability of stock-market reactions to United States mass shootings—where before a final tally of casualties can be reached, shares of gun makers rise—continued Monday in the wake of a Las Vegas attack that killed at least 58 and wounded 515. Historically, gun stocks have experienced a bump after a mass shooting for…

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