Gun stocks are muted in early trade

Stock prices of arms and ammunition companies often rise after mass shootings, with investors anticipating a spike in sales ahead of calls for tougher gun laws. But on Wednesday, the morning after a fatal elementary school shooting in…

Stocks give up gains as jitters return

Global stocks fell on Tuesday, returning some of the gains made the day before. This marked a return to the bearish drift in markets over the past few weeks as investors assessed mixed economic reports and corporate earnings.Monday's rally…