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Some gun makers try to keep their guns out of police hands

Feb 14, 2013
A handful of gun manufacturers have reacted to strict gun laws by refusing to do business with the police in those jurisdictions.
Posted In: guns, New York

The gun-show loophole: Not about gun shows, and not a loophole

Feb 12, 2013
Most vendors at gun shows are federally licensed dealers, who are required to do background checks on buyers. It's gun collectors and private sellers that aren't federally licensed.
Posted In: guns, Obama, State of the Union

Betting wrong on gentrification in Chicago

Feb 12, 2013
During the bubble, many snapped up properties in neighborhoods they thought were going to become more affluent. But instead of moving up, Chicago's Englewood neighborhood has been spiraling down.
Posted In: Chicago, Housing, gentrification, guns

An economic breakdown of Chicago's Englewood neighborhood

Feb 11, 2013
This week, Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe reports from Englewood, a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, which has one of the highest homicide rates in the city.
Posted In: Chicago, guns

Background check: what it really takes to buy a gun

Feb 7, 2013
In most states, buyers fill out a federal form that the gun dealer keeps in his shop. In restrictive states, for some guns, buyers need to provide references.
Posted In: guns, background check

The gun shop: A place to chat and shoot, as well as arm

Jan 25, 2013
Gun stores are busy since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., revived concern about gun laws. Shops like Blue Ridge Arsenal in Virginia are sold out of some models, but are a gathering place for training and target shooting.
Posted In: guns, Virginia

For now, no more daily gun deals on Groupon

Jan 22, 2013
A month after the school massacre in Connecticut, the daily deal site pulled all offers related to guns, including firing ranges and firearms training.
Posted In: guns, groupon

Gun store owner sees 'a storm' of sales

Jan 17, 2013
For one gun shop owner, the president's announcement of a gun control package has boosted sales.
Posted In: guns

Obama on gun safety: U.S. needs more data on guns

Jan 16, 2013
The president called for bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, but also said the U.S. needs more background checks and more research on the causes of gun violence.
Posted In: guns, Barack Obama

This week in personal finance

Jan 11, 2013
We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Posted In: guns, CFPB, debt, mortgage

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