• Gun sales are surging amid protests across the United States, and one Wall Street analyst says Joe Biden's polling lead could accelerate them even more

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Gun sales soared in April and May compared to the same periods in 2019.
    A proliferation of unrest throughout the country could be behind the surge, one Wall Street analyst theorized.
    A win by Joe Biden in November, and resulting stricter gun laws, could also bolster demand, they said.
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    Massive protests on the back of a pandemic that's killed more than 100,000 Americans have caused a surge in new gun buyers that could continue as Joe Biden's electoral polling numbers increase over President Donald...
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  • China's state media says US can now 'enjoy' protests after criticizing China's handling of unrest in Hong Kong

    China's state media says US can now 'enjoy' protests after criticizing China's handling of unrest in Hong Kong

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    China has been furious at the US government for criticizing its handling of protests in Hong Kong and for backing pro-democracy demonstrators.
    Over the weekend, state-run media made the most of the current protests in America, sparked by the police-related death of George Floyd.
    On Saturday, the editor-in-chief of state-affiliated newspaper Global Times compared the two, saying both groups of protesters broke the law and caused destruction.
    "US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi once called the violent protests in Hong Kong 'a beautiful sight to behold,'" he wrote. "Now, the...
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