Rich Smith

As the Gun Control Debate Heats Up, So Will This Stock

The Aurora, Colo., theater shooting re-energized the national argument on gun control. And whenever that happens, regardless of right, wrong, or the chance of a real national policy shift, gun sales tend to rise in the near term. And that presents an investing opportunity.

Who Are the Nation's Biggest Suckers? Lottery Players

As bizarre as it sounds, 21% of American adults agreed with the statement: "Winning the lottery represents the most practical way [for me] to accumulate several hundred thousand dollars." Those 21% couldn't be more wrong.