Maybe the H&K geniuses sold too many plastic P30s to Greece, nothing down, pay as you shoot.
Or maybe something else made Moody's cut the HK credit rating to to Caa2/negative outlook. In English, that means buying into HK is about as safe as loaning money to your brother-in-law who plans to get rich with a Peoria worm farm.
The same link gets you to the latest on Smith& Wesson's most recent rifle recall.
Any wonder some of us still prefer steel weapons built before Doris Day became a virgin?