Sin Stocks News August 30, 2016

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) – Better Returns – ETFdb.com Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) – Better ReturnsETFdb.comThe concept gets its beginnings with the Quaker community, and was originally a simple weeding-out of various “sin” stocks from broader portfolios. Removing stocks such as tobacco, firearms makers, alcohol...
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Sin Stocks News August 26, 2016

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) – Investorplace.com Investorplace.com Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)Investorplace.comThe “sin” stocks are supposed to do well in dull markets, especially when they provide a 4% dividend in a low-rate environment. The chart for Philip Morris is suggesting that the crowd is...
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Sin Stocks News August 22, 2016

Turbo-Charged Altria Shows 'Big Tobacco' Has What It Takes – TheStreet.com TheStreet.com Turbo-Charged Altria Shows 'Big Tobacco' Has What It TakesTheStreet.com… What It Takes. 'Sin stocks' such as tobacco makers are under political and social pressure, but this stock is proving adept at surviving…and thriving....
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Sin Stocks News August 12, 2016

How Risky Is Altria Group Inc.? – Madison.com Madison.com How Risky Is Altria Group Inc.?Madison.comAs a sin stock, Altria is less affected by macroeconomic effects than the average stock. Altria's current beta is .67, which is one-third less than the overall market. In the event...
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Sin Stocks News August 9, 2016

COST OF VIAGRA – Do You Need A Prescription For Viagra – Tuscola Today (subscription) COST OF VIAGRA – Do You Need A Prescription For ViagraTuscola Today (subscription)How ′Sin Stocks′ Keep Investors Safe From Market SwingsIt′s time to grab the guns, the booze and the...
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Sin Stocks News August 4, 2016

No logo – The Economist No logoThe EconomistOther “sin” industries are worried. The International Trademark Association frets that governments might strip trademarks from junk food and liquor. It may become pointless for cigarette firms to start legal proceedings. The Trans-Pacific Partnership …and more » Digest powered...
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Sin Stocks News August 1, 2016

How to Choose Stock Top Losers – Stock Transcript How to Choose Stock Top LosersStock TranscriptLike a number of other sin stocks, the companies are inclined to succeed through nice and bad economic times. UNH can do it as they are not trying to consolidate...
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Sin Stocks News July 27, 2016

Sin Stock Philip Morris International Just Became a Screaming Buy – TheStreet.com TheStreet.com Sin Stock Philip Morris International Just Became a Screaming BuyTheStreet.comThe stock is up more than 15%, despite beating analyst estimates on earnings just once in the past four quarters. Even income investors...
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Sin Stocks News July 25, 2016

Swedroe: Costs Of Socially Responsible Investing – ETF.com Swedroe: Costs Of Socially Responsible InvestingETF.comOf note is that, while SRI has evolved, the original practice of negative screening for the stocks of companies involved in harmful or controversial activities (so-called sin stocks) remains the most common...
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Sin Stocks News July 19, 2016

The Morning Ledger: Corporate Pensions Wrestle With Brexit – Wall Street Journal (blog) The Morning Ledger: Corporate Pensions Wrestle With BrexitWall Street Journal (blog)Sin to win. Even investing in sin has its limits. The vices that many investors love to hate—cigarettes, alcohol and gambling—have an...
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Sin Stocks News July 17, 2016

Women invest in selves, succeed with Pie in the Sky Investment Group – Topeka Capital Journal Women invest in selves, succeed with Pie in the Sky Investment GroupTopeka Capital JournalWilson said the group members don't always agree on what should be done, and sometimes decisions...
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Sin Stocks News July 14, 2016

Altria Group Battles Against Themselves – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha Altria Group Battles Against ThemselvesSeeking AlphaMO is stuck with very successful anti-smoking programs that are reducing the volume of future customers. There are several other sin stocks that don't face the same kind of pressure...
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Sin Stocks News July 11, 2016

You Say Compounding, I Say Yes Please – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha You Say Compounding, I Say Yes PleaseSeeking AlphaWhich Sin Stock Looks The Best For Income? Tobacco companies are equally hated for the products they profit from and loved for the consistent high dividends...
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