Sin Stocks News April 30, 2015

Why Pokerstars Is Still A Good Bet (AMYGF) – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha Why Pokerstars Is Still A Good Bet (AMYGF)Seeking AlphaWell first of all not everyone is interested in "sin" type stocks. Pokerstars in particular has a bad rep because it continued to provide online gambling to U.S. residents after the government had made […]

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Sin Stocks News April 29, 2015

Wynn Resorts: 'Grossly Overstated' U.S. Economic Recovery Hits Las Vegas – Barron's (blog) Wynn Resorts: 'Grossly Overstated' U.S. Economic Recovery Hits Las VegasBarron’s (blog)While the focus is on the slump in Macau and a surprise dividend cut, it's worth remembering that Las Vegas still makes up nearly a third of Wynn's revenue–and Sin City has […]

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Sin Stocks News April 28, 2015

RCI Hospitality: Another Reason Why You Should Reconsider Your Approach … – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha RCI Hospitality: Another Reason Why You Should Reconsider Your Approach …Seeking AlphaWhat unites them is that they all can be called "sin stocks." RCI Hospitality has proven to be a fairly easy company to analyze from the financial point […]

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Sin Stocks News April 27, 2015

The Guardian as contrarian indicator – FT Alphaville (registration) FT Alphaville (registration) The Guardian as contrarian indicatorFT Alphaville (registration)As a result, tobacco shares have been the best-performing investment over the past century for those willing to buy in (the same applies to lots of “sin” stocks: a higher cost of capital implies a higher return […]

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Sin Stocks News April 24, 2015

Credit Suisse: Does It Pay To Be Bad? – ValueWalk ValueWalk Credit Suisse: Does It Pay To Be Bad?ValueWalkAs its name suggests, the Barrier Fund invests in industries with significant barriers to entry, including tobacco, alcoholic beverage, gaming, and defense/aerospace industries — all also known as “sin” stocks. While the social index fund's … Digest […]

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Sin Stocks News April 23, 2015

Check Your Ethics At The Door? Investing For A Purpose – Seeking Alpha Check Your Ethics At The Door? Investing For A PurposeSeeking AlphaUntil the late 1960s most SRI funds focused on avoiding "sin" stocks. Then the SRI movement began supporting the civil rights, environmental, social, and anti-war movements. While security, sector, or regional avoidance […]

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Sin Stocks News April 19, 2015

Las Vegas Resorts' Greatest Worry Is Ultimately Coming – Statesmen News Las Vegas Resorts' Greatest Worry Is Ultimately ComingStatesmen NewsEven though casinos are still a substantial portion of the Sin City image, gaming only made up about a third of 2014 Vegas resort revenue. As an alternative, MGM and … Bradley Seth McNew has no […]

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Sin Stocks News April 17, 2015

Industries Change But Sin Stays The Same – Seeking Alpha Industries Change But Sin Stays The SameSeeking AlphaWith change accelerating, it is becoming more difficult for investors, but historically one thing stays the same; the outperformance of the so-called sin stocks. In the USA, the best performing industry was tobacco and in the U.K., alcohol. […]

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Sin Stocks News April 16, 2015

A guide on the evolving trend of impact investing – Boston Globe (subscription) Boston Globe (subscription) A guide on the evolving trend of impact investingBoston Globe (subscription)In the 20th century, some mutual funds began screening out “sin stocks” — tobacco producers, weapons manufacturers, casino companies — to satisfy investors who used social criteria to guide […]

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Sin Stocks News April 15, 2015

A guide on the evolving trend of impact investing – Boston Globe (subscription) Boston Globe (subscription) A guide on the evolving trend of impact investingBoston Globe (subscription)In the 20th century, some mutual funds began screening out “sin stocks” — tobacco producers, weapons manufacturers, casino companies — to satisfy investors who used social criteria to guide […]

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Sin Stocks News April 13, 2015

Are Tobacco Stocks Still a Good Investment? – Smarter Analyst Smarter Analyst Are Tobacco Stocks Still a Good Investment?Smarter AnalystOne category of investments that are popular with investors and have done well over the years are the Sin Stocks. These are investments in industries and sectors that are considered unethical or immoral, which include companies […]

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Sin Stocks News April 5, 2015

Industries That Will Never Go Away – Investopedia Industries That Will Never Go AwayInvestopediaInnovation and technological developments have made it difficult for many industries to survive using their traditional methods. While some industries overhaul themselves and keep apace, many are not able to cope up and eventually become redundant. Digest powered by RSS Digest

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Sin Stocks News April 3, 2015

The IRS Ruling That Could Unlock Billions In Shareholder Value – Nasdaq Nasdaq The IRS Ruling That Could Unlock Billions In Shareholder ValueNasdaqBesides holdings in Sin City, casino operators have expanded internationally with prized assets throughout Asia. One possible impediment: Rules on REIT conversions state that no more than 50% of the shares may be […]

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