Sin Stocks News January 29, 2015

When "Sin" Pays: A Look at Big Tobacco – Motley Fool When "Sin" Pays: A Look at Big TobaccoMotley FoolWhat is a sin stock? Industry Focus will be looking at a whole series of them in coming weeks, from traditional cigarettes to e-cigs, alcohol, and more. This week we begin with the classic sin stock: […]

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Sin Stocks News January 27, 2015

Accounting for natural capital on financial exchanges – Mongabay.com Mongabay.com Accounting for natural capital on financial exchangesMongabay.comThe Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing reported that as of 2014, roughly one in six dollars invested in the U.S. is employing sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investing principles, including funds divested from the "sin stocks … Digest […]

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Sin Stocks News January 25, 2015

Look out: Big week ahead for stock market – WCVB Boston WCVB Boston Look out: Big week ahead for stock marketWCVB BostonIt's not alone: Las Vegas Sands — stock down 33% on the year — reports Wednesday. Sin City, among other retail and leisure companies, could be singing the blues this week. Overall, investors will […]

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Sin Stocks News January 20, 2015

Is Marijuana a Sin Industry? Plus Other Pot News (CANV, CNAB, CBIS, GWPH … – SmallCap Network Is Marijuana a Sin Industry? Plus Other Pot News (CANV, CNAB, CBIS, GWPH …SmallCap NetworkSmall cap marijuana stocks CannaVEST Corp (OTCMKTS: CANV) and United Cannabis Corporation (OTCBB: CNAB) are now making big moves in either direction plus there […]

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Sin Stocks News January 13, 2015

These 5 Sin Stocks Are in Breakout Mode This Month: Altria, Lorillard and More – TheStreet.com These 5 Sin Stocks Are in Breakout Mode This Month: Altria, Lorillard and MoreTheStreet.comWhy own sin stocks in the first place? Sin stocks tend to be businesses that provide a stress outlet for consumers. As a result, recession resistant […]

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Sin Stocks News January 12, 2015

More investors putting their money where their morals are – Dallas Morning News More investors putting their money where their morals areDallas Morning NewsLike all SRI funds it screens out the sin stocks, but perhaps even more important, John and co-founder Finny Kuruvilla scour the investing landscape for companies that have loyal employees, customers and […]

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Canadian Sin Stocks (Hint: It’s Not Mostly Beer)

Canadians: Known for hockey, stronger beer, cold weather, and politeness. But Canadians not without their vices. If you ask any Canadian what their vice is, they’ll probably tell you it’s Tim Hortons — the iconic coffee chain (basically what you’d get if Dunkin Donuts was on every single street corner in America). Tim Hortons is […]

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How a Cruise Line Became a Gambling Sin Stock

As I scoured news sites for information about sin stocks, I stumbled across an old, old piece of news about a cruise line, Europa Cruises (formerly OTC: KRUZ) that had changed what it sold. Europa Cruises, it seems, found that it had more promising opportunities as a gambling sin stock than a vacation stock. Apparently, […]

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CNBC Reports Sin Stocks Take a Beating

In this video, CNBC reports that sin stocks take a small beating at the beginning of the year. I don’t think sin stock investors should be worried, though. Smokers and drinkers will be back. Oh yes, they’ll be back.

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Sin Stocks News January 4, 2015

Corruption Crackdown Proves Problematic For Macau Casinos – Forbes Corruption Crackdown Proves Problematic For Macau CasinosForbesThe former Portuguese colony turned Chinese sin city saw its annual casino revenues decline by 2.6% to $44 billion, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said on Friday. It was the first time in year ending data since 2002. Industry […]

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Sin Stocks News January 3, 2015

Investing Is Not Gambling, Part 2 – Seeking Alpha Investing Is Not Gambling, Part 2Seeking AlphaSocially responsible investing is becoming a mainstream phenomenon. Just this week, CNBC caught wind of it and featured the slumping of sin stocks,. As a recap of Investing is Not Gambling, Part 1, AYA CN was featured as the most […]

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New Years Resolutions and Sin Stocks: The Tobacco Companies Aren’t Closing Up Shop Just Yet

It’s the New Year… and with it comes New Year’s Resolutions. Droves of people are turning away from their vices — including alcohol, tobacco, and gambling (but certainly not limited to those things). According to a study by the University of Scranton, and published here, 45% of Americans make resolutions, and those resolutions include quitting […]

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The HIDDEN MARKET of Almost-Secret Gambling Sin Stocks

When you think of gambling sin stocks, what do you think of? Probably the big ones that influence our idea of Las Vegas: Wynn Resorts (WYNN), MGM Resorts (MGM), Caesars Entertainment (CZR). But those aren’t the only casino sin stocks around. There are others… just hidden away and not really achieving the glitzy headlines that […]

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