Rally mode for consumer-facing stocks – Seeking Alpha Rally mode for consumer-facing stocksSeeking AlphaInvestors are buying back into consumer staples and consumer discretionary names, while tip-toeing around major chains such as Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, and Macy's. Some sin stocks are part of the rally.... Read More..
Climate change negotiations in Paris: What is at stake? – Pensions & Investments Climate change negotiations in Paris: What is at stake?Pensions & InvestmentsThe industry has come a long way since the mere exclusion of “sin stocks.” Today, investing on the thesis of climate change... Read More..
Investing for Social Goals Need Not Cost You Returns, Says Merrill Exec – TheStreet.com TheStreet.com Investing for Social Goals Need Not Cost You Returns, Says Merrill Exec TheStreet.com Snider said the impact investing industry has evolved away from so-called negative screening, where investors may choose... Read More..
While some family members will be reaching across the table for a third helping of Thanksgiving turkey, other family members will be pushing back from the table, not wanting to consume too much more tryptophan before they have to wait in line for those amazing... Read More..
Redefining social responsibility is investing: The ethical workplace – Philadelphia Business Journal Philadelphia Business Journal Redefining social responsibility is investing: The ethical workplacePhiladelphia Business JournalIt was during these years that I learned of his decades-long pledge to avoid investing in alcohol, tobacco, gambling and sex-related... Read More..
The woman who ditched 'dull' fashion for funds – Financial Times Financial Times The woman who ditched 'dull' fashion for fundsFinancial TimesThe fund excluded investments in arms, gambling, alcohol, tobacco — so-called sin stocks — as well as anything with links to apartheid South Africa.... Read More..
Oil Stocks not Going the Way of the Dodo Yet – EconomyWatch.com EconomyWatch.com Oil Stocks not Going the Way of the Dodo YetEconomyWatch.comTobacco giants argued that while their stocks offered high earnings fund managers had a duty to clients (often small pension fund holders like... Read More..
Las Vegas' New Mega-Resort Is a Big Risk For The Strip – Motley Fool Motley Fool Las Vegas' New Mega-Resort Is a Big Risk For The StripMotley FoolSin City is home to nearly 125,000 hotel rooms and as the center of gaming in the U.S.... Read More..
Millennials putting their money where their morals are – The Tennessean The Tennessean Millennials putting their money where their morals areThe TennesseanIt was common for baby boomers and Generation X'ers to not allow their financial advisers to invest in companies that dealt with alcohol or... Read More..
Continue To Stay Away From Altria For The Time Being – Seeking Alpha Continue To Stay Away From Altria For The Time BeingSeeking AlphaMost so called "sin stock" investors are rightly a fan of the company for it's large dividend (4.2%), stable cash flow, and... Read More..
Does The Dividend Dogs ETF Have Some Bite? – ETF Trends ETF Trends Does The Dividend Dogs ETF Have Some Bite?ETF TrendsThis portfolio is loading up on the sin stocks. Should we consider GameStop (NYSE:GME) a sin stock? I think the presence of so many... Read More..
Meet The Silicon Valley Alumni Trying To Change The Way We Invest – Forbes Forbes Meet The Silicon Valley Alumni Trying To Change The Way We InvestForbes“Pretty much what you could find was negatively screened funds,” laments Lisa, referring to mutual funds that remove so-called... Read More..
FVD: Great Sector Allocations For This Dividend Growth ETF – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha FVD: Great Sector Allocations For This Dividend Growth ETFSeeking AlphaThe final modification would be increasing the presence of sin companies in the portfolio by overweight companies like Altria Group (NYSE:MO). Of... Read More..