Sin Stocks News August 22, 2014

Add Some Sin To Your Portfolio With This ETF – Investopedia Add Some Sin To Your Portfolio With This ETFInvestopediaWhen it comes to investing in sin stocks, alcohol is generally the area that most retail investors can most easily associate with. Again, disregarding social perspective and despite economic condition, there always seems to be ample […]

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Sin Stocks News August 21, 2014

Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line? – Entrepreneur (blog) Entrepreneur (blog) Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?Entrepreneur (blog)The Vice Fund is one of the few remaining "sin" funds that advertise their investment in alcohol, tobacco, gaming and defense stocks. Proponents are generally indifferent to social issues, reasoning that any profitable company […]

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Sin Stocks News August 14, 2014

Two Compelling Ways To Invest In Sin – NASDAQ Two Compelling Ways To Invest In SinNASDAQMarijuana companies aren't the only "sin stocks" garnering headlines lately either… In June, Big Tobacco giant Philip Morris International (Nasdaq: PM ) announced it would be buying British based e-vapor company, Nicocigs, to establish its presence …and more » Digest powered […]

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Sin Stocks News August 13, 2014

'Sin stocks' surge on hopes of higher dividends – Yonhap News 'Sin stocks' surge on hopes of higher dividendsYonhap NewsSEOUL, Aug. 13 (Yonhap) — "Sin stocks" of tobacco, alcohol and gambling companies have gained recently on hopes of bigger dividends after the administration's new economic team introduced measures to induce companies to pay higher returns […]

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Sin Stocks News August 12, 2014

10 Bad Boy All-Star Dividend Dogs Stalk 17.8% August Upsides – Seeking Alpha (registration) 10 Bad Boy All-Star Dividend Dogs Stalk 17.8% August UpsidesSeeking Alpha (registration)Projections based on estimated increases in dividend amounts from $1000 invested in the twenty highest-yielding super sin stocks and aggregate one-year analyst target share prices from Yahoo Finance divided by […]

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Sin Stocks News August 10, 2014

Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policies – Inquirer.net Inquirer.net Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policiesInquirer.netMANILA, Philippines—A lawmaker has urged the government to closely monitor the alleged interference of some tobacco companies in the health and revenue policies of the government as the new law requiring graphic warnings on cigarette packs took …and […]

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Sin Stocks News August 9, 2014

Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policies – Inquirer.net Inquirer.net Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policiesInquirer.netMANILA, Philippines—A lawmaker has urged the government to closely monitor the alleged interference of some tobacco companies in the health and revenue policies of the government as the new law requiring graphic warnings on cigarette packs took …and […]

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Sin Stocks News August 8, 2014

3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio – NASDAQ 3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your PortfolioNASDAQThere can be some overlap with healthcare and utilities but ETFs like Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (XLP) provide healthy doses of food and beverage names like General Mills Inc (GIS) and Coca-Cola Co (KO) but also includes […]

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Sin Stocks News August 7, 2014

Graphic smoking warnings delayed despite new law in Philippines – GlobalPost Graphic smoking warnings delayed despite new law in PhilippinesGlobalPostGraphic warnings on Philippine cigarette packets will not appear for almost two years despite the law technically coming into force on Thursday, with health officials blaming pressure from a powerful tobacco lobby. "We wanted only a […]

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Sin Stocks News August 6, 2014

Women's fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firms – PBS NewsHour Women's fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firmsPBS NewsHourPAUL SOLMAN: Though Krawcheck's fund does invest in defense firm Lockheed Martin, it excludes most so-called sin stocks, at a cost, says Professor Statman, though he doesn't disapprove of the female-focused fund. MEIR STATMAN: […]

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Sin Stocks News August 5, 2014

Alcohol Stocks Offer Stability In A Tipsy Market – Seeking Alpha (registration) Alcohol Stocks Offer Stability In A Tipsy MarketSeeking Alpha (registration)Alcohol stocks are sometimes referred to as sin stocks, but how bad are they when parodying Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein for inspiration: "I do not drink craft beer and ale! I do not […]

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Sin Stocks News August 4, 2014

'Sin' stocks lure investors with high returns – The Conversation 'Sin' stocks lure investors with high returnsThe Conversation“Sin” companies such as tobacco, alcohol and gambling are ignored by institutions and analysts – until the profits get too high to ignore. A multi-institute research paper, using stock market data, Gallup polls and government surveys, found many […]

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Sin Stocks News August 2, 2014

These SRI Funds Focus On Empowering Women – Investopedia Investopedia These SRI Funds Focus On Empowering WomenInvestopediaLess known is that many of these SRI funds have also made it their business to invest in companies that strive to empower women in the workplace. Here is a list of a few that do just that. (For […]

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