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Are Airline Stocks The New Sin Stocks? (UAL, AAL)

Sin stocks. We tend to think of them as taboo stocks for stuff that is illegal, immoral, or questionable. But even that definition is not perfect. After all, alcohol sin stocks aren’t really that bad, are they? And we’ve argued elsewhere that payday loan companies...
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Sin Stocks News April 20, 2017

What The Cannabis Act Says And What It Means For Your Marijuana Stocks – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha What The Cannabis Act Says And What It Means For Your Marijuana StocksSeeking AlphaWe are at an historical point in the marijuana movement and the market returns...
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Sin Stocks News April 19, 2017

Sin and bear it: Why preventing the ITC stake sale is a bad idea – Moneycontrol.com Moneycontrol.com Sin and bear it: Why preventing the ITC stake sale is a bad ideaMoneycontrol.comThe first part of that witticism could apply to alcohol and smoking; the second part...
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Sin Stocks News April 18, 2017

Tobacco investment PIL excludes mutual funds – Business Standard Business Standard Tobacco investment PIL excludes mutual fundsBusiness StandardEven as leading doctors and executives of Tata Trusts in their personal capacity have filed a PIL (public interest litigation) petition against public sector insurance companies for their...
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Sin Stocks News April 17, 2017

Expect material downside from Infosys hereon: Udayan Mukherjee – Moneycontrol.com Moneycontrol.com Expect material downside from Infosys hereon: Udayan MukherjeeMoneycontrol.comSo, unless you have any moral problems about owning a sin stock, I think ITC probably is top of the heap in some of the consumer names...
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Time To Buy Breweries?

Is now the right time to buy breweries? If you’ve been following the beer trends in the past decade or so, you’ll doubtlessly be aware that craft beers are THE hot item. Every beer drinker wants to enjoy a small batch, brewed-with-love, extra-pricey beer instead...
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Sin Stocks News April 13, 2017

Boutique players face uphill battle in ETFs, warns veteran – Citywire Selector (registration) Citywire Selector (registration) Boutique players face uphill battle in ETFs, warns veteranCitywire Selector (registration)'The way that these indices have been created in the past – not green bonds specifically, but the ESG...
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Sin Stocks News April 12, 2017

Spotlight On The Coutts Tailored Portfolio Service – Coutts Spotlight On The Coutts Tailored Portfolio ServiceCouttsA frequent request of some TPS clients, for example, is to avoid so-called 'sin stocks' such as gambling companies or arms manufacturers. More than this, however, by holding the individual...
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Sin Stocks News April 6, 2017

Unleashing the Power of Endowments: The Next Great Challenge for Philanthropy – Stanford Social Innovation Review (subscription) Stanford Social Innovation Review (subscription) Unleashing the Power of Endowments: The Next Great Challenge for PhilanthropyStanford Social Innovation Review (subscription)Concerns about socially responsible investing go back to the...
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Sin Stocks News April 5, 2017

Africa: Unleashing the Power of Endowments – Ford Foundation Commits $1B for Mission-Related Investments – AllAfrica.com AllAfrica.com Africa: Unleashing the Power of Endowments – Ford Foundation Commits $1B for Mission-Related InvestmentsAllAfrica.comConcerns about socially responsible investing go back to the founding of modern stock markets centuries...
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Sin Stocks News April 4, 2017

The No. 1 Dividend Grower For 2017 (From 50 Elite Finalists) – Forbes Forbes The No. 1 Dividend Grower For 2017 (From 50 Elite Finalists)ForbesWhich brings me to… A High-Paying Sin Stock With a Big Catch. Altria Group (MO) is proof that as much as...
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