» Archive by category "conflict sin stocks"
Is Sturm Ruger & Company a Good Sin Stock to Buy? – Motley Fool Is Sturm Ruger & Company a Good Sin Stock to Buy?Motley Fool"Sin stocks" are often considered a safe haven for investors when the market gets frothy. While most people immediately think... Read More..
'Ethical' funds still pouring money into coal, oil and gas, new report finds – The Guardian 'Ethical' funds still pouring money into coal, oil and gas, new report findsThe GuardianDitchfield says: “Our review found that ethical funds need to move beyond 'negative screening' to avoid... Read More..
U.S. sin stocks could be safe haven for rattled investors – Financial Post Financial Post U.S. sin stocks could be safe haven for rattled investorsFinancial PostMost stock markets in the developed world are down in the past month, which can make it hard for investors... Read More..
War – a minefield for ethical investors – The Globe and Mail War – a minefield for ethical investorsThe Globe and MailLike it or not, the sin stocks have tended to be safe stocks for investors who see profit as an amoral benefit, Mr. Rosentreter... Read More..
Why Even the Righteous Should Invest in Sin – DailyFinance DailyFinance Why Even the Righteous Should Invest in SinDailyFinanceBoth the decision and Cramer's reaction highlight a long-running debate among investors: Should right-minded investors buy "sin" stocks? Typically these are companies involved in what can be... Read More..
'SoCap Shabbat' puts focus on Jewish lens for investing – Jweekly.com Jweekly.com 'SoCap Shabbat' puts focus on Jewish lens for investingJweekly.comHammerman kicked things off by explaining why a Jewish lens is needed for impact investing: because typical ground rules for most mainstream values-based investing —... Read More..
The Best Is Yet To Come For Ruger (RGR) – Seeking Alpha (registration) The Best Is Yet To Come For Ruger (RGR)Seeking Alpha (registration)They do not sell directly to law enforcement or the military. The stock has risen about 400% over the last 5 years... Read More..
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... Read More..
Buy these stocks and lets others' sins pay your dividends – NASDAQ Buy these stocks and lets others' sins pay your dividendsNASDAQ"Sin stocks", as they are known, are stocks representing companies that operate in ethically questionable industries such as tobacco, alcohol, or gambling. A lot... Read More..
Dirty Harry: “We’re not going to just let you walk out of here” Thug: “Who’s we?” Dirty Harry: “Smith, Wesson, and me.” Colt 44: “Bang, bang, bang, (etc.) Love that movie! Well, Dirty Harry is happy. So are investors in gun/conflict sin stock Smith &Wesson... Read More..
As someone who reports on sin stocks, I sometimes catch some static from people about morality and whether or not ethics should come into play in our portfolios. I firmly believe: Ethics should be important to us as individuals (to quote George Costanza: “We’re trying... Read More..
Most sin stocks are in-your-face badasses that flaunt their vice (much like Kevin Bacon in Footloose — Greatest movie every, by the way)… but obviously they do it in full compliance with the SEC. But some sin stocks (or “almost” sin stocks) are hidden within... Read More..
Many investors swear by diversification, and it is a way to help eliminate some risks in your portfolio. But what does that mean for people who want to heavily weight their portfolio with sin stocks? Does that mean you need to reduce the amount of... Read More..