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Sin Stocks News September 12, 2014

'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 —...
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Sin Stocks News September 4, 2014

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...
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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...
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Sin Stocks News July 2, 2014

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...
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Smith and Wesson Handgun Sales Up Nearly 30%

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...
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7 Problems With Ethical Portfolios

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...
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5 Ways To Diversify When Investing In Sin Stocks

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...
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Are Sin Stocks “Bad”?

I get asked this question a lot and my answers are frequently long-winded and rambling. It was no different during my Forbes interview when I was asked that same question. Mercifully, interviewer Susannah Breslin didn’t put in my full answer. Allow me to answer that...
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Sin Stocks and the State of the Union

Tonight, Obama is delivering the State of the Union. It is expected that the themes in his speech will include the economy and guns and same-sex marriage (and hopefully other stuff too because last time I checked, my daily life included more than just those...
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What Are The Risks Of Investing In Sin Stocks?

Investing has its risks and its rewards, and it is the job of the investor to carefully consider the threat that the risks represent and compare those against the promise of the rewards. When risk outweighs reward, the investment should usually be avoided; when reward...
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Guns Could Still Be A Good Play

In an article posted at 24/7 Wall Street entitled Is The Gun Trade Coming To An End?, the writer points out that two gun stocks have risen considerably in the past couple of years and he briefly examines why this might be. Smith & Wesson...
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