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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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What Are Conflict Sin Stocks?

Sin stocks are stocks that profit from vice — from things that perhaps comes with a social stigma or is related to some kind of taboo. Alcohol, tobacco, and gambling are the most well-known but there are others, including a group of sin stocks known...
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An Interview With The VICEX Fund Manager

A couple of weeks ago I posted an overview of the VICEX fund — a fund that invests in alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and conflict stocks. I listed some of their top holdings and presented it as a way that sin stock investors could own sin...
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A Closer Look at the VICEX Fund

The Vice Index is a fund of sin stocks. It’s like a basket of badness! They primarily hold tobacco, alcohol, gambling, and defense (which we call “conflict sin stocks” here at the Sin Stock Report). You can learn more about the Vice Index (VICEX) at...
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5 Sin Stocks for 2012 from ‘The Street’

Financial news site The Street reported in April on 5 sin stocks that investors should look at. In their article they cover a variety of sin stocks, along with compelling reasons for investors to take a closer look at each one. Since this article is...
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Sin Stocks News August 31, 2012

3 Eurozone Stocks to Avoid – Investorplace.com 3 Eurozone Stocks to Avoid Investorplace.com Remember, this is a company that sells a product in terminal decline, not a growth stock with a bright future. I love sin stocks in general and tobacco stocks in particular, but...
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DISCLAIMER

Nothing on this site is a recommendation because, hey, I can't read your mind and I don't know what you have in your portfolio, and I'm not a licensed financial advisor. So never EVER trade without doing your due diligence. If you want more information about this fascinating topic, please check out the Sin Stocks Disclaimer page which basically says the same thing but more emphatically.