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Sin Stocks News February 2, 2015

For Profit Prisons Offers Investors Moral, Financial Challenges – ValueWalk ValueWalk For Profit Prisons Offers Investors Moral, Financial ChallengesValueWalkStrubel Investment Management, a firm that invests in “sin” stocks such as tobacco, alcohol and defense contractors, has no interest in for profit prison management, a category...
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Sin Stocks News October 30, 2014

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...
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Sin Stocks News September 19, 2014

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...
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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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4 Threats Of Crime Sin Stocks

One of the least-known types of sin stocks are crime sin stocks. These are stocks that still profit from sin but not in the way you think. Crime sin stocks are mostly the publicly traded corporations that run prisons. In the US, three publicly traded...
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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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Investing Opportunities In Sex, Booze, and Crime

In this video, Fox Business reports on two types of sin stocks — sex sin stocks, alcohol sin stocks, and crime sin stocks. In the first part of the video (1:00 – 5:41), Fox Business interviews Anthony Previte, CEO of FriendFinder (FFN), a company 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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