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Sin Stocks News March 24, 2015

Oil Stance Helps Church of England Beat Benchmarks – Wall Street Journal (blog) Wall Street Journal (blog) Oil Stance Helps Church of England Beat BenchmarksWall Street Journal (blog)In a study written for Credit Suisse in February, the London Business School showed that “sin stocks”, such...
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Sin Stocks News March 19, 2015

Hemp Legalization Trend To Drive Tobacco Stocks – Seeking Alpha (registration) Hemp Legalization Trend To Drive Tobacco StocksSeeking Alpha (registration)As sin stocks have historically beaten the market over the long-term, there is probably little downside in owning these stocks, especially given these relatively attractive dividend...
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Sin Stocks News March 15, 2015

MO investors profit from others' revulsion – San Antonio Express-News MO investors profit from others' revulsionSan Antonio Express-NewsWall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig recently highlighted a fund built specifically to take advantage of the aversion many investors feel for stocks in certain industries such as...
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Sin Stocks News February 27, 2015

In Investing, Sin Has Its Own Rewards – Financial Advisor Magazine In Investing, Sin Has Its Own RewardsFinancial Advisor MagazineOver 81 years covered in an earlier study (http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~sternfin/mkacperc/public_html/sin.pdf), U.S. sin stocks (tobacco, gambling, alcohol) produced annualized excess returns of three to four percentage points a...
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Sin Stocks News February 26, 2015

Sin seems to be its own reward – GlobalPost Reuters Sin seems to be its own rewardGlobalPostOver 81 years covered in an earlier study (http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~sternfin/mkacperc/public_html/sin.pdf), U.S. sin stocks (tobacco, gambling, alcohol) produced annualized excess returns of three to four percentage points a year. From 1985-2006 …SAFT...
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Sin Stocks News February 25, 2015

Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part Two] – ValueWalk Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part Two]ValueWalkA large amount of evidence points to the fact that sin stocks outperform because of their low valuations and small investor universe. Socially responsible investments are quite the...
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Sin Stocks News February 24, 2015

Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part One] – ValueWalk Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part One]ValueWalkAnd while the data itself is interesting — there seems to be an anomaly as to why big tobacco and sin stocks in general outperform — there's one...
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Sin Stocks News February 19, 2015

Altria Group: The Most Successful Public Company “Ever” – ValueWalk Altria Group: The Most Successful Public Company “Ever”ValueWalkIn my 35+ years in the financial business, I have never seen an analysis that compares socially-responsible investing to investing in so-called sin stocks. I think you'll find...
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Sin Stocks News February 16, 2015

Face facts: there's money in sin – Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk Face facts: there's money in sinTelegraph.co.ukTobacco illustrates the potential of investing in sin. Prior to the mid-1960s, before smoking became a sin, tobacco stocks underperformed the market. Once the health issues became well-known, cigarette companies started...
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Sin Stocks News February 14, 2015

Face facts: there's money in sin – Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk Face facts: there's money in sinTelegraph.co.ukPrior to the mid-1960s, before smoking became a sin, tobacco stocks underperformed the market. Once the health issues became well-known, cigarette companies started to outperform and they have been key components...
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Sin Stocks News February 12, 2015

Another Inconvenient Truth: Vice Pays – Capital Finance International Evening Standard Another Inconvenient Truth: Vice PaysCapital Finance InternationalThe politically correct and socially sustainable is, though certainly laudable, not particularly profitable. Investors shunning sin stocks manage portfolios that are, on average, significantly less profitable than those...
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