Sin Stocks News May 4, 2017

'We buy Irn-Bru instead of big oil' – top ethical income fund manager – Telegraph.co.uk Telegraph.co.uk 'We buy Irn-Bru instead of big oil' – top ethical income fund managerTelegraph.co.ukMany of the UK's biggest dividend payers are so-called “sin stocks” – companies that make money from...
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The Playbook For Investing In Millennial-Friendly Sin Stocks

Millennials. You’re either in the group, or you’re annoyed by them, or you’re a marketer who is desperately trying to decode them. Millennials are a massive group of consumers who are happy to spend money on travel, mustaches, and gourmet coffee… when they have money....
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Is Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) Pulling Ahead?

Recently we reported on the growing trend of big beer companies, like Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), Constellation Brands (STZ), and Molson Coors (TAP), who are trying to compete in the craft beer space. (Check out our article here.) Well, I guess this post is an “I...
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Sin Stocks News April 27, 2017

Cotai Drives a Huge Quarter for Wynn Resorts – Madison.com Madison.com Cotai Drives a Huge Quarter for Wynn ResortsMadison.com… million in revenue in Las Vegas, up 6% from a year ago, and $134.6 million in EBITDA, an increase of 23.4%. Good luck helped drive the...
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Sin Stocks News April 26, 2017

The fossil fuel divestment trend has a dangerous reality – City A.M. City A.M. The fossil fuel divestment trend has a dangerous realityCity A.M.And second, the economic damage to everyone else as a result of non-market selection must be proportionate to the prospective achievements. The...
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Sin Stocks News April 25, 2017

China's "Sin City" Is Bouncing Back With 8th Straight Month of Growth – Bloomington Pantagraph China's "Sin City" Is Bouncing Back With 8th Straight Month of GrowthBloomington PantagraphMacau, the world's biggest gambling market, saw devastating declines at its casinos and resorts following a 2014 government...
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Sin Stocks News April 24, 2017

Why 'sin stocks' British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands and William Hill could have long-term investment appeal – Investomania (blog) Investomania (blog) Why 'sin stocks' British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands and William Hill could have long-term investment appealInvestomania (blog)Some people won't invest in sin stocks. My...
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Are Airline Stocks The New Sin Stocks? (UAL, AAL)

Sin stocks. We tend to think of them as taboo stocks for stuff that is illegal, immoral, or questionable. But even that definition is not perfect. After all, alcohol sin stocks aren’t really that bad, are they? And we’ve argued elsewhere that payday loan companies...
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Sin Stocks News April 20, 2017

What The Cannabis Act Says And What It Means For Your Marijuana Stocks – Seeking Alpha Seeking Alpha What The Cannabis Act Says And What It Means For Your Marijuana StocksSeeking AlphaWe are at an historical point in the marijuana movement and the market returns...
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Sin Stocks News April 19, 2017

Sin and bear it: Why preventing the ITC stake sale is a bad idea – Moneycontrol.com Moneycontrol.com Sin and bear it: Why preventing the ITC stake sale is a bad ideaMoneycontrol.comThe first part of that witticism could apply to alcohol and smoking; the second part...
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Sin Stocks News April 18, 2017

Tobacco investment PIL excludes mutual funds – Business Standard Business Standard Tobacco investment PIL excludes mutual fundsBusiness StandardEven as leading doctors and executives of Tata Trusts in their personal capacity have filed a PIL (public interest litigation) petition against public sector insurance companies for their...
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Sin Stocks News April 17, 2017

Expect material downside from Infosys hereon: Udayan Mukherjee – Moneycontrol.com Moneycontrol.com Expect material downside from Infosys hereon: Udayan MukherjeeMoneycontrol.comSo, unless you have any moral problems about owning a sin stock, I think ITC probably is top of the heap in some of the consumer names...
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Time To Buy Breweries?

Is now the right time to buy breweries? If you’ve been following the beer trends in the past decade or so, you’ll doubtlessly be aware that craft beers are THE hot item. Every beer drinker wants to enjoy a small batch, brewed-with-love, extra-pricey beer instead...
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