Sin Stocks News December 14, 2012

Putting your money where it will have the biggest social impact – Inside Tucson Business Putting your money where it will have the biggest social impact Inside Tucson Business From there, the definition of SRI evolved to include the avoidance of “sin stocks” — stocks...
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What Are Tobacco Sin Stocks?

Sin stocks are stocks that profit from vice — industries that are highly regulated and even a little bit taboo. The three most common types of sin stocks (although there are many others) are alcohol, gambling, and tobacco sin stocks. In this article, we’re looking...
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Sin Stocks News December 7, 2012

Beware These Familiar Value Traps – NASDAQ Beware These Familiar Value Traps NASDAQ Rick’s Cabaret (NASDAQ: RICK ) The epitome of a sin stock, Rick’s operates what it calls “upscale” adult nightclubs across the U.S. Simply put, Rick’s is highly dependent on two forms of...
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Sin Stocks News November 30, 2012

Are You a Socially Responsible Investor? Weighing Wal-Mart vs. Costco – Forbes Are You a Socially Responsible Investor? Weighing Wal-Mart vs. Costco Forbes Another may shun ‘sin stocks‘ or armaments manufacturers, steering clear of Altria (MO) and Northrup (NOC). But their bottom line is that...
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What Are Gambling Sin Stocks?

Sin stocks are stocks that profit from social taboos and activities that are perceived to be “forbidden” or highly restricted. Alcohol and tobacco are two well-known sin stocks. Gambling sin stocks are another group of well-known sin stocks. As the name suggests, gambling sin stocks...
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Sin Stocks News November 23, 2012

Marijuana dispenser: A classic penny-stock story – MarketWatch Marijuana dispenser: A classic penny-stock story MarketWatch Consider the case of another “sin stock” that was having some interesting price action last week around the same time as Medbox. Drinks Americas Holdings (OTN:DKAM) — which I picked...
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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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Sin Stocks News October 26, 2012

Las Vegas Is Back! Wynn Rallies On Sin City Strength Despite Macau Weakness – Forbes Las Vegas Is Back! Wynn Rallies On Sin City Strength Despite Macau Weakness Forbes Ever since the Chinese territory of Macau surpassed Las Vegas in gaming revenues, investors have looked...
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Sin Stocks News October 19, 2012

Selling Philip Morris? Light Up On A Juicy Dividend And Big Share Buyback … – Forbes Forbes Selling Philip Morris? Light Up On A Juicy Dividend And Big Share Buyback …ForbesPhilip Morris is one of those sin stocks with a juicy dividend, and it's rocked...
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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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Sin Stocks News October 5, 2012

Tobacco, brewery stocks on the rise – The Star Online Tobacco, brewery stocks on the rise The Star Online PETALING JAYA: Stocks from the tobacco and brewery sectors that were spared sin taxes in Budget 2013, continued rising for the second day on Bursa Malaysia....
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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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Alcohol Sin Stock Anheuser-Busch InBev: I’ll Drink to That!

Boozers unite! Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) has one of the most awkward names in the beverage industry but you’ll love its huge stable of brands… and the opportunities these brands present. So here’s the story of Anheuser-Busch InBev (which I’ve simplified slightly because you would get...
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