Sin Stocks News January 17, 2014

5 'Sin Stocks' to Play Defense in 2014 – TheStreet.com 5 'Sin Stocks' to Play Defense in 2014TheStreet.comDont let the name fool you; sin stock companies aren't in the business of burning down old folks' homes. Instead, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and weapons firms are all...
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Budweiser Bailing Their Sinking Ship?

Budweiser. Beer of America. Beer of rednecks and tailgates parties and autoworkers everywhere. For years it enjoyed a firm hold on the beer-swilling drinking public but that market share is declining. To improve things, they fancied up their drink with weird cans and flavors. (IMO,...
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Sin Stocks News January 10, 2014

How Will For Profit Prison Stocks Respond to Marijuana Legalization? – NASDAQ How Will For Profit Prison Stocks Respond to Marijuana Legalization?NASDAQWhile so-called "sin taxes" have their share of opponents, the tax revenue from a legal market place for the drug has become harder to...
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Sin Stocks News January 3, 2014

Uranerz Energy Corp. (URZ): Uranerz Energy: Commencing Production Just In … – Seeking Alpha Uranerz Energy Corp. (URZ): Uranerz Energy: Commencing Production Just In …Seeking AlphaIn some ways, Uranium stocks have entered the "sin stock" category, next to which we might place tobacco, casino, and...
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Sin Stocks News December 27, 2013

Hungry For Profits? 2 Value Priced Restaurants For All Ages – Seeking Alpha Hungry For Profits? 2 Value Priced Restaurants For All AgesSeeking AlphaUnlike most restaurants, it enjoys high margins due to the fact that 40% of its revenues come from alcohol sales, making it...
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Sin Stocks News December 20, 2013

Vice ETFs are Sinfully Pricey – ETF Trends ETF Trends Vice ETFs are Sinfully PriceyETF Trends“Thanks to the recent hot streak, most sin stocks are trading a bit above their 10-year average price/earnings ratios,” reports Susie Poppick for Money. The article goes on to note...
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Sin Stocks News December 13, 2013

CORRECTED-Sustainable strategies win over sceptical emerging stock investors – Reuters CORRECTED-Sustainable strategies win over sceptical emerging stock investorsReutersInvestors have moved on from straightforward ethical investing, which involves kicking out "sin stocks" such as drugs, weapons, pornography or gambling, as represented in the iconoclastic Vice Fund,...
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Sin Stocks News December 6, 2013

Nelson Mandela's Legacy Extends to Wall Street, Too – The Fiscal Times The Fiscal Times Nelson Mandela's Legacy Extends to Wall Street, TooThe Fiscal TimesFirst, there's the idea that what is a sin to one individual is greeted with a shrug of the shoulders and...
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Sin Stocks News November 29, 2013

Big Oil: an inconvenient truth – Varsity Online Big Oil: an inconvenient truthVarsity OnlineThere are two major problems with an approach that chooses investments based on environmental criteria. First, ethical portfolios do not tend to perform as well as those with the full range of...
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Sin Stocks News November 22, 2013

Why the 'New' Tolerance Is Actually Intolerant – Charisma News Why the 'New' Tolerance Is Actually IntolerantCharisma NewsI'm pretty sure if an old guy smoking a cigarette while buying stocks in oil companies and gun makers and bemoaning it was a big mistake to let...
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Sin Stocks News November 15, 2013

Is Obama Right To Deny Keystone XL? The Advantages Of Oil By Rail. – Seeking Alpha Is Obama Right To Deny Keystone XL? The Advantages Of Oil By Rail.Seeking AlphaIn writing this, I am not taking a stance against investing in "sin" stocks, the meaning...
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Sin Stocks News November 1, 2013

3 Sin Stocks To Spice Up Your Portfolio [Cabelas Inc, The Female Health … – Seeking Alpha 3 Sin Stocks To Spice Up Your Portfolio [Cabelas Inc, The Female Health …Seeking AlphaRick's Cabaret is the only publicly traded "cabaret" (strip club) operator in the world....
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Sin Stocks News October 25, 2013

Ethical investors fail to spread the word – Financial Times Ethical investors fail to spread the wordFinancial TimesUltimately, ethical investing exists to assuage one's conscience but has had no adverse impact on the ability of others to profit from sin stocks. Alan Blum, MD, Professor...
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