Sin Stocks News August 13, 2014

'Sin stocks' surge on hopes of higher dividends – Yonhap News 'Sin stocks' surge on hopes of higher dividendsYonhap NewsSEOUL, Aug. 13 (Yonhap) — "Sin stocks" of tobacco, alcohol and gambling companies have gained recently on hopes of bigger dividends after the administration's new economic...
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Sin Stocks News August 12, 2014

10 Bad Boy All-Star Dividend Dogs Stalk 17.8% August Upsides – Seeking Alpha (registration) 10 Bad Boy All-Star Dividend Dogs Stalk 17.8% August UpsidesSeeking Alpha (registration)Projections based on estimated increases in dividend amounts from $1000 invested in the twenty highest-yielding super sin stocks and aggregate...
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Sin Stocks News August 10, 2014

Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policies – Inquirer.net Inquirer.net Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policiesInquirer.netMANILA, Philippines—A lawmaker has urged the government to closely monitor the alleged interference of some tobacco companies in the health and revenue policies of the government as...
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Sin Stocks News August 9, 2014

Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policies – Inquirer.net Inquirer.net Tobacco lobby hit for meddling in gov't policiesInquirer.netMANILA, Philippines—A lawmaker has urged the government to closely monitor the alleged interference of some tobacco companies in the health and revenue policies of the government as...
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Sin Stocks News August 8, 2014

3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio – NASDAQ 3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your PortfolioNASDAQThere can be some overlap with healthcare and utilities but ETFs like Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (XLP) provide healthy doses of food and beverage names like General...
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Sin Stocks News August 7, 2014

Graphic smoking warnings delayed despite new law in Philippines – GlobalPost Graphic smoking warnings delayed despite new law in PhilippinesGlobalPostGraphic warnings on Philippine cigarette packets will not appear for almost two years despite the law technically coming into force on Thursday, with health officials blaming...
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Sin Stocks News August 6, 2014

Women's fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firms – PBS NewsHour Women's fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firmsPBS NewsHourPAUL SOLMAN: Though Krawcheck's fund does invest in defense firm Lockheed Martin, it excludes most so-called sin stocks, at a cost, says Professor Statman,...
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Sin Stocks News August 5, 2014

Alcohol Stocks Offer Stability In A Tipsy Market – Seeking Alpha (registration) Alcohol Stocks Offer Stability In A Tipsy MarketSeeking Alpha (registration)Alcohol stocks are sometimes referred to as sin stocks, but how bad are they when parodying Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein for inspiration: "I...
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Sin Stocks News August 4, 2014

'Sin' stocks lure investors with high returns – The Conversation 'Sin' stocks lure investors with high returnsThe Conversation“Sin” companies such as tobacco, alcohol and gambling are ignored by institutions and analysts – until the profits get too high to ignore. A multi-institute research paper, using...
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Sin Stocks News August 2, 2014

These SRI Funds Focus On Empowering Women – Investopedia Investopedia These SRI Funds Focus On Empowering WomenInvestopediaLess known is that many of these SRI funds have also made it their business to invest in companies that strive to empower women in the workplace. Here is...
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Sin Stocks News July 31, 2014

Money talks when it comes to acceptability of 'sin' companies, study reveals – Eureka! Science News Money talks when it comes to acceptability of 'sin' companies, study revealsEureka! Science NewsThis is the first study to examine whether the social acceptability of sin stocks can vary...
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Sin Stocks News July 30, 2014

Cramer's Mad Money – The Pause That Depresses (7/29/14) – Seeking Alpha (registration) Cramer's Mad Money – The Pause That Depresses (7/29/14)Seeking Alpha (registration)Ford (F) reported a good quarter, but the stock is not moving. Oil prices are high, and drilling is booming, but the...
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Sin Stocks News July 24, 2014

Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI) Stock Down on Verdict – but Not Out for Long – Money Morning Money Morning Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI) Stock Down on Verdict – but Not Out for LongMoney Morning"This is just like other 'sin' stocks – firearms, beer, booze, and...
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