Sin Stocks News February 22, 2013

Beating Vegas With These Gaming Stocks: MGM Resorts International (MGM … – Insider Monkey (blog)     Beating Vegas With These Gaming Stocks: MGM Resorts International (MGM … Insider Monkey (blog) Las Vegas Sands owns The Venetian, The Palazzo and the Sands Expo Convention Center...
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Sin Stocks News February 15, 2013

Let’s Talk About Vice: Part 2 – Motley Fool Let’s Talk About Vice: Part 2 Motley Fool Last week, I decided it was high time to revisit how we view socially responsible investing and the identification of vice or “sin” stocks. Instead of targeting companies...
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Is Beam Inc. Weaker Because of its Weaker Maker’s Mark?

Beam Inc. (BEAM) is an alcohol sin stock that makes a variety of spirits, most famously Canadian Club whiskey, Jim Beam bourbon and Maker’s Mark bourbon. Maker’s Mark bourbon is a higher price-point bourbon and is marketed with a flavor of exclusivity, exacting standards, and...
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Sin Stocks and the State of the Union

Tonight, Obama is delivering the State of the Union. It is expected that the themes in his speech will include the economy and guns and same-sex marriage (and hopefully other stuff too because last time I checked, my daily life included more than just those...
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Sin Stocks News February 8, 2013

Let’s Talk About Vice – Motley Fool Let’s Talk About Vice Motley Fool Some investors embrace sin stocks; cash gushes when people pay for naughtiness, and even though addictive products may cause harm to those who use them, we all know that the reality is...
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Apple and Blackberry — Could They Be Sin Stocks?

We think of sin stocks as being investments in companies that sell taboo products or services in highly-regulated markets. These companies sell products and services that are often considered “indulgent” and “frivolous” even though consumers will tell you that they are a necessity. This is...
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Sin Stocks News January 25, 2013

Sin To Win With This Dividend Stock That Keeps On Smoking – Seeking Alpha Sin To Win With This Dividend Stock That Keeps On Smoking Seeking Alpha Altria is what I consider the ultimate “sin stock“. The Virginia based Altria Group manufactures and sells cigarettes,...
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What Are The Risks Of Investing In Sin Stocks?

Investing has its risks and its rewards, and it is the job of the investor to carefully consider the threat that the risks represent and compare those against the promise of the rewards. When risk outweighs reward, the investment should usually be avoided; when reward...
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Crime Sin Stock Opportunity: Canada to Privatize its Prisons?

Many people don’t realize this but Australia and the United States already have privatized prisons. This is where the government hires other companies to build prisons and/or staff them with guards. Here at Sin Stocks Report, we call these companies “crime sin stocks” because they...
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Sin Stocks News January 11, 2013

Left Leaning Investors Invest Less In The ‘Sin’ Stocks – Business Insider Business Insider Left Leaning Investors Invest Less In The ‘Sin‘ Stocks Business Insider The study also pointed out that “institutional ownership of “sin” stocks, particularly among endowments and universities but also among mutual...
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Penn National Gaming plans to spin off Sin Stock REIT

Penn National Gaming (PENN) is a gambling sin stock that owns gaming, racing, and slot machine entertainment in 19 jurisdictions. Recently, the company announced that they are starting the process of spinning off another company (subject to approval from the appropriate regulatory organizations) so that...
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