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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Sin Stocks News September 21, 2012

High-Yielding Imperial Tobacco Boosts Revenue – DailyFinance Telegraph.co.uk High-Yielding Imperial Tobacco Boosts Revenue DailyFinance On a current-year forecast price-to-earnings ratio of 11.8% — and forecast earnings per share growth of 9% — the so-called “sin stock” looks good value for the money, even when pitted...
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Associated Press Finance Editor Discusses Sin Stocks

In this video (posted waaaaaaaay back in 2008), AP Personal Finance Editor Trevor Delaney discusses a handful of sin stocks and why invsetors might want to take a closer look at them. “In tough times, folks continue to smoke, drink, and gamble”. So true! He...
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A Closer Look at the VICEX Fund

The Vice Index is a fund of sin stocks. It’s like a basket of badness! They primarily hold tobacco, alcohol, gambling, and defense (which we call “conflict sin stocks” here at the Sin Stock Report). You can learn more about the Vice Index (VICEX) at...
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Sin Stocks News September 14, 2012

KiwiSaver spotlight : Fidelity Life – Stuff.co.nz KiwiSaver spotlight : Fidelity Life Stuff.co.nz Overview: Look below the hood of Fidelity’s Ethical KiwiSaver Fund and it is effectively a diversified balanced fund, albeit one aimed at savers who want to make sure their money isn’t being...
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Tobacco Sin Stock Altria: A Smokin’ Stock

Among followers of sin stocks, Altria is well-known as a sin stock. i’ve tried to simplify the company’s complicated history but I’m lazy (the sin of sloth!!!) so I’m giving you just the highlights. The company originally started as Philip Morris Companies (MO) — owner...
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