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Is Big Tobacco On The Verge Of A New Boom?

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Reynold (RAI) CEO Susan Cameron described how changes are leading to a potential boom period for tobacco sin stocks. Cameron first talked about the Reynolds purchase of Lorillard (LOR), strengthening its position as the number 2 in the industry...
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Sin Stocks News February 11, 2015

When "Sin" Pays: The Rise of E-Cigarettes – Motley Fool When "Sin" Pays: The Rise of E-CigarettesMotley FoolSean O'Reilly: Don't tell our mothers, we're talking about sin stocks again! This is the consumer goods edition of Industry Focus. Greetings Fools, I am Sean O'Reilly here...
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Sin Stocks News January 29, 2015

When "Sin" Pays: A Look at Big Tobacco – Motley Fool When "Sin" Pays: A Look at Big TobaccoMotley FoolWhat is a sin stock? Industry Focus will be looking at a whole series of them in coming weeks, from traditional cigarettes to e-cigs, alcohol, and...
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Sin Stocks News December 11, 2014

RBC Picks 3 High-Yield Tobacco Stocks for 2015 – 24/7 Wall St. RBC Picks 3 High-Yield Tobacco Stocks for 201524/7 Wall St.Like many β€œsin stocks,” some investors are put off by the concept of owning stocks from firms that sell products that harm people. The...
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Sin Stocks News December 5, 2014

12 Unexpected Stocks Bringing Buffett and Fellow Billionaires Holiday Cheer – TheStreet.com TheStreet.com 12 Unexpected Stocks Bringing Buffett and Fellow Billionaires Holiday CheerTheStreet.comThe picks listed below are made up of a mix of longtime under-the-radar outperformers as well as a few equities that have only...
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Sin Stocks News December 3, 2014

Tobacco Stocks: Time to Kick the Habit? – Fox Business Fox Business Tobacco Stocks: Time to Kick the Habit?Fox BusinessThe centers for disease control just released a study that found fewer Americans than ever before are smoking cigarettes. The findings should be unsurprising to big...
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Sin Stocks News October 31, 2014

Can you profit from the sin stock anomaly? – Stockopedia Can you profit from the sin stock anomaly?StockopediaEvery investor has their own goals, strengths, weaknesses and investing style. Some investors will have no trouble taking large risks, while others will shy away. Other investors may...
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Sin Stocks News October 10, 2014

U.S. sin stocks could be safe haven for rattled investors – Financial Post Financial Post U.S. sin stocks could be safe haven for rattled investorsFinancial PostMost stock markets in the developed world are down in the past month, which can make it hard for investors...
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Sin Stocks News August 21, 2014

Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line? – Entrepreneur (blog) Entrepreneur (blog) Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?Entrepreneur (blog)The Vice Fund is one of the few remaining "sin" funds that advertise their investment in alcohol, tobacco, gaming and defense stocks. Proponents are...
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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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Sin Stocks News July 22, 2014

Is The Tobacco Sector Up In Smoke? – Seeking Alpha Is The Tobacco Sector Up In Smoke?Seeking AlphaYet, despite current setbacks and the industry's ill effects on consumers, tobacco stocks proved very lucrative for long-term investors in the "sin stock" space. So given these variables,...
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