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Sin Stocks

'Vice Fund' Touts Recession-Proof Portfolio: 'Booze, Bets, Bombs and Butts'

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON — So much for virtue. Sin is in. That's according to a mutual fund manager who's finding plenty of investment opportunities in companies...

Consumers Continue To Eat, Drink, Smoke, And Be Merry Despite Recession

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

LONDON — As a global recession looms, what better way to cope than to eat, drink and be merry? Even as consumers face soaring energy costs, ris...

"Sin Stocks" Perform Better Than "Conscience Stocks"

New York Times | JANET MORRISSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To paraphrase Gordon Gekko, sin is good. Or in this case, at least a little better than investing your conscience. At a time when the volatility on ...