Should you let your conscience be your investing guide? Maybe you won't buy into Altria
This isn't an easy subject, in part because you will rarely arrive at a consensus as to what constitutes a sin stock. If you want to get a cocktail party started, just ask a crowd whether defense contractors are good or bad. Trust me. I was at that party. And then the riot police came.
Some stocks just court controversy. Not everyone was tickled to see Playboy
More importantly, can a portfolio thrive by embracing socially responsible investing? Not all Fools agree. This week, we have Dan Caplinger arguing in favor of SRI, while Joe Magyer thinks portfolios work best without a moral compass.
We know that you have an opinion. Read on to see two viewpoints go head-to-head.
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- Read the bear argument
- Read the bullish rebuttal
- Read the bearish rebuttal
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- Vote for the winner