Daily Archives: August 28, 2015

Investing in the Tobacco Industry – why regulation will not curb the great investor returns. 10

Investing in the tobacco industry is a topic that divides people. Many people think it is not morally right to invest in the tobacco industry. Whilst this is true, it is difficult to draw the line on morals when making investing decisions. Holding high morals when investing will make you rule out a wide array of industries such as tobacco, alcohol companies, sugar companies, banks, supermarkets (that exploit zero hour contracts), technology companies (that exploit third world workers) and natural resource / commodity companies (who pay their workers paltry sums for working in the mines all day). Having good morals makes it more difficult for you in the investing world. […]