A merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard would have benefits in their domestic market. It could also kick off more deals overseas.» Read More
Earlier this week, we wrote about the highest yielding stocks on the Dow. The S&P 500 also has some nice yielding stocks. If you are worried about the financials being able to continue to pay thier big dividends (with Freddie Mac's big slide, its yield is now over 20%!), there are nearly 40 stocks on the S&P that are currently yielding 5% or more. Here's a breakdown.
Altria Group Thursday posted quarterly profit that slightly beat analysts estimates and said market share for its Philip Morris USA unit's cigarettes rose.
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Inflation, recession or stagflation, one idea seems to work: consumers' lust for sin. Charles Norton, co-portfolio manager of The Vice Fund, and Dan Alpert, managing director at Capital Westwood, offered advice on how to invest in adult pleasures.
When it comes to stocks, the answer is often yes. Here is one play that might be hard on the health, but easy on the portfolio.
Merger and acquisition activity has hit the brakes, along with much of the rest of the economy, but it's a long way from stopping completely.
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The economic news was hardly encouraging. Yet somehow, investors managed to look beyond the headlines and buy stocks.
Down times are signals of opportunity, a chance to capitalize on the irrational panic of headline-sensitive chicken-hearts.
Stocks closed sharply higher after a late-session rally as investors piled into sectors seen as resistant to economic contraction, such as health care and staples, amid talk of recession.
Altria Group, parent of the Philip Morris tobacco companies, posted quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, helped by higher prices in the United States and the weaker dollar.
The Supreme Court Monday rejected a tobacco industry appeal on two issues in a Florida class-action case that has already resulted in a $145 billion punitive award against the cigarette makers being overturned.
True Religion, Vector Group, Goodyear and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Reynolds American may make a filthy product, but there's reason to own the stock.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Walt Disney on Wednesday became the first major Hollywood studio to ban depictions of smoking, saying there would be no smoking in its family-oriented, Disney-branded films and it would "discourage" it in films distributed by its Touchstone and Miramax labels.
Shares of Reynolds American were up more than 3 percent Tuesday ahead of a ruling in a patent infringement case filed against the maker of Camel and Salem cigarettes.
In a market like this, the best offense is a good defense. And there’s no better play than cigarettes for that game plan.
Sin pays. You can invest in good corporate citizens and go nowhere, or you can get down with alcohol, tobacco and firearms to really make some money. Don’t believe us? Here’s proof.