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Firms that slash thousands from your hard-earned pension pot

Tweet Up to 11 million savers trapped in failing pension funds are being denied thousands of pounds of income in retirement. These pension funds, which are closed to new investors, are offering their savers retirement incomes up to 60 per cent lower than they could get elsewhere. Investors with personal pensions must usually use the money they build up to buy an annuity which pays their retirement income. This is Money and MailOnline have created ... Jump to full article >>

Philip Morris Int’l (PM): Bad Habit, Good Stock

Tweet “Investors should Philip Morris International to light up your returns and cash in on the growth of the global tobacco market,” says Gregory Dorsey. In Leeb’s Performance Income Letter, he explains, “The stock, a new addition to our Growth & Income portfolio, is well positioned to provide solid results over the long haul.” “Philip Morris International owns the international tobacco operations of its ... Jump to full article >>

Nymox Pharmaceuticals gets $15M financing deal

Tweet Drug developer Nymox Pharmaceutical Corp. said Thursday it has obtained a commitment for $15 million in equity financing from institutional investors. The money will be used for general corporate purposes. The financing also will help the company continue with research into new drugs including one called NX-1207, which may treat an enlarged prostate. The investors may get common stock at a 3 percent discount to the market price, the company ... Jump to full article >>

Who’s Serving Up Smoking Results?

Tweet When American investors think of tobacco greatness, Altria (NYSE: MO) and Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) are the first companies to come to mind. But based on recent performance, British American Tobacco (NYSE: BTI) should definitely be moving into the mix, following the interim management report the company released on Wednesday. With British American reporting results on a nine-month basis, we’re somewhat comparing apples an ... Jump to full article >>

Tobacco companies have produced great returns for shareholders.

Tweet If you’re looking for an investment that’s resistant to economic downturns, pays a reasonably high income and has a track record of increasing dividends, you might fancy having a look at the tobacco sector. Many investors will refuse to invest in tobacco companies on ethical grounds. That is a perfectly understandable position since their main product, cigarettes, if used as advertised will harm the health of the vast majority o ... Jump to full article >>

Tobacco companies can help reignite your portfolio

Tweet The market is overlooking the long-term stability of Big Tobacco’s cash flow generation and strong returns on invested capital Occasionally, the market gives investors the chance to buy great cash-flow-generating companies at prices significantly below their intrinsic value. We think one of those opportunities now exists for investors who do not mind holding firms that manufacture a harmful product. Facing challenges on multiple front ... Jump to full article >>

Marcial: Pros Gazing at Star Scientific

Tweet With its technology for eliminating key toxins in tobacco, the outfit has huge potential, especially if it wins a court fight against R.J. Reynolds Investors will be watching intently as a big tobacco industry patent-infringement case goes to trial in mid-May: a David-and-Goliath court battle pitting the second-largest U.S. cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, a unit of Reynolds American (RAI), against the tiny and little-known Star Sci ... Jump to full article >>