Vice Fund ETF: Special Kids' Edition
There are plenty of companies out there hiding behind a kid-friendly, glitzy corporate image.
Image isn't everything. There are plenty of companies out there hiding behind a kid-friendly, glitzy corporate image. Are they giving kids what they need or are they taking advantage of a multi-billion dollar demographic? Check out Minyanville's Vice Find Kid's Edition ETF and take advantage of them first!
- Disney (DIS): Nothing gets lifelong consumerism rolling like an Evil Talking Mouse. One day you are buying a replica Wiggles house, the next you are buying a real house you can't afford with a teaser rate.
- CEC Entertainment Inc. (CEC): Owner of Chuck E. Cheese... need I say more? OK, Owner of Cuck E. Cheese! Pretend I just yelled that into your ear at the top of my lungs from two inches away. For two straight hours. Now add in that the yelling is to be heard over a cacophony of bells and what must be Satanic music. It has been proven conclusively that the more time a kid spends at one of CEC's establishments, the more likely they are to download the entire Black Sabbath collection as teens.
- Dave and Busters (private): A "casino for the kid in all of us". What could go wrong there?
- Crocs (CROX): It's a slippery slope from piercing your shoes to piercing your body.
- Viacom (VIA): Parent of Nick, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, Nick at Night, Nick Online, Nick-elback, Knicks Gamenight, et. al. Exposes kids to Spongebob and his "alternative lifestyle" 32 hours a day when you add it all up.
- Hasbro (HAS): Maker of board games such as Monopoly and Risk. Going to need some weapons systems to defend Irkutsk and Kamchatka... how does a no-bid contract sound?
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