Black Market

August summer vacations leave little money and opportunity for vice.
Beginning last year, the Bank of England included prostitution in its GDP measurements.
Have money, will vice. It’s as simple as that. Gambling and the broader economy march together.
The Vice Index is strongly correlated with Retail Sales with a multi-month lead, excluding auto sales and gasoline.
Philip Morris (PM) is near the top of the world’s leading drug companies. As global tobacco consumption slows, Big Tobacco has sought alternatives like cannabis.