Trading Perspectives #103: Growth over Value

September 1, 2020, by Sara McPherson

The Summer of Discontent When it comes to investing, an age-old question has been growth versus value. Over the past decade, growth has pretty consistently outperformed value. That begs the question, is value investing dead or have the lines just been blurred?​             Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/   Don’t have an iOS device?  We are also available on most major podcast outlets, including but not limited to the ones listed below....

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Common Cents & Gigs on August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020, by John Norris

How many of us have ever paid ‘cash’ to have someone perform a task, work, or job of some sort? Perhaps it was for a babysitter or the kid down the street to occasionally mow the yard. Maybe you had a person swing by the house every so often to tidy up, do the ironing, wash the baseboards, change the sheets, run carpool, take care of the pets, or just knock out those pesky chores...

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Trading Perspectives #102: The Summer of Discontent

August 19, 2020, by Sara McPherson

The Summer of Discontent As we near the end of summer we have to wonder what the riots, protests, and disagreements are really about.  Many people are upset about the President’s intervention on the local level when it comes to some of this discontent across the country.  However, there are a lot of constraints on the President when it comes to the local level. What sort of powers does the President have when it comes...

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Common Cents & Big Banks on August 14, 2020

August 14, 2020, by John Norris

This past week, my daughter asked if we could watch the movie “The Big Short” at the house. Although I lived through the crisis, have read Michael Lewis’ classic book twice, and had previously seen the movie on at least two occasions, I was more than happy to do so. Anything to cast her proverbial interest net wider than musical theater! Besides, my new books hadn’t yet arrived in the mail. Watching a movie with...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Appears on the Inc. 5000 for the Fourth Time

August 14, 2020, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Inc. magazine revealed that Birmingham-based Oakworth Capital Bank is on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy. “We are thrilled to be included on the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth time,” said Scott B. Reed, senior managing director and chief executive officer of Oakworth Capital Bank. “Our ranking is a direct...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Welcomes Marietta Urquhart to South Alabama Advisory Board

August 13, 2020, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank is pleased to announce that Mrs. Marietta Urquhart has joined its Advisory Board in South Alabama. The Oakworth Advisory Board is comprised of successful leaders in the community who embody Oakworth’s Core Purpose of Helping People Succeed while demonstrating leadership through our Core Values (Golden Rule, Character, Innovative & Creative Spirit, Professionalism, and Work Ethic). “We are happy to welcome Marietta to our Advisory Board,” said Lincoln Lee Hammons, Market Leader for...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Announces Entrance into Middle Tennessee Market with Greer Redden as Market Leader

August 12, 2020, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank is entering the Middle Tennessee Market with its new office in the Nashville area. Oakworth, which was named “Best Bank to Work For” in both 2018 and 2019 by American Banker, delivers a distinctive approach to the market by focusing on privately-held businesses, professionals, and families. With its core purpose of “Helping People Succeed”, Oakworth associates assist clients with generational decisions by delivering its three core disciplines of commercial & private banking,...

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Trading Perspectives #101: The Outcome of Debt

August 12, 2020, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

The Outcome of Debt Government and Central Banks are flooding the world with money.  Is all this debt good for the economy or will it eventually lead to financial ruin?  John & Sam discuss what happens when money is cheap, and the world is heavily in debt. Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/   Don’t have an iOS device?  We are also available on most major podcast outlets, including but not limited to the ones listed below. Spotify Google...

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Common Cents & Job Growth on August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020, by John Norris

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released “The Employment Situation – July 2020.” It reported the US economy created a total of 1.763 million net, new payroll jobs last month. That is huge number, and would have been unbelievable in simpler times. However, no one in the business of making economic predictions and forecasts has ever seen such weird data, let alone lived in such, shall we say, ‘un-simple’ times. Yesterday, a client...

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Meet the 2020 Oakworth Intern Summer Associates

August 6, 2020, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Jimmy Massey   Oakworth Internship – The Summer of Zoom Hey everyone, allow me to introduce myself! After graduating from Auburn in May of 2019 I made the decision to continue my education at Auburn and pursue my MBA. Even as an Alabama athletics fan (Roll Tide!) I am unable to deny the powerful impact Auburn has had on my life. I’ve met some amazing friends, created some awesome memories, and feel well prepared to...

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