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A podcast designed to provide listeners with education and a unique insight into specific factors that are currently driving our nation's economy. Trading Perspectives is brought to you by Oakworth Capital Bank. https://www.oakworthcapital.com/ tradingperspectives@oakworthcapital.com

A podcast designed to provide listeners with education and a unique insight into specific factors that are currently driving our nation's economy. Trading Perspectives is brought to you by Oakworth Capital Bank. https://www.oakworthcapital.com/ tradingperspectives@oakworthcapital.com
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United States

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A podcast designed to provide listeners with education and a unique insight into specific factors that are currently driving our nation's economy. Trading Perspectives is brought to you by Oakworth Capital Bank. https://www.oakworthcapital.com/ tradingperspectives@oakworthcapital.com

Language:

English

Contact:

205-263-4700


Episodes

Corporate Social Responsibilites: A Benefit to Society or a Strategic Marketing Campaign?

9/17/2018
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Today's workforce generally puts a lot of value on social and environmental efforts of their employer. In episode 6 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam talk about the social responsibility of companies like Nike and Starbucks and whether or not companies have a responsibility to put benefits to society over those of the company. On the flip side, are corporate social efforts driven by a strategic marketing plan to increase sales and revenue?

Duration:00:20:31

The Aging Workforce in America

9/10/2018
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The average age of US citizens is rising. In episode 5 of Trading Perspectives, Baby Boomer John Norris and co-host Sam Clement, Gen Z, discuss generational changes in the American workforce. In 1950 the economy had at it's disposal 8.1 people of working age for each person of retirement age. By 2030 that ratio is expected to have shrunk to just over 5.0. In 1950 the average age of the American worker was 29. Today it has risen to over 38. The personal savings rate is half of what it was in...

Duration:00:19:20

Bar-B-Que & Big Gulps

9/3/2018
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Episode 4 of Trading Perspectives is the 2nd of our 2 part discussion on sin taxes. John and Sam dive deeper into the sugary products discussed in episode 3 and just how much money they actually cost on annual basis. Sam provides statistics surrounding the amount of money the government spends on healthcare in relation to the sugary foods we consume daily. Should we, as consumers, be dependent on the government to tell us when enough is enough?

Duration:00:20:44

Pour Some Sugar On Me?

8/27/2018
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In episode 3 of Trading Perspectives, John Norris and co-host Sam Clement discuss the taxes on unhealthy goods and services. How much is too much and should the government be able to dictate the food we eat? This episode dives deep into the sugary products that sin taxes are placed on (in addition to alcohol and tobacco) and just how beneficial these optional taxes are to the economy and the consumer.

Duration:00:19:38

Are We Getting Lazy or Just Uninventive?

8/20/2018
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In episode 2 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam discuss the productivity of American workers and the impact of new technology on today's workforce.

Duration:00:19:20

Is the World Actually Becoming a Better Place?

8/6/2018
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Welcome to the very 1st episode of Trading Perspectives! Statistics show that only a very small amount of people think the world is becoming a better place. In this episode our host John Norris and co-host Sam Clement will be digging in to why so many people are dissatisfied with the direction our world is headed and providing some perspective on how human behaviors can impact our economy.

Duration:00:18:29