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Common Cents

Some Common Cents for September 2nd, 2016

This week, the European Commission (EU) ordered Apple, Inc., to pay the Irish government $14.6 billion in back taxes it claimed the company owed. Interestingly, the Irish weren’t asking for the money, quite the opposite. They…

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Some Common Cents for March 25th 2016

Everything seemed to be going along so nicely in the markets. Cooler heads had finally prevailed, and the Federal Reserve seemed to be ‘on board’ with the reality of the situation. That is, it appeared the…

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Some Common Cents for January 9th 2015

Yesterday, we met with a new client at a German restaurant in Huntsville. He had been an aerospace engineer during his career, and had developed a taste for German food while working on the Skylab and…

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Some Common Cents for April 19th 2013

Disclosure: Oakworth Capital Bank owns Apple Inc. in client accounts. One of the more perplexing questions we get is: what is going on with Apple? Unless you have been in a cave, you know the stock…