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John Buckingham has been with Al Frank Asset Management, Inc., since 1987 and is the company's largest shareholders. He has served as the firm's Director of Research since 1989 and chief portfolio manager since 1990. He's also editor of The Prudent Speculator newsletter, which has been the #1 ranked investment newsletter in terms of total return performance for the past 20 and 30 years according to the Hulbert Financial Digest (as of 12/31/16). He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1987 with a BS degree in computer science and a minor in business administration.


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Disney: "Unprecedented Content"
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Congratulations to value investing John Buckingham on reaching his 30th year with Al Frank Management; this month is also the 4...

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Healthy Values: Biogen & Merck
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John Buckingham, editor of The Prudent Speculator, focuses on a widely-diversified portfolio of value-oriented stocks; here, he...

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Value Expert Eyes Healthcare
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We believe that equities remain attractive for the long haul, given the improving economy, solid balance sheets, generous yield...

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Top Stocks for a Trump Tax Cut
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The markets have been quick to make bets on the winners and losers of a Trump presidency, even as there are more than the usual...

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Buckingham's Banking Bets
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Banks will continue to feel the operating headwinds of a lower-for-longer interest rate environment for some time to come, even...

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AT&T and Comcast: Media Buys
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John Buckingham is long known as one of the investment industry's leading value investors; here, the editor of The Prudent Spec...

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Allianz and ING: Value in European Financials
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For long-term investors, we think there are strong reasons to be optimistic about the prospects for our stocks, suggests value...

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Value Guru Talks Tankers
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John Buckingham, a leading value investor, money manager and editor of The Prudent Speculator sees opportunities for growth and...

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