Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> August 10, 1998

Auto Parts Stocks : Alexander P. Paris Sr. – Barrington Research Associates

ALEXANDER P. PARIS, SR., has over three decades of experience in the investment field and is one of the best-known economists and investment strategists in the business. Mr. Paris is currently President of Barrington Research Associates, a research brokerage firm providing economic and investment research to institutional investors, including most of the leading mutual funds, banks, pension funds, insurance companies and other professional investors. He is also President of Barrington Asset Management, a registered investment advisory firm specializing in small and mid-cap growth stock investment management. His monthly economic publication, the Alexander Paris Report, has been a favorite of institutional, corporate and individual investors for over two decades. In addition to regular economic and research publications, Mr. Paris has also written several books, including two editions of the best-selling 'The Coming Credit Collapse,' which accurately forecast the recent problems in the banking, consumer and corporate sectors. He is also the author of 'A Complete Guide to Trading Profits,' which explains technical analysis in the stock market. Mr. Paris holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Master's degrees in both Economics and Finance from Michigan State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and lives with his family in Barrington Hills, Illinois. Profile
TWST: What have you been following in the auto parts industry and how

have the stocks been doing?

Mr. Paris: Generally we've focused on OEM parts manufacturers with the

exception of Snap-On