General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 10, 2008

STOCK SELECTION, DIVERSIFICATION & PATIENCE – JOHN BUCKINGHAM – AL FRANK ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.

Buckingham, John
John Buckingham is AFAM Capital, Inc.’s Chief Investment Officer and has served as the firm’s Director of Research since 1989 and Chief Portfolio Manager since 1990. He leads a team that scrutinizes hundreds of stocks for money management clients and newsletter subscribers to The Prudent Speculator investment newsletter, of which he is the Editor. He is equally resolute in his management of Al Frank’s proprietary mutual funds. Mr. Buckingham has been a part of AFAM since 1987 and is one of the company’s largest shareholders. Mr. Buckingham graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in 1987 with a B.S. degree in computer science and a minor in business administration. Profile
TWST: Would you start with a brief overview of Al Frank Asset Management and The

Prudent Speculator?

Mr. Buckingham: Al Frank Asset Management is an equities manager. We provide

services for