John Buckingham

Principal, Portfolio Manager, and Editor,

The Prudent Speculator

  • Principal, Portfolio Manager at Kovitz
  • Editor of The Prudent Speculator
  • Frequent Contributor to Major Print, and Television Media

About John

John Buckingham joined AFAM Capital in 1987 and Kovitz in 2018, as part of the Kovitz acquisition of AFAM. He has more than 30 years of investment management experience and serves as editor of The Prudent Speculator, which has been a trusted newsletter for over 40 years. Mr. Buckingham chairs the AFAM Investment Committee, leading a team that performs comprehensive investment research and financial market analysis. He has been featured in Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes, and frequently contributes to CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News. Mr. Buckingham is a recognized industry contributor who regularly speaks at prominent industry seminars and events.

John's Articles

It was a dismal final month of what had been shaping up as another good quarter, with a sizable setback in September sending the S&P 500 to its first 5%+ decline since October 2020, notes John Buckingham, money manager, value investing expert and editor of The Prudent Speculator.
Selloffs, downturns, pullbacks, corrections and even bear markets are events that equity investors have always had to endure on the way to the best long-term performance of any of the financial asset classes, asserts John Buckingham, value-oriented money manager and editor of The Prudent Speculator.
Covid-19, geopolitics, higher interest rates and increasing inflation are some of the bogeymen now spooking investors, notes John Buckingham, value investor, money manager and editor to The Prudent Speculator.
ManpowerGroup (MAN) — leading global staffing firm — beat analysts’ top- and bottom-line estimates in the second quarter, observes John Buckingham, money manager, value investing expert and editor of The Prudent Speculator.

John's Videos

Join John Buckingham, editor of The Prudent Speculator, for a LIVE webinar where he will provide his real-time update on the state of the market and how best to navigate the sometimes disconcerting headlines. With economic data far from exciting, corporations cautious in their top- and bottom-line comments, given the long-playing trade skirmish with China, an increasingly contentious impeachment process, and uncertainty in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and elsewhere, investors are having a hard time dealing with the volatilitythe financial press is providing little in the way of comfort. John will provide his insight into what's ahead for investors while offering specific undervalued dividend-paying stocks that show signs of promise given today's unique market conditions.

While media market gurus are recommending traders protect their portfolio now that the market is experiencing higher volatility.
John Buckingham explains why the recent equity market volatility is normal and healthy for the markets.
While the sensationalistic 24/7 media world in which we reside offers plenty of frightening headlines, The Prudent Speculator crunches the numbers to help keep investors on track to achieve their long-term financial objectives. Hear words of wisdom from the editor of this top-performing newsletter.

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