Quantitative versus Fundamental Value–Let’s get ready to RUMMMBLE!

/Quantitative versus Fundamental Value–Let’s get ready to RUMMMBLE!

Quantitative versus Fundamental Value–Let’s get ready to RUMMMBLE!

By | 2017-08-18T16:58:10+00:00 May 8th, 2011|Research Insights|2 Comments
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(Last Updated On: August 18, 2017)

I like to laugh, and I hope you to do. We put together a short video highlighting the intellectual battle between quantitative investors and fundamental value investors.


In future posts we will occasionally incorporate a short video describing various trading strategies–time to have a little fun!

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After serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Gray earned a PhD, and worked as a finance professor at Drexel University. Dr. Gray’s interest in bridging the research gap between academia and industry led him to found Alpha Architect, an asset management that delivers affordable active exposures for tax-sensitive investors. Dr. Gray has published four books and a number of academic articles. Wes is a regular contributor to multiple industry outlets, to include the following: Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ETF.com, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and graduated magna cum laude with a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Hah, very funny. I like your depiction of both extremes, and not just making fun of one side.

    “So if your gut instinct tells you to take a crap, you listen? Yes, exactly. My gut instinct guides my investment policy. Remember, I have a Harvard MBA.”

    “Why would you charge your investors 2/20 to invest in what is essentially an index fund? Because I have a PhD in Finance from Chicago. Our models are so sophisticated that we no longer understand them.”

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