Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

//Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

About Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D.

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.

More Thoughts on Investing in Gold–includes chart porn!

By | 2017-08-18T17:00:07+00:00 March 16th, 2013|Research Insights|

We've chattered a bit on gold recently: https://alphaarchitect.com//2013/03/thinking-about-gold-investments/ Cam Harvey and Claude Erb have chattered a lot more on gold: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2078535 http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2148691 We went ahead and prepared an executive summary of what this research tells [...]

Troy Shu is the man: A Free TAA Tool!

By | 2017-08-18T16:54:18+00:00 February 25th, 2013|Tactical Asset Allocation Research|

I've followed Troy's blog for a while now--it is excellent! http://troyshu.wordpress.com/2013/02/24/adaptivwealth-the-new-web-app-that-i-made-to-bring-adaptive-asset-allocation-to-the-masses/ Troy is a student at my alma mater--The University of Pennsylvania--so I am naturally bias...but... Troy has a cool new app that allows investors [...]

The Best Valuation Metric

By | 2017-08-18T16:55:45+00:00 February 24th, 2013|Research Insights|

Pitching EBIT/TEV on the Fool.com http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/02/24/is-pe-really-the-best-tool-for-picking-an-underval.aspx The Journal of Portfolio Management article is available here: http://www.iijournals.com/doi/abs/10.3905/jpm.2012.39.1.112