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.

Taxes are more important than alpha.

By | 2017-08-18T16:55:57+00:00 July 9th, 2011|Research Insights, Tax Efficient Investing|

Paying taxes is my least favorite topic. Figuring out how to not pay taxes is my favorite topic. Before I continue, if you want to read a detailed study on the subject, see the following: https://www.vanguard.com/pdf/icrpr.pdf [...]

Is Trading with Twitter only for Twits?

By | 2017-08-18T17:01:36+00:00 April 26th, 2011|Research Insights, Behavioral Finance|

Tweets and Trades: The Information Content of Stock Microblogs Timm Sprenger and Isabell Welpe A version of the paper  can be found here. Abstract: Microblogging forums have become a vibrant online platform to exchange trading [...]