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The Alpha Architect mission is to empower investors through education. We are a research-intensive asset management firm focused on delivering sophisticated tax-efficient active ... more

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Emerging Market Investing: Does It Make Sense?
The biggest driver of investment results typically boils down to a boring discussion of the simple math.
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Visualizing The Robustness Of The US Equity ETF Market
As a general rule of thumb, we consider any strategy with an active share of less than 30% to be a ‘closet index’, which refers to a strategy that is effectively the same as the underlying index it seeks to track.
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Do Connections Pay Off In The Bitcoin Market?
Do connected bitcoin addresses earn a higher return when compared with bitcoin addresses that are unconnected in the bitcoin investor network? Do more connected addresses earn a higher return than less connected ones?
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Value Investing: Headwinds, Tailwinds, And Variables
In my past life as a rower, I spent a lot of time figuring out which way the wind was blowing: Would it be a headwind and slow things down? Or would it be a tailwind and shorten the race?
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Momentum Investing: What Happens If We Boot Stocks Over 10x P/S?
This was a simple question posed to me by one of our readers – what impact does excluding stocks trading at 10x P/S have on a Momentum portfolio? The short answer is: very little.
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Betting Against Beta: New Insights
New studies are shedding new light on some of the most frequently cited papers in finance. Investors should take note.
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IWD iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund
VLUE iShares Trust - iShares MSCI USA Value Factor ETF
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN

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ETF-Prenuers: An Introduction To ETF White Label Services
Interested in starting an ETF? This piece is an introduction to ETF white label services, which is the industry term for a firm that helps an “ETF-preneur” bring an idea to the public market.
ETFs Vs Mutual Funds: Who Wins? Investors.
Without question, you have heard of Exchange Traded Funds, also commonly referred to as ETFs. It’s a complex topic so I brought in the best person I know to help us break it down.

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