ETFdb Portfolios

The ETFdb Pro subscription includes access to more than 40 all-ETF model portfolios, each of which is backed by a unique investment thesis. Each ETFdb Portfolios includes a detailed write-up of the rationale used in the construction process, as well as in-depth analysis of why each component was selected. The model ETFdb Portfolios are segmented into three distinct groupings:

Retirement ETFdb Portfolios

Designed for buy-and-hold investors, these portfolios are customized based on time remaining until retirement and risk rolerance. The following table shows backtested returns for these ETFdb Portfolios. Complete access is included with a free 14-day trial to ETFdb Pro, and the complete 5 Years Til Retirement ETFdb Portfolio is available as a free sample.

ETFdb Portfolio 1 Week 4 Week 13 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
5 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.73% 0.76% 1.35% 1.54% 8.07% 33.51% 62.88%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.91% 1.11% 1.49% 2.12% 9.14% 36.75% 68.88%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.91% 1.24% 1.59% 2.45% 11.07% 42.31% 77.82%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.03% 1.71% 2.05% 2.78% 10.13% 45.22% 83.91%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.29% 1.25% 0.29% 2.32% 5.04% 27.30% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio -0.94% 0.85% 1.00% 2.18% 6.41% 29.59% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.43% 0.29% 1.61% 2.43% 7.61% 23.59% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.90% 0.48% 1.66% 2.05% 7.24% 29.48% 58.63%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.73% -0.28% 1.30% 1.29% 7.49% 24.11% 51.39%
As Of 03-04-2015

Regional ETFdb Portfolios

Our regional ETFdb Portfolios are designed with more tactical investors in mind; each of these focuses (or excludes) a certain region of the world. Complete access is included with a free 14-day trial to ETFdb Pro, and the complete Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio is available as a free sample.

ETFdb Portfolio 1 Week 4 Week 13 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Africa-Centric Portfolio -1.71% -2.00% -2.91% 0.40% -4.53% 5.44% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.37% 0.73% 1.27% 3.37% 8.05% 13.31% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.28% 1.05% -5.42% 1.27% -2.00% -15.01% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.40% -0.35% -2.85% -3.23% -12.70% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -1.40% -0.93% -2.99% 0.09% 0.74% -4.62% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.34% 4.48% -0.90% 5.70% -6.57% 11.64% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.93% 0.38% 0.89% 1.65% 6.46% 25.89% 52.57%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.20% 0.93% -0.48% 2.24% -0.44% 14.82% 27.82%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.88% 2.22% 1.24% 2.11% 3.90% 34.20% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.52% -3.65% -10.80% -10.84% -11.98% n/a n/a
As Of 03-04-2015

Themed ETFdb Portfolios

Our themed ETFdb Portfolios are designed around investment theses, with the objective of performing well in certain economic environments. Complete access is included with a free 14-day trial to ETFdb Pro, and the complete Sky Is Falling ETFdb Portfolio is available as a free sample.

ETFdb Portfolio 1 Week 4 Week 13 Week YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Actively-Managed ETF Portfolio 0.25% 0.97% -0.03% 1.32% 2.00% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -1.07% 1.63% -3.63% 0.83% 0.72% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.93% 1.26% 0.93% 2.44% 1.00% 22.63% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.90% 0.63% 1.57% 1.53% 8.91% 35.55% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -0.13% 4.23% 5.79% 6.46% 18.54% 90.34% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -1.02% 0.01% 1.53% 2.51% 6.54% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.73% -1.06% -0.23% 0.10% 1.86% 4.25% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -1.00% -1.00% -3.05% 0.93% -15.03% -22.90% -6.64%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.50% -0.21% -5.09% -1.16% -9.92% -10.35% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.29% 0.59% 0.28% 0.62% 1.70% 0.80% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -2.25% 1.31% -5.21% -0.87% -13.77% -3.12% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.90% 0.31% 2.82% 2.11% 5.77% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -1.43% 0.27% 0.54% 1.87% 4.60% 28.45% 60.36%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -1.23% 1.39% -1.83% 1.19% -11.43% -18.42% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -0.99% -6.11% -2.12% 3.08% -15.17% -41.85% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio -0.21% 1.45% 2.81% 5.52% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.58% 1.57% 1.91% 2.74% 6.28% 29.35% 56.25%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.64% 5.17% 9.27% 10.81% 17.17% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.44% 0.23% 1.63% 2.22% 9.08% 37.88% 74.94%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -0.20% 1.28% 3.39% 3.85% 11.74% 26.96% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.68% 1.43% -0.70% 1.49% -0.30% 19.83% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -1.01% 0.23% 0.74% 1.23% 6.76% 30.64% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.60% 1.89% 1.19% 2.55% 2.41% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -1.28% 1.62% -0.01% 2.15% 3.93% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -1.26% 1.84% 0.30% 2.35% 3.35% 36.30% 59.93%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -1.35% -2.39% -0.41% 0.88% 2.26% 16.08% 45.21%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -0.47% 1.81% 1.42% 1.83% -0.33% 27.72% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.85% -2.69% -0.50% -0.71% -4.84% -3.55% 15.49%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.69% -0.42% 0.36% 0.55% 5.20% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.73% 4.37% -1.70% 5.08% -0.25% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.99% 0.79% 0.58% 2.36% 4.97% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.49% 1.52% -2.53% -0.59% -4.98% 4.77% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.02% 1.19% -1.17% 1.73% -0.00% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -2.41% -1.09% -3.11% 0.80% -13.99% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -0.67% 1.54% -2.09% 2.15% 2.61% 29.98% n/a
As Of 03-04-2015