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 1.16% -1.71% -1.47% 3.87% 6.32% 37.71% 56.35%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.14% -2.34% -2.50% 3.82% 6.31% 41.75% 60.37%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.49% -2.45% -3.09% 4.28% 7.49% 48.67% 69.00%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.73% -3.20% -3.73% 3.24% 6.03% 52.10% 73.34%
Aggressive Portfolio 1.02% -4.08% -5.31% 0.90% 2.28% 37.10% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.50% 0.39% 1.73% 6.11% 10.52% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.57% -1.05% -1.72% 3.15% 3.24% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio 1.15% -1.54% -2.37% 3.61% 4.87% 34.85% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.77% -0.23% -0.70% 5.31% 6.07% 27.86% 47.43%
As Of 10-20-2014

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 -1.96% -6.66% -7.89% 0.34% 0.97% 22.53% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.15% -2.28% -3.61% 2.70% 1.89% 20.32% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -4.15% -5.18% 0.14% -1.65% -0.49% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.80% -2.68% -4.53% -2.48% -10.23% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.07% -3.11% -5.46% 1.89% -1.31% 12.04% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 0.70% -7.74% -9.77% -10.17% -8.20% 21.62% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.83% -2.17% -3.06% 3.88% 4.76% 32.78% 48.56%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 1.21% -3.55% -6.10% -1.06% -1.09% 26.13% 22.72%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% -4.02% -5.06% -1.84% 0.38% 33.79% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.76% -4.79% -8.55% -5.89% -10.33% n/a n/a
As Of 10-20-2014

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 -0.12% -3.73% -3.94% 0.29% 0.90% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 1.90% -4.57% -6.19% 1.16% 4.20% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 1.18% -4.17% -6.17% -1.87% -0.36% 30.13% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 1.14% -1.91% -0.94% 4.39% 7.41% 38.36% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 1.13% -3.13% 0.22% 6.79% 15.09% 87.58% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.13% -0.82% -1.27% 3.77% 5.29% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.55% 1.01% 0.10% 5.06% 3.90% 9.76% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.62% -3.93% -10.69% -5.55% -8.48% -11.91% 1.00%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 0.28% -3.07% -7.71% -3.85% -4.83% 3.26% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.41% -1.31% -1.42% 0.96% 0.49% 0.22% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 2.79% -8.42% -11.99% -6.02% -5.24% 15.87% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.35% -0.70% -0.38% 4.19% 5.21% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.33% -2.51% -3.43% 3.18% 5.39% 32.62% 56.91%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 1.03% -4.83% -10.73% -6.89% -9.46% -13.58% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 0.34% -1.21% -13.43% 4.20% -5.29% -36.81% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.74% 0.68% 1.75% 7.57% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.24% -2.66% -2.30% 3.13% 5.17% 34.41% 49.25%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 1.86% -2.38% 2.92% 8.13% 14.01% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.81% -1.50% -2.51% 4.60% 5.80% 44.14% 67.29%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.46% -1.80% -0.38% 4.34% 5.08% 24.15% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 0.53% -3.29% -5.01% -0.92% 0.85% 26.55% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 1.57% -0.44% -1.33% 6.07% 7.20% 37.77% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 2.05% -3.36% -4.35% 0.85% 2.46% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 1.00% -4.29% -5.40% 0.54% 3.29% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 1.19% -5.66% -7.48% -2.38% 0.29% 45.65% 48.57%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 1.17% -0.41% -3.68% 3.99% 2.29% 19.04% 41.95%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 1.66% -3.29% -5.56% -1.48% 0.15% 36.34% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.67% 1.74% -0.58% -0.54% -2.69% 1.46% 16.92%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.77% -1.45% -0.61% 2.93% 6.44% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 0.73% -5.08% -7.29% -0.18% 0.74% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.31% -1.43% -3.85% 0.20% 2.38% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.15% -0.77% -5.52% -1.13% -1.29% 10.44% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.44% -2.57% -5.33% 2.22% 2.57% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 1.08% -3.82% -13.22% -3.41% -7.91% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 2.39% -3.82% -4.33% 3.00% 2.89% 47.02% n/a
As Of 10-20-2014