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 0.11% 2.83% 3.40% 6.96% 15.69% 41.75% 75.02%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.00% 2.96% 3.51% 7.88% 18.11% 45.87% 83.41%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.04% 3.53% 3.85% 9.05% 20.72% 52.86% 94.95%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.10% 3.82% 4.34% 9.09% 21.82% 57.10% 104.75%
Aggressive Portfolio 0.13% 3.28% 3.71% 7.71% 19.64% 40.91% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.26% 2.04% 4.39% 8.33% 16.58% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.11% 1.57% 1.95% 5.52% 11.08% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.08% 2.50% 3.07% 7.21% 15.90% 37.77% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.14% 1.72% 2.42% 6.82% 12.62% 29.46% 60.44%
As Of 09-02-2014

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 -0.00% 1.10% 3.36% 10.98% 23.56% 25.03% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.23% 1.43% 3.47% 7.75% 18.09% 17.43% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% 4.89% 5.42% 8.69% 20.65% -3.45% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio 0.35% 1.82% 4.36% 4.85% 1.17% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% 1.96% 3.56% 8.51% 15.83% 8.20% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.03% 2.22% -3.10% -1.55% 8.68% 24.99% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.17% 2.62% 4.03% 8.63% 17.15% 35.66% 68.93%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.35% 1.71% 1.88% 5.47% 15.96% 24.61% 46.45%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.22% 1.88% -0.24% 3.06% 13.54% 36.15% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.80% 3.09% 7.56% 5.41% 7.68% n/a n/a
As Of 09-02-2014

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 0.17% 1.78% 2.46% 4.74% 11.20% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% 3.28% 2.07% 8.04% 22.80% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.43% 2.45% 2.58% 5.00% 15.94% 34.03% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.19% 2.33% 3.66% 7.54% 16.06% 40.10% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -0.00% 3.36% 5.82% 10.38% 26.83% 90.16% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.32% 1.52% 2.63% 6.33% 12.84% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.16% 0.62% 0.96% 4.91% 6.77% 8.51% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.83% -0.53% 0.56% 3.28% 0.20% -11.70% 25.34%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.58% 0.25% -0.60% 2.53% 7.06% 0.94% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.59% 0.81% 1.59% 2.43% 4.24% -0.89% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.22% 2.61% 1.52% 7.16% 15.10% 27.45% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.17% 2.60% 4.38% 7.47% 14.86% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% 1.82% 1.03% 6.90% 16.51% 37.88% 76.50%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.45% 0.11% 0.90% 2.66% 6.30% -13.95% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -0.88% -0.87% 8.71% 16.11% -6.92% -40.00% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.34% 2.62% 3.96% 9.39% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.06% 2.72% 2.86% 6.98% 16.37% 36.68% 70.34%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.83% 4.37% 10.63% 13.36% 27.09% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.14% 3.02% 3.02% 8.29% 17.58% 48.61% 90.64%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.09% 2.78% 3.06% 6.72% 12.65% 28.90% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% 1.76% 1.37% 4.34% 11.84% 29.79% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 2.52% 3.17% 8.84% 16.74% 41.88% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.15% 2.80% 2.90% 6.19% 17.66% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.41% 3.53% 3.14% 7.75% 20.24% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 0.16% 3.83% 3.70% 6.63% 21.79% 53.97% 85.29%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.09% 1.57% 0.22% 6.49% 9.24% 19.69% 59.18%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% 2.66% 2.84% 5.05% 15.41% 39.39% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.00% -1.08% -0.71% 0.46% -0.74% 2.64% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.07% 1.10% 3.04% 5.22% 13.14% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -1.31% 2.70% 2.17% 8.67% 18.04% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.41% 1.60% 1.56% 4.19% 15.40% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.81% 0.47% -2.81% 2.64% 8.15% 9.85% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.29% 1.97% 1.70% 8.09% 16.80% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -1.05% 5.10% 8.65% 6.52% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -0.05% 3.73% 2.43% 8.84% 18.35% n/a n/a
As Of 09-02-2014