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 1.05% 0.79% 1.86% 1.98% 11.68% 27.24% n/a
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.28% 1.23% 2.35% 2.19% 12.44% 28.40% 104.21%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.50% 1.43% 2.78% 2.62% 13.80% 31.42% 121.94%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.71% 1.43% 2.74% 2.34% 15.94% 33.17% 133.25%
Aggressive Portfolio 1.48% 1.89% 2.61% 1.71% 11.06% 20.28% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.82% 2.62% 5.39% 6.89% 12.88% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.70% 2.01% 2.59% 1.61% 2.95% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio 1.11% 1.21% 2.19% 2.37% 9.65% 23.59% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.59% 1.01% 2.12% 2.60% 5.94% 21.50% 72.45%
As Of 04-22-2014

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 1.60% 1.81% 6.13% 6.36% 17.65% 10.92% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.91% 2.92% 1.67% 0.27% -0.43% 2.16% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 1.59% 3.39% 1.05% -1.43% -3.52% -22.82% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio 0.36% 2.35% 4.90% 2.01% -7.53% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.45% 3.20% 3.89% 1.87% -3.74% -4.39% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 2.22% 1.57% -1.68% -2.24% 10.63% 7.89% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 1.03% 1.84% 2.50% 2.48% 8.54% 21.15% 87.65%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 1.30% 2.70% 2.21% 1.71% 7.93% 9.14% 80.00%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 1.27% 1.38% 1.40% 1.35% 14.16% n/a n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.71% 3.61% 3.49% -1.58% -8.37% n/a n/a
As Of 04-22-2014

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 1.14% 1.40% 0.77% 0.74% 4.76% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 1.90% 2.47% 3.07% 2.34% 11.07% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 1.78% 1.21% 1.46% 1.03% 11.37% n/a n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 1.06% 0.89% 3.23% 3.18% 12.60% 24.86% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 2.22% -0.56% 0.20% 2.62% 25.60% 63.41% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.59% 1.89% 3.15% 3.23% 5.40% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.16% 0.94% 2.03% 2.66% -1.45% n/a n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.37% 0.88% 3.20% 3.97% 2.09% -14.09% n/a
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 0.77% 2.43% 4.33% 3.00% 3.36% -6.38% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.65% 1.08% 1.98% 0.87% 1.85% n/a n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.81% 5.20% 7.32% 4.82% 17.68% 9.83% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.49% 1.04% 3.60% 3.72% 10.27% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 0.94% 1.92% 4.02% 4.01% 12.94% 28.91% 107.96%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 0.92% 2.24% 2.65% 2.39% 2.74% -22.73% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -0.91% -2.89% 2.79% 11.54% -10.19% -33.46% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.28% 2.50% 4.73% 6.77% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.44% 1.11% 1.80% 2.56% 10.67% 22.38% 91.86%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 2.87% 1.01% 5.29% 7.44% 27.65% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.08% 1.99% 3.15% 3.09% 10.23% 35.29% 119.00%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 1.05% 1.39% 1.19% 1.64% 5.08% n/a n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 0.85% 0.81% 1.48% 1.63% 9.34% n/a n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.77% 1.75% 3.83% 4.40% 8.75% n/a n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 1.78% 0.80% 1.96% 1.47% 11.06% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 1.39% 2.11% 3.25% 2.54% 19.75% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 2.09% 2.31% 2.26% 1.41% 21.21% 25.50% 138.24%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.23% 1.92% 4.88% 5.49% 4.52% 18.86% 89.64%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 1.69% 0.31% 0.97% 2.09% 12.85% n/a n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.44% 0.24% 2.40% 2.09% -2.45% 0.19% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.49% 0.36% 3.28% 2.39% 8.71% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 1.22% 3.98% 4.25% 5.76% 16.01% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.78% 3.22% 2.63% 1.87% 12.67% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% 1.78% 6.79% 6.57% 11.75% 2.47% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.34% 2.96% 4.55% 4.80% 7.32% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 0.34% 1.92% 2.20% 4.13% -3.36% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.70% 2.91% 4.10% 3.94% 8.05% n/a n/a
As Of 04-22-2014