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 0.25% 2.24% 3.93% 7.19% 5.09% 22.07% 47.79%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.40% 2.69% 4.20% 7.61% 3.96% 22.44% 48.65%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.43% 3.14% 4.61% 8.77% 5.42% 25.88% 55.16%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.54% 3.60% 5.11% 8.92% 3.66% 24.82% 55.86%
Aggressive Portfolio 0.39% 3.02% 3.99% 8.80% 0.64% 12.23% 30.18%
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.28% 2.15% 3.69% 7.01% 2.80% 17.64% 38.10%
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.05% 0.50% 3.15% 7.49% 4.54% 16.05% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.42% 2.48% 4.08% 7.68% 4.01% 18.49% 39.22%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.30% 1.61% 3.68% 7.37% 5.94% 19.40% 38.64%
As Of 07-28-2016

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 2.06% 3.96% 0.38% 10.74% -7.04% -7.23% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.44% 3.01% 3.08% 3.85% -1.12% 8.20% 6.10%
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 3.70% 6.68% 16.53% 3.71% -2.50% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.79% 1.77% 4.84% 12.92% 1.87% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.24% 2.86% 3.84% 10.44% 1.36% -2.54% -7.46%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -0.09% 1.03% -0.69% 5.67% -4.26% -7.53% -0.64%
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.27% 2.41% 3.86% 9.25% 4.18% 16.16% 34.69%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.66% 2.31% 1.49% 5.30% -0.98% 5.61% 9.06%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.25% 2.70% 1.61% 4.91% 1.37% 22.19% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.05% -1.63% -5.64% 1.78% -5.76% n/a n/a
As Of 07-28-2016

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 0.23% 0.92% 1.78% 3.45% -0.90% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.32% 2.37% 2.60% 8.46% -5.14% 0.26% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 0.72% 3.92% 4.11% 8.36% 1.52% 9.84% 22.02%
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.43% 0.93% 3.89% 5.41% 5.31% 21.70% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 0.21% 3.99% 5.14% 2.11% -1.12% 46.10% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.09% 1.54% 3.54% 8.91% 6.69% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.04% 0.15% 1.99% 6.71% 5.60% 8.79% 14.90%
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.70% -0.77% 1.69% 19.87% 10.29% -14.97% -28.66%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.85% -0.61% -0.23% 8.98% -3.40% -14.56% -20.11%
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.55% 0.77% 1.10% 1.31% 1.00% 2.07% -2.97%
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.43% -0.77% 2.13% 12.05% -10.66% -24.07% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.00% -2.35% 0.08% 3.42% -0.16% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 0.23% 1.69% 2.66% 8.37% 3.74% 15.80% 37.20%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 0.04% 1.75% 3.60% 17.99% 6.62% -10.05% -24.18%
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 1.25% 2.64% 7.96% 55.96% 52.59% 1.84% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.76% 2.36% 3.36% 8.38% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.45% 2.11% 3.36% 4.77% 2.91% 19.47% 37.20%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 1.76% 7.07% 11.48% 10.56% 11.16% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.32% 2.66% 5.00% 12.50% 7.57% 22.97% 56.96%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.26% 2.13% 4.16% 5.00% 2.06% 18.11% 35.09%
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.15% 1.42% 2.16% 5.42% 0.56% 8.42% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.19% 2.28% 4.49% 11.45% 7.51% 21.12% 48.59%
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 0.56% 3.19% 4.50% 8.47% 1.17% 14.26% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% 2.24% -1.70% 7.97% -1.40% 14.47% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 0.28% 3.98% 2.41% 9.16% -1.05% 11.16% 33.35%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.13% 0.55% 4.23% 13.91% 11.55% 16.61% 30.31%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.49% 3.64% 4.33% 8.07% 3.52% 11.63% 29.57%
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.90% -2.46% -1.62% 2.55% -0.14% -5.05% 1.52%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.31% 0.76% 3.48% 7.00% 7.80% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 2.73% 8.16% 6.03% 10.44% -6.48% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.61% 0.87% -1.86% 0.41% -2.50% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.13% -2.25% -0.53% 3.11% -2.58% -0.84% -0.73%
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.01% 2.68% 3.61% 12.21% 2.74% 7.66% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 2.29% 3.64% 4.65% 36.70% 22.38% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 0.63% 1.85% 0.69% 4.05% -6.53% 0.34% n/a
As Of 07-28-2016