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 -0.50% -1.97% -0.72% 4.84% 10.16% 43.62% 62.34%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.58% -2.44% -1.18% 5.27% 11.18% 49.03% 68.19%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.75% -2.99% -1.74% 5.69% 12.75% 56.39% 76.91%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.89% -3.69% -2.38% 5.07% 12.10% 61.22% 82.84%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.30% -4.20% -3.52% 3.23% 8.80% 46.24% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.03% -0.34% 1.97% 6.56% 12.39% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.42% -1.94% -1.08% 3.47% 5.81% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.67% -2.92% -2.06% 4.14% 8.52% 39.91% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.25% -1.66% -0.59% 5.13% 8.19% 30.89% 50.42%
As Of 09-30-2014

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 -1.15% -4.97% -2.04% 5.81% 11.98% 32.08% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.65% -4.34% -2.98% 3.02% 6.10% 23.68% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -3.06% -7.38% -4.99% 0.64% 3.60% 2.51% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.53% -5.58% -3.79% -1.15% -7.93% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -1.75% -5.06% -3.44% 3.04% 4.12% 16.97% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.87% -3.77% -6.87% -5.16% -0.42% 32.15% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.81% -3.33% -1.62% 4.99% 9.11% 38.19% 54.33%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.61% -4.68% -4.78% 0.59% 4.21% 31.88% 30.95%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.73% -1.91% -3.22% 1.13% 6.06% 41.45% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.58% -7.97% -5.08% -3.49% -5.51% n/a n/a
As Of 09-30-2014

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 -1.60% -2.59% -1.39% 2.10% 5.36% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -0.90% -3.55% -4.45% 4.25% 11.85% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.25% -4.25% -4.57% 0.58% 5.19% 38.43% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.87% -2.04% -0.08% 5.58% 11.24% 44.45% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -0.54% -1.78% 0.53% 8.92% 20.60% 94.38% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.57% -1.69% -0.48% 4.33% 8.12% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.43% -1.35% -0.97% 3.65% 3.65% 8.99% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -1.54% -5.78% -9.44% -3.03% -4.74% -5.40% 12.88%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -4.62% -6.70% -2.09% -0.41% 9.09% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.17% -0.15% -0.01% 2.28% 3.17% 2.72% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.09% -5.69% -7.51% 1.05% 5.63% 33.17% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.67% -2.52% -0.77% 4.43% 8.08% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.53% -2.22% -2.49% 4.74% 10.04% 38.82% 64.06%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -2.50% -7.16% -9.22% -4.54% -5.33% -7.28% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -2.59% -10.19% -13.88% 3.61% -9.10% -35.74% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio -0.03% 0.08% 2.18% 7.94% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.60% -1.89% -1.10% 5.09% 9.27% 40.81% 55.65%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.42% -0.00% 5.71% 11.82% 19.88% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.89% -3.47% -2.69% 4.77% 9.44% 49.82% 71.43%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -0.18% -0.93% 1.40% 5.72% 8.87% 31.14% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.77% -3.10% -3.94% 1.27% 5.21% 33.13% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.70% -3.39% -2.70% 5.29% 9.50% 40.45% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.20% -3.46% -3.88% 2.69% 8.08% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -1.53% -4.46% -4.23% 3.08% 9.66% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -1.88% -5.42% -5.32% 0.83% 8.22% 56.97% 58.72%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.81% -3.16% -5.49% 3.21% 4.00% 21.01% 46.83%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.20% -4.73% -6.05% 0.08% 4.57% 42.67% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.10% -1.36% -1.97% -1.31% -2.86% 3.70% 21.34%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% -1.94% -0.12% 3.52% 9.03% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -2.12% -3.33% -4.40% 3.78% 8.30% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.58% -2.89% -3.31% 0.89% 5.98% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.18% -3.43% -6.92% -0.60% 1.77% 14.87% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -4.89% -5.38% 2.91% 6.48% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -2.37% -9.94% -11.00% -2.13% -5.94% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -1.01% -2.88% -2.58% 5.64% 8.99% 56.29% n/a
As Of 09-30-2014