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 -0.78% 0.74% 6.59% 2.53% -0.36% 19.54% 37.78%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.10% 1.03% 7.89% 2.39% -2.71% 18.53% 37.47%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.22% 1.22% 8.85% 2.95% -2.25% 21.42% 42.64%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.64% 1.50% 10.32% 2.42% -4.98% 20.75% 41.20%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.78% 2.19% 10.86% 3.02% -8.64% 6.58% 18.33%
Cheapskate Portfolio -1.03% 1.73% 7.82% 2.42% -3.93% 13.25% 28.36%
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.32% 1.02% 5.31% 3.98% -0.17% 10.05% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.93% 1.15% 7.51% 2.62% -2.80% 13.23% 29.66%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.27% 0.34% 5.31% 3.12% 0.63% 13.78% 31.84%
As Of 05-03-2016

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 -1.97% 1.75% 15.78% 6.48% -18.44% -12.69% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.31% 1.57% 6.04% -0.86% -11.66% -2.66% 0.45%
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -2.26% 3.17% 17.15% 6.48% -14.19% -16.33% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.90% 3.02% 12.80% 7.33% -9.70% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -1.21% 1.82% 12.04% 4.86% -12.14% -15.52% -13.58%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.81% 4.28% 13.22% 4.05% -10.67% -7.43% -7.61%
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.94% 1.89% 9.56% 4.35% -4.00% 10.31% 25.85%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.20% 2.99% 9.73% 2.83% -9.39% -0.70% 2.30%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -1.17% 2.41% 5.75% 1.75% -2.71% 19.01% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.73% 0.16% 5.69% -0.20% -13.79% n/a n/a
As Of 05-03-2016

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 0.92% 1.17% 4.04% 1.49% -4.27% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -1.14% 4.17% 11.79% 4.17% -12.99% -5.33% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.63% 1.55% 9.55% 2.65% -8.81% 4.72% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.92% 0.57% 7.56% 2.12% 0.60% 20.42% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -2.38% 1.60% 6.61% -3.60% -3.43% 48.32% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.55% 1.45% 7.61% 5.54% 1.09% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.47% 0.80% 4.19% 4.55% 1.89% 1.35% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.98% 8.11% 19.36% 15.63% -6.77% -19.59% -30.29%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.78% 5.52% 14.67% 7.48% -13.03% -19.21% -23.61%
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.51% 0.43% 2.28% 0.63% -1.73% 0.84% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -2.30% 10.64% 20.86% 6.74% -26.85% -25.18% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.74% -2.88% 1.67% 1.10% -4.41% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.55% 2.38% 7.81% 4.81% -3.27% 11.37% 29.31%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 0.19% 6.79% 20.17% 13.02% -9.39% -15.95% -29.34%
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 3.98% 11.45% 32.25% 38.54% 15.42% -14.55% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio -0.24% 1.97% 7.57% 5.26% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -1.01% 1.16% 5.88% 0.82% -2.54% 14.91% 29.09%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -1.36% 0.55% 10.17% 4.01% 3.25% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.87% 2.26% 10.41% 6.21% -2.08% 15.76% 44.26%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -1.57% 0.16% 3.10% -0.25% -4.99% 10.73% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -1.05% 2.14% 7.78% 2.13% -5.67% 4.92% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -1.05% 2.83% 10.83% 5.42% -1.16% 13.46% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.03% 1.79% 9.39% 3.15% -5.58% 8.40% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -2.12% 3.37% 9.59% 3.93% -8.34% 14.72% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -2.67% 4.62% 14.09% 3.95% -11.00% 11.51% 19.22%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 1.01% 2.46% 8.00% 9.42% 3.34% 7.56% 24.76%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.08% 2.48% 10.31% 2.61% -5.14% 7.46% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.66% 0.91% 2.55% 3.13% -4.13% -8.43% -2.06%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.08% 0.40% 7.55% 4.70% 3.79% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 1.85% 9.13% 12.06% 7.67% -9.45% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.05% -0.64% -0.73% -1.70% -4.56% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.19% 3.48% 7.18% 3.36% -5.05% -2.02% -5.51%
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.35% 3.90% 13.95% 6.68% -8.16% -1.54% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 0.60% 8.52% 32.13% 21.95% -9.30% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -2.04% 0.76% 5.36% -0.71% -15.16% -8.13% n/a
As Of 05-03-2016