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 -1.58% -0.83% -5.63% -4.09% -5.71% 16.07% 33.43%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.95% -1.15% -7.32% -5.31% -8.27% 14.75% 32.53%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -2.11% -1.22% -8.42% -5.81% -8.82% 17.08% 36.95%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -2.55% -1.94% -10.29% -7.57% -11.91% 15.35% 34.18%
Aggressive Portfolio -2.27% -1.23% -10.66% -6.92% -14.70% -0.27% 13.02%
Cheapskate Portfolio -1.86% -1.19% -7.17% -5.13% -9.20% 9.52% 24.26%
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.78% 1.20% -1.94% -1.25% -3.76% 10.60% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -1.79% -1.23% -6.53% -4.77% -8.71% 9.31% 26.01%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -1.01% -0.26% -3.00% -2.19% -4.43% 11.58% 29.75%
As Of 02-05-2016

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 0.54% 0.18% -12.47% -5.96% -28.48% -22.92% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.00% -2.35% -8.02% -7.10% -12.38% -5.99% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.46% -3.06% -11.25% -7.50% -19.37% -27.32% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio 0.27% 0.78% -2.37% -2.60% -16.26% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.66% -0.31% -8.76% -5.12% -17.48% -23.27% -17.57%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.37% -0.18% -10.64% -6.33% -13.21% -13.58% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -1.49% -0.78% -6.70% -4.59% -10.50% 5.84% 20.38%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.36% -1.17% -8.03% -5.91% -12.00% -6.46% -1.52%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -1.55% 0.16% -5.71% -4.46% -5.89% 15.97% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.96% -0.73% -11.35% -9.91% -19.47% n/a n/a
As Of 02-05-2016

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 0.36% -0.62% -3.33% -2.27% -8.00% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -2.14% -2.39% -12.61% -6.52% -19.49% -11.82% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -2.00% -1.60% -9.49% -6.27% -12.78% -1.06% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -1.97% -2.29% -5.30% -4.71% -5.51% 17.46% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -3.24% -6.01% -10.89% -10.69% -6.20% 47.43% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.85% 0.77% -1.89% -0.37% -4.18% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.25% 0.76% 0.47% 0.75% -2.50% -0.38% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 2.30% 2.65% -3.54% 0.95% -17.96% -34.35% -33.34%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.21% 0.70% -8.47% -3.87% -19.98% -29.32% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.04% -0.90% -1.92% -1.78% -3.17% -0.77% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -3.78% -2.39% -21.03% -10.22% -35.30% -35.16% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.04% -2.16% -3.11% -2.08% -7.39% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.83% 0.83% -4.54% -2.41% -9.09% 8.96% 27.19%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 1.40% 1.80% -6.97% -2.84% -18.33% -31.47% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 7.17% 4.40% 4.66% 8.81% -13.02% -41.76% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.91% 0.74% -3.55% -0.42% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -1.95% -1.92% -5.92% -5.42% -6.12% 11.78% 26.85%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -1.91% -1.57% -3.18% -1.03% 2.26% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.35% 0.57% -6.02% -3.42% -10.35% 12.51% 39.04%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -2.11% -0.65% -5.80% -3.77% -5.97% 11.35% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -1.63% -1.97% -7.63% -5.27% -10.35% 0.21% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.79% -1.43% -6.37% -4.28% -9.53% 8.83% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -2.77% -2.34% -10.01% -6.89% -12.15% 1.08% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -1.67% -2.55% -14.37% -7.91% -15.85% 6.42% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -2.68% -1.56% -13.40% -8.45% -17.57% 3.12% 10.69%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.89% 3.81% 2.11% 2.28% -5.81% 5.69% 26.94%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.68% -2.96% -8.92% -7.08% -11.45% 1.40% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.85% 1.33% 2.37% 2.71% -8.98% -11.93% -2.26%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.19% -0.12% -1.13% -0.89% -1.62% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -1.83% -2.94% -12.44% -3.96% -15.09% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.49% -1.09% -6.50% -5.53% -7.83% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.31% 0.69% -3.31% -3.13% -9.14% -9.38% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.26% -2.37% -9.86% -5.56% -15.39% -9.15% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 5.40% 2.40% -5.58% -4.17% -26.20% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -2.16% -3.06% -13.28% -7.83% -19.20% -9.59% n/a
As Of 02-05-2016