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 0.28% -0.10% 1.20% 6.25% 10.49% 40.43% 64.18%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.11% -0.48% 0.79% 6.78% 11.00% 44.83% 69.72%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.21% -0.49% 0.77% 7.74% 12.69% 51.60% 78.92%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.11% -0.60% 0.68% 7.56% 12.40% 55.88% 85.44%
Aggressive Portfolio -0.21% -0.71% -0.26% 5.99% 9.18% 41.21% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.25% 0.59% 2.87% 7.34% 12.43% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.08% -0.87% 0.38% 4.57% 5.51% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.06% -0.82% 0.08% 5.82% 8.96% 36.59% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.09% -0.78% 0.49% 5.80% 8.02% 28.06% 51.23%
As Of 09-19-2014

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 0.04% -1.41% 0.72% 8.77% 14.00% 25.91% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.91% -2.06% 0.85% 5.72% 6.37% 19.34% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.58% -1.83% 0.73% 5.40% 6.16% -1.74% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.35% -2.82% -1.31% 0.85% -6.86% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.63% -1.51% 0.24% 6.10% 3.84% 11.00% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 0.13% -1.02% -3.90% -2.26% 0.02% 30.20% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% -1.00% 0.75% 6.85% 9.72% 34.33% 56.02%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.60% -2.09% -1.50% 3.10% 5.62% 27.36% 32.20%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.08% -0.40% -1.69% 2.47% 6.32% 39.79% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.13% -2.17% -1.38% 0.41% -4.54% n/a n/a
As Of 09-19-2014

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 -0.29% -0.37% 0.90% 3.94% 6.50% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.15% -0.67% -0.69% 7.19% 12.57% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.46% -1.49% -1.21% 3.15% 6.67% 34.10% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.29% -0.35% 1.88% 6.83% 10.96% 39.16% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 0.42% 1.01% 3.31% 10.59% 21.32% 90.62% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.02% -0.61% 0.49% 5.22% 8.14% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.06% -0.96% -0.23% 3.98% 4.09% 8.23% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.97% -4.08% -7.34% -0.87% -5.13% -12.98% 12.43%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.49% -2.57% -4.66% 0.02% -0.51% 1.93% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 0.76% 1.30% 2.46% 2.52% 0.21% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% -2.13% -4.74% 4.00% 6.87% 26.63% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.04% -0.44% 1.42% 5.99% 9.35% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 0.48% -0.58% -1.16% 6.13% 10.61% 37.76% 65.38%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.88% -3.89% -5.26% -1.15% -4.23% -14.38% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -2.23% -8.11% -9.55% 7.20% -11.45% -43.13% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.52% 1.13% 2.92% 8.74% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.27% 0.24% 0.97% 6.57% 9.87% 36.77% 58.07%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% 1.65% 7.73% 12.74% 19.78% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.17% -1.15% -0.28% 6.78% 10.38% 47.47% 74.30%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.48% 0.53% 2.40% 6.64% 8.27% 29.83% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.43% -1.20% -1.60% 2.82% 5.86% 29.29% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.29% -1.18% -0.46% 7.11% 11.08% 39.95% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.10% -0.68% -0.19% 5.05% 8.89% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.18% -0.78% -1.01% 5.98% 11.59% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -0.84% -1.43% -1.61% 4.01% 9.61% 53.15% 62.19%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.14% -1.78% -3.90% 4.53% 3.55% 19.13% 47.85%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -0.77% -1.57% -2.12% 2.63% 6.57% 37.54% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.70% -1.65% -2.89% -1.27% -2.84% 1.69% 22.38%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.29% -0.89% 1.38% 4.44% 8.86% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.09% -0.86% -0.86% 7.67% 9.95% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.77% -1.51% -1.94% 2.20% 6.11% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.71% -1.39% -6.34% 0.23% 1.31% 9.38% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.87% -2.28% -2.69% 5.33% 8.06% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -2.23% -6.70% -5.94% 1.93% -5.06% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 0.41% -0.47% 0.16% 7.72% 8.65% 52.46% n/a
As Of 09-19-2014