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 1.97% -0.01% -0.26% 5.34% 7.65% 38.09% 61.38%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.32% -0.29% -1.12% 5.56% 7.94% 42.12% 66.25%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.66% -0.08% -1.47% 6.26% 9.44% 48.98% 75.22%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 3.01% -0.44% -1.91% 5.50% 8.28% 52.48% 81.02%
Aggressive Portfolio 2.28% -1.76% -4.06% 2.55% 3.89% 37.36% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.77% 0.84% 1.72% 6.33% 10.76% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 1.16% 0.36% -0.74% 4.20% 4.05% 25.66% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 1.74% 0.00% -1.48% 4.81% 5.92% 34.78% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 1.22% 0.68% -0.10% 6.13% 6.68% 27.86% 50.82%
As Of 10-24-2014

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 1.84% -3.81% -7.61% 2.28% 2.50% 23.57% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.74% -0.75% -3.43% 3.70% 3.79% 21.07% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -0.86% -3.65% -5.81% 0.04% -0.55% -0.91% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.97% -1.94% -4.74% -2.42% -10.05% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.84% -1.90% -5.69% 2.38% -0.37% 12.16% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 2.22% -4.25% -8.48% -8.31% -7.63% 20.08% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 1.71% -0.66% -2.35% 5.07% 5.92% 32.80% 52.92%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 1.52% -1.88% -5.83% -0.18% -0.24% 25.28% 25.51%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 2.07% -2.07% -4.00% -0.47% 0.94% 33.36% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.12% -4.83% -9.54% -6.88% -10.91% n/a n/a
As Of 10-24-2014

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 1.37% -0.89% -3.22% 1.49% 2.28% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 2.88% -2.00% -4.80% 2.78% 5.40% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 2.16% -2.03% -5.07% -0.36% 0.95% 30.57% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 2.03% -0.12% 0.45% 6.21% 8.92% 39.75% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 4.08% 0.53% 3.10% 10.54% 18.53% 91.18% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.74% 0.06% -0.86% 4.35% 5.61% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.12% 0.76% -0.42% 4.68% 3.06% 9.34% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.72% -3.52% -10.45% -5.42% -8.81% -12.37% 2.70%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 0.92% -2.10% -7.33% -3.13% -4.01% 2.91% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.36% -1.05% -1.07% 1.22% 0.91% 1.41% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 2.00% -6.37% -11.16% -4.58% -3.62% 15.56% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.09% 0.04% -0.24% 4.64% 5.63% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.80% -0.65% -2.46% 4.37% 6.07% 32.06% 61.24%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 1.28% -3.71% -11.11% -6.39% -9.70% -14.46% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.30% -2.97% -14.24% 2.16% -11.08% -37.71% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 1.05% 1.35% 1.79% 7.97% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.94% -1.00% -1.39% 4.50% 6.00% 35.00% 53.59%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 3.35% -0.02% 5.02% 10.61% 16.59% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 2.09% 0.44% -1.40% 5.92% 6.80% 43.98% 72.59%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 1.43% -0.81% 0.10% 5.47% 6.32% 27.67% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 1.44% -1.77% -4.16% 0.27% 1.63% 27.22% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 1.53% 1.09% -0.45% 7.06% 7.35% 37.24% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 2.03% -1.36% -3.55% 2.30% 3.53% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 2.09% -1.54% -3.98% 2.35% 5.08% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 2.28% -3.04% -6.23% -0.72% 2.12% 45.29% 55.76%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 1.60% 1.19% -2.70% 4.81% 2.16% 18.20% 45.26%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 1.73% -1.38% -4.67% -0.36% 0.67% 37.03% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.86% 0.88% -1.33% -0.79% -3.12% 1.23% 18.59%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 1.23% -0.30% 0.04% 3.76% 6.96% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 2.31% -2.88% -6.46% 1.07% 2.17% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.29% -0.19% -3.20% 0.98% 2.03% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 2.81% 0.84% -4.42% 0.34% -0.07% 10.51% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 2.07% -0.26% -4.65% 3.46% 2.87% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 0.13% -3.23% -14.40% -4.07% -10.32% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 2.35% -1.90% -3.19% 4.47% 3.60% 47.08% n/a
As Of 10-24-2014