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 1.72% -0.11% 1.80% 8.21% 9.64% 42.86% 63.73%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.77% -0.79% 1.09% 8.21% 10.11% 47.69% 68.51%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.22% -0.67% 1.16% 9.27% 12.19% 55.30% 77.78%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.51% -1.06% 0.95% 8.69% 11.19% 59.63% 84.09%
Aggressive Portfolio 2.18% -3.55% -3.86% 2.14% 4.48% 40.31% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.82% 0.05% 2.24% 5.73% 11.13% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.97% -1.58% -0.30% 4.22% 5.73% 26.11% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 1.67% -0.43% 1.02% 6.96% 8.58% 38.97% 58.46%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.89% -0.03% 1.99% 8.11% 9.01% 30.22% 51.12%
As Of 12-19-2014

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 0.22% -10.15% -13.64% -5.70% -4.04% 17.50% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.23% -2.91% -3.51% 2.05% 4.68% 24.31% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -0.03% -10.36% -12.74% -7.33% -5.83% -2.78% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.18% -4.69% -5.76% -6.32% -10.04% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.60% -6.97% -9.22% -3.64% -2.23% 8.75% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 1.32% -7.46% -11.18% -12.38% -9.48% 23.63% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 1.76% -1.67% -0.99% 5.87% 7.46% 35.87% 53.04%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 1.23% -3.04% -4.74% -1.78% 0.54% 29.00% 26.05%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.22% -0.58% -1.82% 1.12% 3.10% 44.05% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.45% -8.24% -14.33% -14.44% -12.91% n/a n/a
As Of 12-19-2014

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 -0.12% -1.17% -2.17% 2.14% 3.39% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 2.18% -5.28% -7.21% -0.60% 2.11% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 1.93% -2.27% -3.28% -0.17% 1.94% 33.36% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 1.18% -0.09% 2.75% 8.96% 11.87% 45.38% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 1.90% 1.85% 6.36% 17.14% 22.64% 100.67% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.67% -0.63% 0.39% 4.54% 6.74% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.24% -0.66% -0.59% 3.44% 3.41% 7.16% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 1.37% -5.88% -10.19% -10.96% -9.41% -14.24% -3.90%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 1.05% -6.07% -8.06% -7.94% -6.73% 2.53% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.93% -0.23% -0.77% 1.89% 2.89% 1.63% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 5.75% -10.34% -15.19% -11.92% -9.52% 10.00% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.59% -0.03% 0.94% 5.67% 7.41% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.59% -1.55% -1.44% 4.69% 6.49% 35.44% 58.07%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 1.34% -5.89% -10.43% -11.40% -9.56% -14.34% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.85% -4.92% -11.60% -4.02% -3.79% -38.40% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 1.21% 0.25% 0.84% 6.86% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.02% -0.73% -0.37% 6.23% 8.14% 39.93% 55.23%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 2.46% 2.97% 8.88% 16.37% 19.95% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.93% -0.94% 0.76% 7.82% 9.72% 46.34% 74.53%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 1.41% -1.14% 0.94% 7.68% 8.69% 29.35% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 1.40% -2.29% -2.93% 0.11% 1.70% 29.66% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 1.90% -0.27% 1.04% 8.24% 9.91% 38.51% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 1.74% -2.81% -3.73% 1.26% 3.03% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 1.78% -2.53% -3.62% 2.30% 4.38% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 2.26% -3.11% -4.26% 0.14% 3.09% 52.09% 62.46%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.12% -1.03% 0.27% 5.33% 6.87% 21.74% 43.39%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 1.43% -1.58% -2.51% -0.08% 2.28% 40.02% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.83% -0.83% -0.96% -2.42% -1.84% 1.00% 16.55%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% -0.80% 1.24% 4.28% 7.84% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 0.90% -4.07% -6.28% -1.32% 0.24% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.42% -2.18% -1.56% 0.97% 3.48% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.03% -3.13% 0.23% 0.01% 1.59% 17.31% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 2.11% -4.53% -4.94% 0.20% 2.07% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 1.28% -7.08% -12.88% -10.86% -8.28% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.23% -4.56% -4.26% 2.83% 5.36% 45.48% n/a
As Of 12-19-2014