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 1.69% 0.23% 5.37% 3.34% 0.17% 18.77% 41.66%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.09% -0.02% 6.37% 3.22% -2.02% 18.18% 41.97%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.32% 0.01% 6.99% 3.74% -1.64% 20.95% 47.75%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.73% -0.24% 8.34% 3.33% -4.22% 20.06% 46.97%
Aggressive Portfolio 2.72% -0.74% 8.88% 3.78% -7.71% 6.78% 23.81%
Cheapskate Portfolio 1.99% -0.05% 6.74% 3.14% -3.19% 13.24% 32.70%
Low Volatility Portfolio 1.10% -0.12% 3.73% 4.04% 0.08% 11.59% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 1.94% -0.25% 6.21% 3.19% -2.35% 13.37% 33.48%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 1.19% 0.01% 4.05% 3.55% 1.08% 14.18% 34.05%
As Of 05-26-2016

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 1.81% -3.23% 10.41% 6.03% -16.95% -12.15% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.00% -1.82% 5.01% -1.40% -11.39% -0.96% 3.97%
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 1.39% -2.63% 14.99% 6.42% -12.91% -15.67% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.76% -1.81% 8.01% 6.07% -9.43% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 1.72% -2.33% 7.58% 3.90% -11.54% -14.08% -11.73%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 3.53% -0.28% 11.89% 5.81% -9.26% -6.83% -1.87%
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 1.63% -0.51% 7.46% 4.62% -3.24% 10.60% 29.47%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 2.11% -1.28% 7.34% 2.42% -9.07% 1.10% 6.63%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 2.47% 1.67% 5.92% 3.40% -1.27% 21.33% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.45% -5.45% 0.31% -2.61% -13.28% n/a n/a
As Of 05-26-2016

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 0.48% 0.54% 3.18% 1.54% -4.21% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 1.48% 0.60% 13.43% 5.98% -11.94% -4.44% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 1.90% -1.45% 6.96% 2.50% -8.50% 4.20% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 1.19% 0.38% 6.10% 3.07% 1.54% 20.12% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 2.39% -1.10% 6.50% -2.94% -4.71% 45.15% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 1.01% -0.41% 5.82% 5.58% 1.37% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.31% -0.45% 2.58% 4.12% 2.03% 2.95% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.24% -1.80% 9.65% 13.80% -6.51% -19.57% -28.75%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 1.17% -2.02% 9.93% 6.98% -12.30% -19.02% -20.68%
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.85% 1.10% 2.25% 1.21% -1.45% 1.20% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 2.09% -0.13% 23.15% 9.27% -22.57% -25.61% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.87% -3.49% 0.27% 0.81% -4.15% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.72% -0.78% 5.52% 4.71% -2.92% 11.42% 30.68%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 1.72% -1.94% 12.49% 11.56% -9.47% -16.11% -25.94%
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -2.43% -4.56% 7.41% 31.53% 10.89% -14.20% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.97% -0.12% 6.06% 4.89% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.86% 0.39% 5.45% 1.75% -1.99% 14.61% 32.95%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 3.79% 2.42% 11.99% 6.28% 4.59% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 2.03% -0.44% 7.52% 6.59% -1.37% 16.73% 47.70%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 1.43% 0.51% 3.62% 1.26% -4.03% 11.88% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 1.45% -0.37% 7.22% 2.82% -4.72% 5.48% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 1.90% -0.06% 9.77% 6.56% 0.42% 15.85% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 2.30% -0.32% 7.83% 3.49% -5.83% 7.81% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 1.67% -2.51% 6.77% 3.85% -8.13% 12.25% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 3.35% -2.12% 10.70% 4.06% -10.22% 8.96% 25.65%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.67% -0.74% 3.59% 8.21% 2.65% 10.39% 25.46%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 2.20% -0.54% 8.86% 2.93% -5.17% 7.65% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.56% -1.69% -0.21% 1.84% -4.14% -8.21% -0.70%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% -0.72% 5.42% 4.43% 3.99% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 4.05% 7.80% 14.21% 10.10% -8.09% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.34% -0.55% -1.24% -1.38% -4.42% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 2.11% 2.13% 8.15% 5.81% -3.34% 0.24% 1.15%
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 2.23% -0.63% 12.58% 7.64% -6.59% 0.86% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 0.62% -6.68% 10.76% 16.85% -9.96% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.85% -1.88% 6.05% 0.37% -14.13% -6.82% n/a
As Of 05-26-2016