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 -1.39% -3.09% -4.16% -1.74% -0.44% 26.13% 60.88%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.55% -3.94% -5.57% -2.22% -1.70% 28.47% 65.38%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.60% -4.25% -6.52% -2.78% -1.59% 32.35% 73.55%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.81% -5.07% -7.40% -3.06% -3.02% 35.54% 79.83%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.53% -5.94% -9.44% -5.09% -9.42% 19.70% 49.73%
Cheapskate Portfolio -1.41% -3.99% -6.21% -2.71% -3.89% 21.99% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.70% -2.62% -3.78% -0.24% -0.85% 15.87% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -1.27% -3.59% -5.54% -2.48% -2.81% 21.52% 52.55%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -1.18% -2.15% -3.26% -1.50% -0.42% 17.01% 45.23%
As Of 08-27-2015

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 -1.40% -8.26% -13.36% -15.11% -25.16% -7.96% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.76% -5.96% -11.24% -4.59% -9.65% 9.82% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -2.12% -8.36% -15.11% -10.95% -24.64% -12.85% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.67% -3.03% -6.56% -10.53% -21.73% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.71% -6.59% -13.20% -10.58% -19.39% -11.31% -6.47%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.53% -6.50% -11.24% -1.96% -14.44% 6.63% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -1.27% -4.03% -6.96% -4.42% -6.14% 17.19% 44.96%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.01% -4.72% -9.90% -3.27% -10.74% 12.54% 22.39%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -1.03% -3.33% -5.54% -0.61% -1.97% 30.07% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.81% -5.85% -13.52% -17.63% -23.54% n/a n/a
As Of 08-27-2015

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 -1.41% -1.51% -3.68% -2.62% -5.54% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -2.42% -7.61% -12.38% -9.92% -16.14% 9.25% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.79% -4.69% -9.48% -3.97% -9.02% 18.39% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -1.69% -3.18% -3.45% -2.53% 0.33% 28.72% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -1.84% -4.77% -2.35% 7.12% 15.14% 82.82% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -1.16% -2.36% -3.56% -1.78% -2.51% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.40% -0.69% -1.67% -1.75% -3.43% -0.00% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -2.03% -2.62% -12.32% -11.26% -23.98% -27.61% -14.23%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.84% -6.51% -13.78% -12.76% -22.72% -16.92% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.67% -0.76% -3.35% -2.16% -2.65% 0.98% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.68% -7.28% -18.08% -19.57% -33.74% -14.16% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -1.01% -2.95% -4.27% -3.37% -3.73% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -1.60% -3.54% -6.36% -3.87% -6.10% 18.47% 48.22%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -2.84% -6.36% -16.29% -13.51% -25.44% -23.82% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -5.46% 0.45% -14.17% -9.74% -23.21% -45.03% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio -1.09% -2.64% -4.61% n/a n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -1.17% -3.74% -5.63% -1.22% -1.55% 24.08% 54.54%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -0.19% -2.47% -0.03% 7.14% 10.71% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -2.01% -3.88% -6.75% -3.92% -4.52% 24.84% 62.59%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -0.74% -3.60% -5.73% -0.39% 1.52% 19.97% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -1.35% -3.68% -6.37% -3.67% -7.97% 13.10% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -1.44% -3.00% -5.28% -3.56% -4.10% 19.95% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.54% -5.00% -6.90% -2.55% -6.94% 21.37% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -1.97% -4.83% -10.69% -4.55% -9.22% 30.54% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -1.53% -6.65% -11.18% -6.13% -11.07% 29.39% 58.27%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -2.40% -2.08% -5.19% -4.42% -5.88% 7.15% 35.94%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.43% -4.45% -8.04% -4.09% -7.63% 19.92% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 2.99% 3.66% -1.22% -5.57% -8.08% -8.01% 9.37%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.93% -2.38% -1.85% -2.78% -1.40% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -4.95% -7.38% -11.22% -4.18% -13.43% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.19% -3.90% -7.14% -4.55% -5.73% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.78% -4.86% -8.55% -7.14% -9.50% 0.43% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.31% -4.82% -9.71% -6.21% -13.41% 6.77% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -3.66% -3.91% -18.48% -18.71% -32.15% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -1.34% -4.14% -9.37% -6.32% -10.32% 17.77% n/a
As Of 08-27-2015