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 0.77% 0.45% -0.73% 1.53% 5.63% 32.64% 61.97%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.91% 0.35% -1.46% 2.05% 5.49% 36.62% 67.32%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.92% 0.15% -2.06% 1.81% 6.30% 40.96% 75.55%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.07% -0.18% -2.17% 2.37% 5.97% 46.08% 81.61%
Aggressive Portfolio 0.69% -1.53% -3.97% 1.11% -0.54% 30.28% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.66% -0.28% -2.32% 1.55% 2.60% 29.67% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.57% 0.38% -1.35% 2.73% 3.64% 20.21% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.74% 0.10% -1.79% 1.52% 3.74% 28.60% 54.78%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.67% 0.71% -1.02% 0.96% 4.13% 21.28% 47.13%
As Of 07-31-2015

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 0.12% -4.31% -10.71% -8.16% -17.60% 2.26% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.04% -2.55% -6.40% 1.76% -2.19% 19.82% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.04% -5.44% -9.52% -3.08% -14.46% -3.17% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.27% -3.74% -5.42% -8.28% -19.24% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.81% -4.86% -9.13% -4.26% -11.92% -3.57% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 0.73% -0.31% -4.69% 4.86% -6.77% 16.71% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.70% -0.77% -3.54% -0.20% 0.22% 24.37% 47.72%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.27% -1.89% -6.14% 1.97% -4.43% 21.93% 26.76%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 0.99% -1.60% 3.53% 3.24% 38.05% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.89% -5.93% -12.58% -14.51% -20.20% n/a n/a
As Of 07-31-2015

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 -0.03% 0.41% -1.56% -0.66% -2.67% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 1.07% -0.82% -4.78% -1.13% -6.30% 27.74% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 0.41% -2.41% -5.35% 0.97% -1.93% 27.12% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 0.22% -0.37% -0.26% 0.61% 5.76% 35.26% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 1.02% 1.43% 5.34% 12.69% 25.20% 95.17% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.68% 0.26% -1.06% 1.23% 1.88% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.19% 0.16% -1.62% -0.98% -1.62% 0.90% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.79% -8.11% -11.32% -8.98% -22.11% -23.77% -12.00%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.82% -6.23% -9.76% -6.98% -16.86% -9.60% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.08% -0.75% -2.02% -1.15% -1.58% 1.43% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.38% -7.85% -16.08% -14.02% -27.51% -6.57% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.68% -0.40% -1.56% 0.16% 2.13% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.39% 0.17% -3.30% -0.08% -0.70% 25.33% 51.40%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.16% -6.57% -12.63% -8.00% -20.47% -17.23% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -0.30% -10.03% -14.46% -10.49% -24.16% -43.70% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.73% -0.06% n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.38% 0.16% -1.45% 2.91% 5.02% 32.05% 56.95%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.87% 2.36% 5.48% 11.60% 18.22% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.16% 0.10% -3.37% 0.22% 2.70% 31.47% 66.12%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.63% 0.41% -1.82% 3.53% 7.88% 26.12% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 0.39% -1.37% -3.49% -0.16% -3.05% 19.62% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 1.22% -0.04% -2.83% -0.40% 1.53% 24.97% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 0.67% -0.35% -1.38% 2.99% 1.21% 30.87% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 0.60% -2.68% -6.23% 0.13% -2.25% 43.29% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 1.02% -2.56% -5.38% 0.66% -1.81% 42.80% 58.50%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 1.43% 0.30% -2.73% -1.83% -1.75% 10.74% 39.65%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.51% -1.82% -3.14% 0.62% -0.72% 28.86% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.24% -3.62% -5.31% -6.51% -9.28% -5.65% 11.36%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% -0.24% -0.12% -0.52% 2.22% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.70% -1.51% -3.66% 5.89% -4.78% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.17% -0.18% -3.75% -0.62% -0.68% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.70% -4.26% -2.58% -2.32% -5.11% 6.04% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.90% -2.24% -5.96% -1.54% -8.07% 14.16% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -0.00% -10.65% -17.73% -15.79% -30.30% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.38% -1.71% -5.77% -2.04% -3.04% 28.48% n/a
As Of 07-31-2015