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 1.56% 2.09% 2.79% 6.99% 9.38% 36.19% 70.00%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.91% 2.39% 2.53% 7.57% 10.09% 39.71% 76.62%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.23% 3.01% 2.67% 8.62% 12.00% 46.04% 86.94%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 2.68% 3.39% 2.93% 8.31% 11.42% 49.07% 95.33%
Aggressive Portfolio 2.17% 2.15% 0.27% 4.78% 6.55% 33.04% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 1.04% 2.07% 2.95% 6.93% 11.61% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 1.18% 1.99% 1.23% 5.44% 5.55% 25.25% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 1.69% 2.39% 1.70% 6.55% 8.07% 32.11% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.94% 1.77% 1.91% 7.14% 7.80% 26.21% 56.16%
As Of 10-31-2014

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 1.38% -1.49% -4.90% 3.89% 4.70% 19.37% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 2.14% 3.22% -0.80% 5.88% 6.26% 16.91% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 1.65% 1.31% -2.22% 1.67% 1.52% -6.08% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.34% -0.49% -3.58% -2.19% -9.31% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 1.09% 1.01% -3.05% 3.50% 1.45% 6.72% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 1.35% 0.34% -4.21% -7.04% -4.99% 14.97% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 1.64% 1.89% 0.70% 6.78% 7.82% 29.95% 61.13%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 1.67% 2.07% -2.60% 1.46% 2.24% 20.22% 33.85%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 1.57% 1.05% -0.94% 1.04% 2.98% 30.31% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.66% -0.13% -6.57% -5.57% -8.73% n/a n/a
As Of 10-31-2014

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 0.99% 0.86% -0.91% 2.48% 3.49% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.24% -1.06% -2.28% 2.96% 6.25% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 2.06% 1.80% -1.20% 1.63% 3.63% 26.85% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 0.86% 1.72% 3.49% 7.56% 10.74% 37.07% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 2.50% 3.61% 7.39% 13.62% 22.61% 89.43% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.66% 1.12% 1.00% 5.10% 6.61% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.27% 0.48% 0.06% 4.40% 3.02% 7.94% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -2.04% -2.62% -10.37% -7.47% -9.83% -17.89% 5.95%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 0.51% 0.44% -4.86% -2.65% -2.72% -1.90% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.59% -0.26% 0.03% 1.78% 1.30% 0.77% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.02% -2.51% -7.32% -3.60% -2.13% 11.02% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.51% 2.10% 2.53% 6.03% 7.11% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.27% 1.50% 0.39% 5.68% 7.43% 31.04% 68.19%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 0.05% -0.57% -8.87% -6.32% -8.41% -19.17% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -8.05% -7.48% -19.39% -5.84% -16.48% -45.80% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.78% 1.99% 2.69% 8.28% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.62% 1.31% 1.68% 6.13% 7.97% 32.27% 62.73%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 3.54% 3.68% 9.13% 13.75% 20.11% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.92% 3.20% 2.37% 7.89% 9.04% 42.12% 83.69%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 2.00% 1.55% 3.29% 7.51% 8.04% 27.48% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 1.27% 0.80% -1.03% 1.69% 3.55% 23.84% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 1.25% 2.78% 2.03% 8.41% 9.65% 34.86% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 2.00% 2.15% 0.89% 4.33% 6.44% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 2.03% 2.30% -0.15% 4.36% 7.60% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 3.06% 2.50% -0.82% 2.30% 5.66% 41.18% 74.44%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.24% 2.19% -0.48% 5.16% 3.07% 16.64% 50.68%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 2.01% 1.92% -0.72% 1.58% 3.79% 32.36% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.70% 0.81% -2.56% -1.29% -3.18% -0.49% 21.90%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.65% 0.68% 1.81% 4.33% 7.72% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 1.61% 0.42% -2.54% 2.81% 4.43% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.04% 1.32% -1.10% 1.77% 3.10% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.70% 3.22% -0.44% 1.90% 2.57% 8.83% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.61% 2.32% -1.38% 5.13% 5.76% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -3.15% -3.31% -15.67% -7.19% -11.05% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.42% 1.35% 0.88% 5.88% 6.44% 43.11% n/a
As Of 10-31-2014