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 0.30% -0.20% 1.19% 2.85% 8.55% 40.96% 68.39%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.35% -0.10% 1.91% 4.24% 9.58% 47.56% 78.00%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.34% 0.02% 1.71% 4.61% 11.27% 53.73% 87.23%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.39% -0.08% 2.45% 5.61% 11.59% 60.07% 95.84%
Aggressive Portfolio 0.13% -0.07% 3.13% 6.13% 6.05% 44.51% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.18% 0.00% 2.14% 4.64% 6.79% 41.02% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.06% -0.03% 2.25% 4.96% 6.65% 29.71% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.28% -0.67% 1.66% 3.88% 7.64% 38.83% 65.35%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.27% -0.77% 0.75% 2.06% 6.50% 28.15% 53.61%
As Of 05-21-2015

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 0.47% -0.08% -0.51% 1.37% -8.98% 17.28% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.26% -0.60% 5.58% 8.90% 9.35% 34.91% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -0.10% -0.42% 6.25% 8.65% -4.31% 9.43% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.46% -0.36% 1.34% -2.43% -13.57% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.29% -0.47% 3.91% 4.98% -0.98% 12.11% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -0.34% 2.49% 6.08% 12.73% -4.48% 35.32% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.07% -0.89% 1.76% 3.52% 6.22% 35.76% 59.56%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.10% 0.80% 7.17% 9.67% 5.46% 39.14% 51.37%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 0.82% 3.69% 5.67% 5.88% 48.01% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.32% -3.04% -5.55% -8.92% -14.00% n/a n/a
As Of 05-21-2015

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 0.69% 0.12% 0.18% 1.08% 1.15% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.35% 1.58% 3.18% 4.24% -0.77% 47.75% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 0.21% 0.16% 4.66% 7.58% 6.28% 41.17% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.33% -0.23% 1.91% 2.48% 9.47% 43.07% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 1.01% -0.47% 5.92% 10.62% 27.21% 104.21% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.15% -0.33% 2.05% 3.55% 4.76% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.10% -0.83% 0.06% 0.22% -0.36% 4.70% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -1.19% 1.54% 1.18% 3.30% -12.46% -10.66% 4.03%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.75% 1.86% 3.71% 3.79% -8.08% 6.80% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.09% 0.44% 1.88% 1.54% 2.39% 4.31% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.56% -0.75% 1.00% 1.25% -15.88% 14.39% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.32% -0.80% 2.09% 3.10% 6.14% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.17% -0.19% 1.12% 3.46% 2.81% 38.52% 69.19%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -1.02% 1.50% 3.34% 5.30% -8.44% -2.10% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.47% 0.85% -2.54% 4.07% -9.16% -33.50% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.33% 1.34% 3.69% 6.74% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.24% 0.15% 2.80% 5.35% 8.92% 40.52% 66.42%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.96% 1.83% 9.49% 13.85% 24.91% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.25% -0.77% 0.90% 3.75% 7.43% 45.99% 81.86%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.93% -1.25% 2.17% 5.60% 11.85% 35.46% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.05% 0.09% 1.81% 3.57% 1.14% 30.27% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.15% -1.13% 0.69% 2.25% 5.66% 36.55% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 0.18% 0.27% 3.29% 5.86% 5.83% 40.52% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 0.49% 0.88% 3.52% 7.16% 6.13% 60.37% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 0.29% 4.28% 7.37% 6.49% 60.28% 77.87%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.28% 0.64% 0.32% 1.95% 0.94% 21.60% 54.06%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.35% -0.09% 3.15% 4.94% 4.97% 41.16% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.88% -1.27% -2.94% -2.41% -5.91% 0.68% 18.71%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.06% -0.14% 1.85% 1.27% 4.71% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.17% 2.81% 11.04% 13.28% 3.55% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.22% -0.25% 0.44% 3.51% 4.43% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.37% 1.98% 2.15% 2.29% -3.20% 18.89% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.25% -0.21% 2.58% 4.68% -0.38% 28.78% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -2.42% 1.64% -0.61% 1.80% -12.98% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 0.62% 0.31% 1.97% 4.54% 3.52% 45.40% n/a
As Of 05-21-2015