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 -0.39% -0.19% 3.62% 5.42% 11.52% 33.10% n/a
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.39% 0.02% 4.52% 6.56% 13.72% 35.87% 85.27%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.47% -0.14% 5.03% 7.47% 15.32% 40.23% 97.63%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.52% -0.34% 5.32% 7.27% 16.30% 42.80% 106.21%
Aggressive Portfolio -0.59% -0.50% 5.16% 6.44% 14.35% 28.96% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.38% 1.38% 5.36% 8.48% 15.80% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.20% 0.42% 3.13% 5.07% 7.99% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.31% -0.13% 4.03% 6.21% 11.88% 29.22% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.17% 0.37% 3.49% 6.16% 9.54% 25.12% 63.13%
As Of 07-29-2014

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 0.70% 2.52% 2.19% 10.11% 21.37% 19.46% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.53% 1.44% 7.87% 7.69% 13.44% 10.03% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.33% -0.93% 8.17% 5.51% 11.77% -12.88% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.74% -0.66% 3.56% 4.09% -1.04% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.22% 1.26% 6.48% 8.03% 10.51% 2.32% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.48% -2.97% 0.95% -1.14% 7.26% 14.91% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% 0.79% 5.00% 7.58% 13.19% 28.07% 70.75%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.01% 0.22% 4.53% 5.89% 14.34% 16.85% 49.45%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.33% -0.99% 2.26% 3.47% 12.39% 27.71% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.50% 1.15% 6.24% 4.06% 4.31% n/a n/a
As Of 07-29-2014

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 0.20% 1.22% 4.13% 4.54% 7.78% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -0.34% -1.29% 5.75% 7.80% 16.44% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.57% -0.78% 4.09% 4.53% 12.33% 22.97% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.90% -0.51% 4.45% 6.47% 11.88% 30.53% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -0.36% -1.33% 6.37% 7.90% 22.00% 74.18% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.29% 0.55% 4.23% 6.30% 10.24% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.08% 0.19% 1.96% 4.86% 5.18% 10.21% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.42% -1.79% 1.06% 5.62% 3.22% -12.63% n/a
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.36% -0.95% 1.09% 4.03% 6.42% -2.11% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.25% 0.03% 1.81% 2.25% 2.64% -2.55% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.27% -1.91% 2.95% 7.67% 15.64% 17.76% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.19% -0.16% 4.56% 6.23% 11.45% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% -0.39% 2.43% 7.04% 14.67% 33.66% 81.59%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.41% -0.35% 3.01% 4.89% 6.97% -17.45% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -0.72% -1.07% 5.42% 19.94% 2.03% -32.70% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.66% 2.06% 5.07% 9.06% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.28% -0.50% 3.69% 5.72% 12.33% 27.50% 69.94%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% 0.68% 11.04% 11.35% 24.58% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.34% -0.38% 3.91% 7.22% 13.31% 42.12% 96.32%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.03% 0.97% 3.94% 5.33% 9.32% 23.20% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.35% -1.26% 2.34% 4.09% 9.89% 23.60% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% -0.55% 3.42% 7.69% 12.45% 35.82% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.45% -1.29% 5.03% 5.43% 13.51% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.12% -0.97% 4.32% 6.56% 16.69% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -0.70% -0.89% 4.75% 5.53% 17.43% 36.73% 94.57%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.36% -1.57% 1.00% 7.50% 9.31% 20.08% 64.55%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -0.50% -2.20% 3.21% 4.22% 11.56% 27.53% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.15% -0.22% -1.38% 0.94% -0.56% 1.90% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.22% -0.46% 4.10% 5.01% 10.83% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.20% 0.89% 7.73% 10.86% 19.70% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.09% 0.36% 3.15% 4.20% 12.74% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.68% -2.27% -2.30% 4.19% 8.46% 6.38% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% -0.40% 3.87% 8.37% 13.70% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 0.71% 2.24% 9.43% 13.44% 11.45% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -0.67% -1.10% 3.27% 7.29% 12.48% n/a n/a
As Of 07-29-2014