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 -0.25% -0.13% 1.91% -0.13% 9.52% 33.68% 62.87%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.30% -0.03% 2.01% -0.03% 10.54% 37.07% 68.20%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.28% 0.25% 2.13% 0.30% 12.95% 43.23% 78.24%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.33% -0.12% 2.16% -0.12% 11.91% 45.44% 83.79%
Aggressive Portfolio -0.16% -0.10% -0.74% -0.10% 6.34% 28.30% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio -0.25% 0.42% 1.24% 0.42% 8.32% 30.52% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.51% 1.95% 2.22% 1.95% 9.52% 25.19% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.16% 0.83% 2.33% 0.83% 9.36% 30.33% 59.62%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.18% 1.05% 2.69% 1.05% 9.83% 25.31% 52.75%
As Of 01-28-2015

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 -0.69% 0.71% -5.90% -0.03% -0.16% 12.75% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.05% 2.06% 0.62% 2.06% 9.75% 16.46% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.25% 0.70% -6.40% 1.44% -0.14% -10.01% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.55% -2.85% -4.93% -3.35% -10.95% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.13% 0.55% -3.90% 0.55% 3.61% 1.26% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -0.64% -0.03% -6.03% -0.03% -10.13% 11.89% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.08% 0.42% 0.90% 0.42% 8.53% 27.28% 54.12%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.48% 0.26% -1.82% 0.26% 0.83% 18.14% 27.43%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.44% 0.90% 0.78% -0.45% 3.65% 34.84% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.52% -3.18% -11.20% -9.31% -9.99% n/a n/a
As Of 01-28-2015

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 0.79% 1.12% 1.04% 0.83% 3.71% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -2.34% -5.69% -2.01% 1.38% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.29% -0.18% -0.68% -0.18% 2.37% 22.55% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.21% -0.77% 2.66% 0.20% 11.29% 36.94% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -0.30% 1.18% 5.70% 1.76% 19.45% 86.08% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.02% 1.18% 2.10% 2.19% 7.66% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.37% 1.18% 0.17% 1.18% 4.15% 6.19% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -1.58% 0.63% -6.15% 0.63% -11.13% -22.98% -4.07%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.10% -2.43% -8.42% -2.43% -8.02% -8.73% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% -0.38% 0.03% -0.35% 1.88% 0.06% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -2.09% -5.94% -14.93% -6.42% -15.29% -3.97% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.50% 0.81% 3.00% 1.63% 8.34% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.43% 0.30% 0.41% 0.30% 6.53% 29.07% 59.07%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.54% -0.88% -6.03% -0.88% -9.79% -18.69% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.22% 9.01% 3.19% 9.98% -2.02% -39.09% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.54% 2.14% 2.19% 5.24% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.23% 0.43% 1.86% 0.43% 7.72% 29.56% 55.28%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.41% 1.00% 9.21% 6.44% 17.24% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% 1.17% 2.51% 1.17% 11.29% 38.75% 76.91%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.66% 2.14% 4.66% 2.14% 12.19% 27.26% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.68% -1.40% -2.75% -1.36% -0.14% 19.75% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.34% 0.23% 0.82% 0.23% 8.90% 31.23% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 0.27% -0.16% -1.41% -0.16% 4.60% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 0.26% -1.53% -2.54% -1.53% 3.61% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -0.41% -1.03% -0.81% -1.03% 3.74% 36.07% 59.81%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.59% 3.38% 3.70% 3.38% 9.21% 20.65% 50.06%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.13% -0.84% -0.43% -0.84% 1.10% 27.59% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.23% 1.84% 0.38% 1.84% -0.69% -2.49% 17.59%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.34% -0.98% 0.61% 0.26% 7.10% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -1.01% -1.64% -4.79% 1.45% -1.65% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.24% 1.39% 2.31% 1.45% 7.67% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.34% -1.98% -3.50% -1.98% -0.68% 5.89% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.37% -0.71% -4.68% -0.71% 0.65% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -2.17% -0.86% -6.37% 0.25% -11.26% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 0.48% -0.88% -2.57% -0.88% 3.69% 31.94% n/a
As Of 01-28-2015