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 -0.34% 0.52% 1.28% 1.46% 10.67% 27.56% n/a
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.45% 1.14% 1.68% 1.62% 11.29% 29.01% 102.39%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.63% 1.42% 1.94% 1.98% 12.64% 32.17% 120.32%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.76% 1.17% 1.74% 1.56% 14.46% 33.87% 131.74%
Aggressive Portfolio -0.87% 2.42% 1.62% 1.12% 9.81% 20.93% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.23% 3.01% 5.27% 6.79% 12.66% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.00% 2.48% 2.34% 1.44% 2.86% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.42% 1.27% 1.70% 1.90% 8.68% 24.18% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% 1.19% 1.98% 2.40% 5.48% 22.04% 71.53%
As Of 04-16-2014

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 -1.20% 2.95% 5.30% 4.85% 15.12% 10.00% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.86% 3.47% 1.03% -0.01% -0.10% 3.07% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -2.07% 4.08% -0.81% -2.48% -4.24% -22.70% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.49% 2.18% 4.52% 1.67% -8.41% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.81% 5.75% 3.18% 2.00% -3.28% -3.29% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.89% 1.15% -3.06% -3.56% 6.75% 8.58% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.31% 2.13% 2.19% 2.11% 7.74% 21.95% 86.23%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.79% 2.62% 1.66% 1.25% 7.24% 10.25% 75.77%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.82% 1.11% 0.67% 0.78% 11.94% n/a n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.77% 4.75% 2.68% -1.84% -8.84% n/a n/a
As Of 04-16-2014

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 -0.46% 0.86% 0.35% 0.20% 3.62% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -0.96% 1.60% 1.64% 1.40% 9.59% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.36% 0.44% 0.36% 0.22% 10.10% n/a n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.78% -0.36% 2.31% 2.45% 11.63% 25.15% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -2.47% -4.16% -1.03% 0.77% 23.20% 61.78% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.20% 2.44% 2.77% 3.04% 5.00% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.13% 1.47% 2.26% 2.81% -1.32% n/a n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.50% 0.51% 3.74% 3.86% 2.18% -12.85% n/a
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.23% 2.65% 3.93% 2.66% 2.82% -5.43% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.13% 0.30% 1.56% 0.42% 1.20% n/a n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.76% 4.87% 7.08% 3.75% 15.77% 10.24% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.26% 1.13% 3.27% 3.30% 9.91% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.10% 2.50% 3.95% 3.69% 12.11% 29.48% 106.06%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.51% 2.37% 2.44% 2.19% 2.00% -21.53% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -2.96% -5.41% 6.64% 12.04% -9.50% -31.86% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.48% 2.88% 4.57% 6.71% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.56% 0.06% 1.13% 1.84% 9.43% 23.17% 91.45%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -1.01% -1.09% 4.45% 6.24% 24.68% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.00% 2.71% 2.97% 2.74% 9.75% 35.79% 117.93%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -0.34% 1.39% 0.76% 1.12% 4.31% n/a n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.61% 0.61% 1.20% 1.20% 8.38% n/a n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 1.80% 3.68% 3.82% 8.05% n/a n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.91% -0.13% 1.01% 0.73% 9.32% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.58% 2.24% 2.55% 1.87% 18.76% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -1.27% 2.18% 0.84% 0.35% 18.86% 25.60% 135.83%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.30% 2.67% 5.62% 5.89% 5.43% 20.48% 87.30%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.38% -0.79% 0.25% 1.18% 11.43% n/a n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.42% 0.59% 2.74% 2.44% -1.79% 0.54% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.12% 0.53% 3.13% 2.40% 8.40% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.69% 3.37% 3.69% 5.38% 13.68% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.55% 2.77% 1.99% 1.42% 12.68% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.00% 0.42% 6.38% 6.36% 11.11% 3.58% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.30% 2.71% 3.81% 3.88% 6.24% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -0.99% 2.42% 4.14% 3.97% -4.70% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 0.01% 2.28% 3.63% 3.17% 7.17% n/a n/a
As Of 04-16-2014