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 -0.74% -0.60% -0.70% 1.07% 3.57% 33.47% 69.64%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.97% -0.68% -0.84% 1.70% 3.46% 37.71% 77.02%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.94% -0.73% -1.15% 1.77% 4.33% 42.62% 86.42%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.41% -0.95% -1.06% 2.40% 3.52% 47.43% 94.46%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.40% -0.91% -0.84% 2.64% -1.55% 32.89% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio -0.84% -0.71% -0.96% 1.84% 1.11% 31.51% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.25% -0.32% -1.16% 2.31% 2.53% 21.22% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -1.05% -0.84% -1.71% 1.28% 1.84% 29.65% 63.05%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% -0.50% -1.73% 0.27% 2.70% 21.97% 52.32%
As Of 07-02-2015

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 -1.50% -1.13% -4.94% -4.43% -13.48% 7.33% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.27% -1.42% -0.86% 4.56% 0.60% 22.80% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.12% -1.38% 0.43% 2.52% -12.40% 0.84% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.66% -2.03% -0.46% -5.42% -17.66% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.91% -1.17% -1.65% 0.65% -7.69% 2.47% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -2.41% -2.93% -0.20% 5.21% -10.97% 19.41% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.84% -0.91% -1.84% 0.55% 0.09% 26.54% 56.94%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -2.29% -2.45% -0.30% 4.12% -3.43% 25.86% 40.24%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -1.36% -0.69% -1.09% 2.78% 1.21% 38.96% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.50% -2.63% -6.95% -11.24% -17.23% n/a n/a
As Of 07-02-2015

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 -0.41% -0.51% -1.96% -0.62% -2.51% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -1.90% -2.24% -1.91% -0.92% -8.89% 29.01% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.21% -1.29% -0.79% 3.55% -2.06% 30.77% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -1.28% -0.94% -0.04% 0.68% 4.27% 36.45% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -2.02% 0.17% 3.53% 10.60% 19.73% 92.34% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.55% -0.18% -0.37% 1.35% 1.15% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.21% -0.43% -2.01% -1.16% -2.01% 2.13% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.88% -1.44% 0.10% -1.07% -18.59% -15.95% 0.26%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -1.35% 0.64% -0.82% -13.59% -1.61% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.95% -1.55% -0.58% -0.44% -1.02% 3.63% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -2.95% -4.09% -3.98% -7.04% -25.44% 2.40% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.76% -0.42% -0.89% 0.91% 1.21% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -1.31% -1.57% -2.17% -0.31% -2.58% 27.15% 61.73%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -2.38% -3.86% -1.49% -1.62% -17.18% -12.18% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.77% -3.57% -4.76% -1.33% -19.25% -37.90% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio -0.25% -0.07% n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -1.60% -1.45% -0.97% 2.59% 2.94% 32.79% 64.39%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -1.74% -1.00% 6.20% 10.52% 15.11% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% -1.36% -2.89% 0.12% 0.52% 33.77% 76.78%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -0.55% -0.84% -2.17% 3.09% 7.26% 26.88% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -1.06% -1.21% -0.54% 1.03% -4.34% 22.12% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -1.14% -1.11% -2.55% -0.52% -0.16% 26.79% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.19% -0.33% -0.34% 3.27% -1.43% 31.40% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -1.77% -1.71% -0.49% 2.70% -2.25% 46.97% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -2.04% -1.10% -0.10% 3.31% -2.32% 45.89% 76.88%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.74% -1.16% -2.85% -2.10% -5.36% 12.16% 46.39%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.73% -1.53% -0.77% 2.36% -2.89% 31.02% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 1.18% 0.17% -2.80% -3.66% -6.95% -3.07% 16.71%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.45% -0.74% 0.43% -0.54% 1.15% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -3.05% -1.36% 3.59% 7.79% -4.87% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.27% -1.21% -2.57% -0.11% -1.71% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.34% 1.15% 2.56% 1.88% -5.11% 11.66% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -1.89% -2.11% -1.37% 0.46% -7.20% 17.57% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -3.23% -5.33% -3.66% -6.44% -23.83% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -2.10% -2.86% -3.81% -0.93% -5.18% 30.05% n/a
As Of 07-02-2015