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 1.21% 0.42% 3.72% 6.34% 14.02% 48.25% n/a
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.25% 0.18% 4.04% 7.27% 16.20% 53.40% 82.62%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.53% 0.20% 4.58% 8.39% 18.49% 61.53% 94.65%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.63% 0.30% 5.11% 8.27% 19.32% 67.14% 103.39%
Aggressive Portfolio 1.32% -0.36% 3.97% 6.86% 16.46% 49.05% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.63% 1.07% 4.38% 8.22% 15.82% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.77% 0.37% 2.42% 5.62% 10.09% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.90% 0.04% 3.44% 6.69% 14.35% 43.68% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.63% 0.21% 2.80% 6.63% 11.95% 33.80% 60.63%
As Of 08-20-2014

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 -0.84% 0.17% 0.95% 10.18% 20.04% 30.14% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.88% 0.46% 5.66% 8.00% 15.93% 22.35% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 2.84% 0.95% 4.38% 7.46% 17.16% 0.19% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio 0.31% -0.97% 3.24% 3.81% -0.40% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.63% -0.51% 3.84% 8.02% 13.18% 12.23% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 1.62% -1.50% -2.56% -1.37% 5.54% 34.24% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 1.05% 0.19% 4.46% 8.05% 15.55% 41.41% 68.48%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.56% -0.82% 3.00% 5.28% 13.67% 29.69% 46.37%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.80% -1.23% 0.72% 2.73% 10.66% 42.52% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 1.31% -1.04% 5.02% 3.43% 4.09% n/a n/a
As Of 08-20-2014

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 1.27% -0.18% 3.13% 4.33% 9.40% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 1.68% -0.39% 3.32% 7.88% 19.34% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% -0.53% 3.88% 4.72% 13.46% 41.03% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 0.73% -0.38% 4.44% 6.96% 14.38% 47.07% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 1.41% -0.12% 6.33% 8.77% 23.98% 98.90% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.28% -0.04% 2.84% 6.10% 11.86% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.01% -0.26% 0.75% 4.87% 6.79% 8.51% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.47% -1.49% 0.49% 4.47% 0.57% -7.01% n/a
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% -1.76% -0.81% 2.87% 6.38% 5.50% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.29% -0.90% 1.11% 1.57% 2.55% -0.29% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.96% -1.64% 1.71% 6.58% 14.74% 34.41% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.82% 0.61% 4.43% 6.83% 13.80% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 1.00% -0.44% 1.38% 6.80% 15.36% 43.32% 77.42%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.05% -2.18% 1.49% 3.31% 5.67% -8.40% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.77% -1.58% 6.34% 18.21% -5.92% -38.35% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.85% 1.75% 4.13% 9.32% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 1.16% -0.04% 3.28% 6.23% 13.95% 43.29% 69.48%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 1.79% 1.70% 11.39% 12.26% 25.37% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 1.27% 0.14% 3.70% 7.88% 16.03% 55.27% 91.11%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 1.18% 0.64% 3.49% 6.02% 11.66% 31.42% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 0.72% -0.85% 1.57% 3.81% 10.21% 34.76% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.81% 0.29% 3.40% 8.31% 15.27% 46.12% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 1.21% -0.64% 3.61% 5.65% 15.11% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 1.54% -0.37% 3.70% 6.81% 17.77% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 1.64% -0.63% 4.08% 5.58% 18.25% 63.63% 84.34%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.65% -1.32% 0.54% 6.59% 8.52% 23.11% 60.39%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.92% -0.69% 3.36% 4.25% 12.94% 45.16% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.70% -0.59% -1.34% 0.44% -0.54% 5.04% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.62% -0.77% 3.15% 5.02% 11.97% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 0.60% -0.42% 4.07% 9.37% 15.77% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.23% 0.14% 2.49% 4.10% 13.43% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.16% -3.17% -4.11% 1.25% 5.92% 14.43% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.87% -0.96% 2.45% 7.84% 15.22% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -0.60% -1.84% 6.10% 10.79% 5.65% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.37% -0.29% 3.75% 8.08% 15.44% n/a n/a
As Of 08-20-2014