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 0.78% 2.79% 1.82% 8.31% 9.84% 43.07% 65.89%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.94% 3.27% 1.58% 9.03% 10.92% 48.58% 71.75%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.95% 3.64% 1.37% 10.04% 12.85% 56.05% 81.24%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 1.03% 4.03% 1.38% 9.76% 12.19% 60.45% 88.98%
Aggressive Portfolio 1.34% 3.08% -1.00% 5.74% 7.81% 43.07% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.85% 2.19% 2.77% 7.10% 12.24% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.46% 1.53% 0.34% 5.84% 6.38% 28.86% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.67% 2.46% 0.57% 7.38% 8.84% 39.34% 60.67%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.58% 1.83% 1.31% 8.09% 8.79% 30.82% 52.64%
As Of 11-21-2014

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 0.52% 2.06% -5.29% 4.89% 6.89% 28.56% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.53% 1.30% -2.67% 5.18% 6.22% 25.39% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 2.58% 1.98% -4.76% 2.29% 3.74% 2.42% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio 0.23% -0.32% -4.28% -2.35% -7.54% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 1.35% 0.98% -4.07% 3.41% 3.62% 13.64% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 1.33% 2.06% -5.32% -6.27% -3.32% 28.24% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.85% 2.29% -0.44% 7.50% 8.61% 37.35% 56.43%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.43% 1.53% -3.79% 1.31% 2.76% 30.40% 28.39%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.81% 2.73% -0.77% 2.15% 3.92% 42.46% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 2.85% 0.47% -7.73% -6.39% -6.22% n/a n/a
As Of 11-21-2014

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 0.39% 1.72% -1.28% 3.26% 4.27% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 1.63% 1.74% -3.10% 4.75% 7.83% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 0.40% 2.40% -2.62% 1.99% 3.46% 34.67% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 0.06% 1.98% 2.44% 8.66% 11.81% 44.31% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 0.85% 3.07% 5.51% 14.40% 19.90% 100.03% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.40% 1.43% 0.43% 5.45% 7.28% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.01% -0.65% -0.95% 4.02% 3.93% 8.09% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 1.31% -0.26% -8.58% -5.66% -6.38% -12.98% 1.02%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 1.23% 1.03% -4.66% -2.12% -0.99% 4.85% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% -0.02% -0.18% 1.56% 3.00% 1.69% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.88% 2.51% -7.65% -2.19% -1.03% 18.67% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.21% 1.79% 0.68% 6.06% 7.68% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio 0.66% 1.67% -0.60% 6.12% 7.82% 37.63% 62.38%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 1.14% 0.52% -8.48% -5.87% -5.70% -12.68% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 2.98% -2.48% -13.76% 0.37% -3.76% -41.14% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.62% 1.77% 1.80% 8.19% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.50% 2.40% 0.56% 6.94% 8.76% 39.85% 58.89%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.74% 5.14% 7.61% 14.51% 19.60% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.63% 2.47% 0.39% 8.54% 10.03% 48.70% 78.48%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 1.21% 3.27% 2.61% 8.84% 9.57% 31.54% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 0.47% 1.67% -1.90% 2.12% 3.50% 30.75% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.37% 1.31% 0.10% 8.49% 9.83% 40.03% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 0.50% 1.60% -1.77% 3.91% 6.09% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 0.58% 2.47% -1.81% 4.87% 7.33% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 1.46% 4.00% -2.14% 3.28% 6.06% 53.80% 67.00%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.91% 1.29% -0.30% 6.23% 5.85% 22.06% 45.84%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.26% 1.85% -2.66% 1.43% 3.60% 39.21% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.13% -1.15% -1.87% -1.52% -1.90% 1.80% 18.44%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.50% 0.59% 1.08% 4.70% 8.43% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 0.71% 4.02% -3.41% 3.76% 4.79% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.17% 2.96% -0.77% 3.33% 4.84% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.42% 3.20% 1.91% 3.50% 4.13% 17.11% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.46% 1.34% -2.71% 4.85% 6.44% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 1.82% -1.02% -12.54% -4.75% -5.46% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.47% 3.23% -0.40% 7.78% 9.05% 53.83% n/a
As Of 11-21-2014