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 -0.06% 0.49% 3.65% 5.45% 11.19% 31.28% n/a
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.08% 0.68% 4.51% 6.51% 13.16% 34.01% 89.97%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.10% 0.62% 5.08% 7.49% 14.69% 38.23% 103.92%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.25% 0.52% 5.13% 7.21% 15.61% 40.19% 113.18%
Aggressive Portfolio -0.35% 0.35% 4.92% 6.50% 13.74% 27.34% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.41% 1.46% 5.28% 8.30% 15.26% n/a n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.12% 0.92% 3.51% 5.02% 7.54% n/a n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.08% 0.46% 3.88% 6.11% 11.17% 27.67% n/a
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% 0.81% 3.53% 6.07% 8.90% 24.06% 66.08%
As Of 07-21-2014

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 -0.03% 0.65% 0.84% 8.02% 18.84% 16.50% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.38% 1.90% 5.96% 6.53% 10.83% 9.13% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -0.24% 0.71% 7.85% 5.98% 12.13% -12.71% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.51% -0.15% 3.57% 4.09% -0.61% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.06% 1.74% 5.48% 7.75% 9.84% 2.44% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.37% -2.60% 2.52% -0.45% 7.91% 15.14% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.19% 1.17% 4.78% 7.19% 12.04% 26.33% 74.88%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.09% 0.79% 3.80% 5.40% 13.52% 16.27% 52.50%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -0.47% -0.80% 2.39% 3.35% 11.81% 27.21% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.47% 1.49% 6.70% 4.38% 5.12% n/a n/a
As Of 07-21-2014

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 0.63% 1.14% 3.73% 4.21% 7.00% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% -0.24% 5.54% 7.92% 16.09% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.36% 0.27% 3.79% 4.51% 11.87% 21.30% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.51% 0.34% 4.52% 6.52% 11.33% 28.47% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -1.21% -0.49% 6.13% 7.23% 21.58% 68.66% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.05% 0.78% 4.44% 6.36% 9.64% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.10% 0.58% 2.07% 4.90% 4.73% 10.27% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.14% -1.31% 2.09% 6.21% 3.84% -12.23% n/a
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% -0.90% 1.39% 4.24% 5.74% -1.95% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.04% 1.98% 1.75% 2.39% 2.93% -2.47% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.33% -2.18% 3.05% 7.48% 14.09% 16.26% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% 0.53% 3.87% 6.08% 10.94% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.07% -0.51% 2.87% 6.84% 14.31% 32.62% 85.60%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.24% 0.13% 2.42% 4.69% 6.46% -17.75% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 0.57% 1.53% 9.67% 22.23% 8.53% -31.88% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% 1.69% 4.50% 8.63% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.04% 0.10% 3.34% 5.57% 11.89% 25.54% 73.79%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 0.35% 1.76% 10.23% 11.10% 23.93% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.17% 0.23% 4.12% 7.12% 12.47% 39.95% 103.05%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.11% 0.58% 3.16% 4.75% 7.82% 21.76% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.48% -0.36% 2.53% 4.11% 9.41% 22.36% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.15% 0.06% 3.28% 7.59% 11.82% 33.74% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.09% -0.04% 4.07% 5.28% 12.38% n/a n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.43% -0.44% 4.06% 6.23% 16.25% n/a n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -0.26% -0.11% 4.40% 5.51% 16.96% 34.28% 103.65%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.00% -0.69% 2.40% 7.91% 10.37% 20.39% 67.55%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -0.67% -0.44% 2.59% 4.35% 11.35% 25.81% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.42% -0.29% -1.25% 1.00% -0.87% 1.36% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.00% 0.25% 4.28% 5.16% 10.80% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -0.75% 0.42% 6.89% 10.47% 20.53% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.56% 1.37% 2.28% 4.04% 12.32% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.41% -2.41% -1.03% 4.48% 7.24% 6.30% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.43% -0.23% 3.42% 8.03% 13.07% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 2.24% 8.29% 12.11% 12.40% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -0.03% 0.04% 3.69% 7.71% 10.79% n/a n/a
As Of 07-21-2014