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 -0.57% -0.15% -4.21% -4.61% -6.35% 14.52% 31.29%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.90% -0.16% -5.81% -6.13% -9.26% 12.81% 30.26%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.07% -0.15% -6.76% -6.81% -10.01% 14.86% 34.16%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.49% -0.72% -8.60% -8.94% -13.60% 12.50% 30.80%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.49% 0.30% -9.20% -8.28% -16.08% -2.55% 10.40%
Cheapskate Portfolio -1.17% -0.30% -6.10% -6.20% -10.30% 7.54% 21.94%
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.53% 1.75% -0.98% -1.74% -3.98% 9.52% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -1.01% -0.38% -5.54% -5.69% -9.39% 7.48% 23.80%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% 0.30% -2.10% -2.54% -4.34% 10.57% 28.38%
As Of 02-12-2016

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 -0.99% 6.39% -9.02% -6.76% -27.09% -24.06% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.64% -1.48% -8.11% -8.42% -13.02% -7.72% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -2.74% -1.52% -11.30% -9.93% -22.02% -28.72% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -1.16% 2.05% -1.69% -3.09% -16.06% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.93% 2.35% -7.34% -5.98% -17.36% -24.21% -17.18%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -2.31% 0.87% -9.92% -8.51% -16.67% -15.50% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -1.12% 0.42% -5.77% -5.63% -11.09% 3.98% 18.40%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.57% 0.16% -7.66% -7.33% -12.90% -8.02% -1.93%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -1.63% -0.06% -5.21% -5.76% -7.27% 14.35% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -2.47% -0.84% -10.97% -11.21% -20.19% n/a n/a
As Of 02-12-2016

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 -0.88% -1.10% -4.05% -3.25% -8.93% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -3.02% -1.87% -12.68% -9.14% -21.61% -14.93% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.73% -0.29% -8.44% -7.87% -14.34% -3.39% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -1.06% -1.40% -4.25% -5.32% -6.16% 15.38% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -1.92% -5.05% -9.89% -12.11% -8.26% 43.98% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.70% 1.25% -1.28% -0.94% -4.24% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.10% 1.24% 0.72% 0.86% -1.67% -0.27% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.81% 8.03% -0.40% 2.23% -16.08% -33.68% -33.09%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.79% 2.91% -6.70% -4.62% -20.15% -29.90% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.37% -0.11% -1.37% -1.52% -2.66% -0.78% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -4.23% 0.15% -20.07% -13.83% -37.74% -38.03% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.56% -2.63% -2.97% -2.40% -7.16% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -1.00% 1.43% -3.55% -3.36% -9.80% 7.31% 25.36%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.42% 4.52% -4.54% -3.16% -18.39% -31.34% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 6.43% 16.52% 11.35% 15.73% -4.33% -37.61% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio -0.76% -0.12% -3.79% -1.80% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.81% -0.78% -4.85% -6.14% -6.79% 10.19% 24.05%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -1.41% -2.09% -2.71% -2.74% -0.34% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.97% 1.47% -4.46% -4.30% -10.97% 10.80% 36.97%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -1.35% -0.71% -5.41% -5.01% -7.37% 8.97% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -1.75% -0.90% -7.26% -6.76% -11.92% -1.63% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -2.23% -0.31% -6.77% -6.32% -11.12% 5.94% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.66% -0.54% -8.18% -7.48% -13.09% -0.40% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -2.09% -1.23% -13.44% -9.38% -17.94% 3.56% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -2.05% -0.30% -11.71% -10.33% -19.61% 0.14% 7.34%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.26% 5.28% 3.53% 2.65% -3.73% 5.14% 26.27%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -2.01% -1.13% -8.70% -8.92% -13.18% -1.20% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.93% 2.85% 2.04% 3.98% -7.07% -11.72% -2.67%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.28% 1.03% 0.02% -0.72% -1.20% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio -2.02% -1.03% -11.40% -5.44% -16.53% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.29% -0.50% -5.26% -5.83% -8.43% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.73% 1.11% -3.04% -4.80% -10.90% -10.25% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -3.55% -1.40% -11.01% -8.86% -18.42% -12.39% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 1.48% 9.57% -2.05% -2.62% -23.94% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -2.17% -2.58% -12.88% -9.83% -21.26% -12.21% n/a
As Of 02-12-2016