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 -0.40% -0.30% 2.37% 2.16% 8.80% 34.28% 55.65%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.43% 0.27% 3.52% 3.34% 9.97% 38.77% 61.41%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.60% 0.27% 3.39% 3.53% 11.53% 44.14% 68.80%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.75% 0.31% 4.67% 4.27% 11.33% 48.22% 73.79%
Aggressive Portfolio -0.59% 1.54% 5.48% 4.66% 5.79% 32.49% n/a
Cheapskate Portfolio -0.23% 0.48% 3.46% 3.65% 7.18% 32.40% n/a
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.36% 1.07% 2.87% 4.17% 7.46% 25.13% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.19% 0.49% 3.47% 3.79% 8.71% 32.17% 52.78%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.03% 0.18% 1.77% 2.53% 8.35% 25.01% 46.90%
As Of 04-17-2015

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 -0.41% 2.57% 0.60% 0.35% -8.33% 11.55% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.57% 4.22% 6.47% 8.27% 10.44% 23.27% n/a
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 0.04% 8.17% 5.72% 6.93% -1.30% -3.61% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio 0.06% 1.46% 0.14% -2.67% -13.92% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -0.65% 4.32% 4.45% 4.24% -0.37% 2.83% n/a
Euro Free Europe Portfolio 0.90% 3.03% 8.60% 8.41% -4.50% 18.23% n/a
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.03% 1.07% 3.38% 3.48% 7.51% 29.06% 47.33%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.03% 4.38% 6.97% 7.27% 3.61% 25.40% 28.56%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% 1.68% 5.13% 4.74% 6.18% 39.27% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.91% 0.01% -5.75% -9.21% -14.04% n/a n/a
As Of 04-17-2015

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 0.32% 0.51% 1.29% 1.60% 2.60% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -0.18% 2.21% 3.16% 1.84% 0.21% n/a n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -0.58% 2.46% 6.27% 5.86% 4.84% 29.18% n/a
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.97% -1.11% 2.96% 1.59% 9.32% 35.35% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -1.20% -1.20% 7.57% 8.78% 27.76% 95.46% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio 0.25% 1.38% 3.53% 4.01% 6.66% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.46% 0.98% 0.47% 1.31% 2.16% 5.96% n/a
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio 0.90% 3.23% 0.44% 1.42% -14.08% -18.30% -6.33%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio 1.07% 4.51% 3.04% 1.42% -9.62% -3.23% n/a
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio -0.13% 0.66% 2.01% 0.92% 1.62% 2.20% n/a
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 1.91% 6.05% 8.20% 1.71% -14.97% 5.90% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.12% 1.55% 4.56% 3.94% 7.34% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.02% 0.83% 2.88% 2.88% 3.93% 31.88% 54.80%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 0.33% 4.38% 4.04% 2.78% -10.99% -13.41% n/a
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio 0.22% 1.56% -8.84% 2.54% -10.71% -38.72% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.54% 2.63% 4.38% 6.60% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.56% 0.29% 4.44% 4.25% 8.73% 32.48% 51.21%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -0.26% 0.24% 11.12% 11.30% 22.61% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.23% 0.62% 3.14% 3.89% 8.99% 40.80% 67.94%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -1.07% 0.50% 5.16% 6.03% 13.52% 30.57% n/a
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.14% 0.68% 3.67% 2.50% 0.88% 22.99% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.18% 0.61% 2.85% 2.79% 6.87% 33.10% n/a
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -0.70% 1.07% 5.10% 4.23% 4.98% 30.34% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio 0.39% 1.97% 6.49% 5.14% 5.00% 46.14% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 0.04% 2.11% 6.74% 5.37% 5.00% 44.21% 51.73%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.28% -0.01% -1.84% 1.09% 0.62% 17.58% 42.51%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -0.25% 1.24% 5.11% 4.08% 3.31% 32.15% n/a
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.44% -0.29% -2.82% -1.31% -5.23% -1.67% 13.57%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.08% -0.07% 1.68% 0.77% 5.08% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 0.70% 4.72% 11.60% 9.55% 2.12% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.64% 2.31% 2.99% 3.93% 4.91% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.87% 0.24% 0.92% -0.81% -6.33% 8.05% n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.74% 2.12% 5.46% 4.05% -0.14% n/a n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio 0.98% 0.63% -1.94% -0.74% -15.02% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 0.20% 2.09% 6.03% 3.90% 3.01% 35.21% n/a
As Of 04-17-2015