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 0.48% 4.33% 3.68% 7.22% 5.13% 22.01% 44.73%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.55% 5.38% 3.95% 7.59% 3.92% 22.33% 45.31%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.68% 6.10% 4.43% 8.79% 5.45% 25.72% 51.58%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio 0.73% 6.86% 4.77% 8.89% 3.59% 24.73% 51.44%
Aggressive Portfolio 0.35% 6.46% 3.85% 8.85% 0.33% 12.33% 27.00%
Cheapskate Portfolio 0.35% 4.89% 3.44% 7.01% 2.68% 17.49% 35.32%
Low Volatility Portfolio 0.24% 3.62% 3.46% 7.82% 5.06% 16.46% n/a
Moderate Portfolio 0.44% 4.88% 3.83% 7.55% 3.69% 18.19% 36.38%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio 0.37% 3.43% 3.70% 7.28% 5.92% 18.98% 36.64%
As Of 07-22-2016

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 -1.16% 2.78% -1.29% 8.20% -9.99% -8.57% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio 0.46% 5.06% 1.60% 3.61% -2.21% 7.89% 5.52%
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 1.03% 8.24% 7.45% 17.18% 2.70% -1.51% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.77% 3.06% 5.51% 13.14% 1.48% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio 0.15% 6.29% 4.26% 10.46% 0.14% -2.05% -7.82%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -0.40% 5.64% -0.41% 5.71% -4.71% -7.27% -2.29%
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio 0.27% 4.89% 3.67% 9.20% 4.04% 15.89% 32.30%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio 0.11% 4.92% 0.63% 4.65% -2.29% 5.59% 7.12%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio 0.28% 4.72% 1.15% 4.71% 0.87% 22.33% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.67% 1.74% -3.68% 3.31% -4.78% n/a n/a
As Of 07-22-2016

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 0.21% 1.75% 2.73% 3.49% -1.19% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.23% 5.44% 2.37% 8.59% -4.94% 0.23% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio 0.65% 6.28% 3.74% 8.06% 0.91% 9.58% 19.07%
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -0.46% 2.93% 4.05% 5.68% 5.45% 21.51% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio 0.67% 6.56% 3.48% 1.88% -2.15% 46.61% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.05% 3.64% 3.71% 8.84% 6.63% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.11% 1.19% 2.39% 6.65% 5.45% 8.39% 14.85%
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -1.42% 0.91% 4.27% 19.94% 10.54% -14.29% -28.76%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.22% 2.42% 1.48% 9.83% -3.51% -14.43% -20.09%
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% 0.64% 1.20% 1.38% 0.72% 1.98% -3.41%
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.98% 3.31% 4.16% 13.62% -8.75% -23.45% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 0.91% -1.39% -0.21% 3.28% -0.41% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.07% 4.94% 2.84% 8.35% 4.08% 15.93% 35.00%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -1.46% 4.87% 3.99% 18.00% 6.13% -9.64% -24.98%
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.72% 2.68% 10.51% 52.52% 53.74% 4.38% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% 3.53% 3.47% 8.50% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio 0.38% 4.18% 2.69% 4.60% 2.29% 19.42% 34.15%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio 1.86% 6.58% 9.27% 9.73% 9.61% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.53% 6.04% 5.28% 12.61% 7.80% 22.86% 53.68%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio 0.61% 4.82% 3.26% 5.13% 2.03% 17.78% 34.16%
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio 0.15% 3.45% 2.31% 5.66% 0.61% 8.43% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio 0.57% 4.47% 4.94% 11.59% 8.04% 21.16% 45.79%
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio 0.35% 6.25% 4.17% 8.36% 0.41% 13.71% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.35% 4.40% -1.69% 8.10% -1.04% 14.62% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio 0.22% 7.68% 2.28% 9.34% -1.21% 11.71% 29.21%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% 3.71% 5.42% 13.97% 12.49% 17.65% 29.80%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio 0.83% 5.66% 4.10% 7.98% 2.78% 11.70% 26.57%
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio -0.63% -2.04% -0.19% 3.00% 0.31% -5.02% 0.72%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio 0.07% 2.31% 3.53% 6.98% 7.70% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 2.60% 10.18% 6.20% 10.38% -6.47% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.58% 1.86% -1.69% 0.56% -2.09% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.25% 0.59% 0.15% 3.76% -3.42% -1.46% -1.82%
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.46% 5.33% 3.95% 12.27% 2.88% 7.71% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -1.70% 4.91% 4.17% 33.22% 20.45% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio 1.06% 4.13% -0.43% 3.78% -6.83% -1.33% n/a
As Of 07-22-2016