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 -0.64% -0.23% 2.43% 7.39% 10.71% 21.44% 61.76%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.87% -0.29% 2.80% 7.72% 10.97% 21.30% 65.77%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -0.99% -0.35% 2.83% 8.69% 13.03% 24.96% 75.30%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.23% -0.33% 3.84% 9.17% 12.98% 23.14% 80.82%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.55% 0.03% 4.15% 10.03% 12.25% 11.42% 54.07%
Cheapskate Portfolio -0.90% -0.00% 2.70% 7.58% 10.05% 16.79% 54.84%
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.81% -0.02% 0.22% 7.15% 8.81% 15.09% n/a
Moderate Portfolio -0.79% -0.09% 2.97% 8.15% 10.62% 17.86% 55.05%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.32% -0.04% 1.61% 7.35% 9.38% 19.05% 46.83%
As Of 09-29-2016

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 -0.93% -0.08% 1.80% 9.00% 1.94% -11.55% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.26% 0.92% 6.08% 7.27% 11.51% 10.22% 28.69%
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio -1.40% 1.96% 10.18% 23.30% 26.91% 0.87% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.84% 0.21% 4.60% 14.74% 11.75% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -1.52% 1.21% 5.97% 13.76% 14.99% -0.36% 14.26%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -1.05% 1.26% 4.57% 9.80% 10.54% -7.86% 24.98%
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -0.78% 0.03% 3.10% 9.96% 12.04% 15.67% 49.56%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -1.15% 0.47% 5.21% 8.19% 10.07% 4.73% 34.55%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -6.71% -1.90% -1.99% 1.76% 3.90% 16.90% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.63% -2.33% -3.86% 3.63% 4.28% n/a n/a
As Of 09-29-2016

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 0.24% 1.00% 0.56% 3.71% 2.39% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio -0.93% -0.58% 3.63% 9.94% 8.80% 1.73% n/a
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.23% 0.40% 5.81% 10.31% 12.00% 8.84% 45.04%
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -1.19% -0.51% 1.02% 4.45% 10.14% 20.66% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -2.72% -0.80% 3.30% 0.47% 8.54% 40.94% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.40% 0.40% 2.69% 9.16% 11.47% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio 0.07% 0.41% 0.91% 7.55% 7.38% 9.47% 15.71%
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.09% 1.67% -0.26% 19.39% 16.03% -14.73% -17.71%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -0.19% 1.35% 1.77% 11.52% 10.00% -13.32% -2.49%
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.69% 1.35% 0.97% 1.74% 3.51% 2.48% 2.28%
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio 0.55% 3.21% 5.16% 18.69% 10.22% -22.46% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.04% -3.23% -0.95% 3.72% 1.89% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.37% 0.10% 1.88% 8.55% 10.15% 14.07% 46.34%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio 0.02% -0.26% 1.83% 17.89% 18.80% -11.93% -6.14%
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -1.78% -1.11% -0.75% 49.35% 43.36% -1.49% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.50% 0.96% 4.06% 9.32% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -0.98% -0.15% 2.16% 4.93% 9.34% 17.20% 52.94%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -0.06% 2.40% 14.69% 13.78% 21.91% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.70% -0.31% 2.75% 12.58% 14.42% 21.90% 69.84%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -0.71% -0.09% 2.40% 5.30% 7.67% 17.57% 44.66%
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -0.72% 0.20% 2.81% 6.90% 8.23% 7.94% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.42% 0.08% 3.09% 12.33% 13.39% 21.89% 60.80%
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.06% 0.11% 3.89% 9.29% 11.35% 12.15% n/a
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.84% -0.62% 0.92% 9.66% 7.97% 14.46% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -1.44% 0.04% 6.65% 12.01% 14.55% 10.32% 65.42%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -1.34% 0.41% -0.43% 12.61% 13.36% 14.34% 35.39%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.09% 0.57% 6.38% 10.88% 14.09% 12.29% 56.42%
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.38% 0.49% -3.36% 2.06% -0.16% -5.34% 6.85%
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.21% -0.09% 3.38% 7.95% 12.61% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 2.18% 6.76% 8.80% 13.05% 3.82% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.59% -1.33% -2.15% 0.31% 2.98% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.62% -1.04% -3.12% 2.34% 5.72% -3.39% 14.83%
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.32% 0.90% 5.31% 14.76% 13.95% 9.14% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -0.00% 0.54% 1.91% 33.65% 30.33% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -1.23% -3.09% 2.24% 4.89% 0.33% -0.40% 41.62%
As Of 09-29-2016