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 -1.05% -0.16% 2.16% 6.45% 33.38% 37.13% 71.90%
10 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.16% -0.27% 2.19% 6.49% 35.07% 38.33% 74.95%
20 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.35% -0.12% 2.93% 8.69% 42.92% 42.50% 85.86%
30 Years Til Retirement Portfolio -1.51% -0.59% 2.29% 9.13% 48.49% 42.95% 90.15%
Aggressive Portfolio -1.24% -0.65% 0.78% 5.85% 40.25% 31.98% 68.62%
Cheapskate Portfolio -1.19% -0.33% 1.36% 5.15% 32.92% 33.06% 68.22%
Low Volatility Portfolio -0.50% -0.23% 0.17% 1.61% 14.28% 16.05% 34.55%
Moderate Portfolio -1.17% -0.29% 0.66% 5.16% 34.02% 34.44% 67.66%
Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio -0.78% 0.07% 1.25% 3.45% 21.50% 31.17% 52.99%
As Of 05-14-2021

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 -0.45% 1.50% -1.98% 3.25% 18.05% -8.15% n/a
Asia-Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.94% -1.82% -2.20% 1.01% 17.85% 15.70% 42.16%
BRIC-or-Bust ETFdb Portfolio 0.17% -0.80% 1.21% 1.84% 19.72% 16.38% n/a
Easy-As-ABC ETFdb Portfolio -0.97% 0.39% 3.04% -0.19% 5.94% n/a n/a
Emerging & Frontier Markets ETFdb Portfolio -1.17% -1.10% -1.56% 0.93% 27.08% 17.30% 43.23%
Euro Free Europe Portfolio -0.75% 0.84% 6.75% 11.39% 45.45% 21.93% 57.29%
Ex-Europe ETFdb Portfolio -1.23% -0.12% 1.14% 4.87% 34.72% 31.85% 65.77%
Ex-U.S. Portfolio -0.79% -0.64% 1.28% 3.78% 33.41% 17.21% 44.46%
Global Titans ETFdb Portfolio -7.00% -1.99% -0.98% 4.93% 25.86% 34.69% n/a
LatAm Centric ETFdb Portfolio -0.92% -0.59% -5.73% -3.45% 2.52% n/a n/a
As Of 05-14-2021

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 0.08% 1.66% -2.00% -2.11% 1.12% n/a n/a
2012 ETFdb Portfolio 0.65% -3.36% -4.49% -5.85% 16.22% 9.29% 19.57%
AlphaDEX ETFdb Portfolio -1.55% 0.67% 2.71% 9.64% 46.94% 21.29% 66.36%
Alpha Seeker Portfolio 2.0 -1.07% -0.25% 1.41% 3.67% 23.73% 31.17% n/a
Baby Boomers ETFdb Portfolio -1.44% -0.67% 0.36% 6.65% 35.85% 51.69% n/a
Ben Graham 50/50 Portfolio -0.35% 1.64% 3.45% 4.95% 19.56% n/a n/a
Better-Than-AGG Total Bond Market ETFdb Portfolio -0.10% 0.15% -0.74% -0.20% 6.97% 12.89% 17.01%
Black Swan Hyperinflation Portfolio -0.15% 5.21% 8.43% 14.49% 44.83% 19.21% 35.06%
Commodity Guru ETFdb Portfolio -1.24% 2.36% 5.56% 13.74% 49.70% 15.42% 41.69%
Cheapskate Hedge Fund ETFdb Portfolio 0.49% 0.95% -0.92% 0.71% 5.98% 3.84% 7.90%
Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio -0.47% 8.59% 12.75% 15.57% 45.88% -11.23% n/a
Equal Weight ETFdb Portfolio 1.07% -4.01% -1.98% -1.41% -0.44% n/a n/a
Financials Free ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% 1.57% 5.54% 8.24% 30.71% 20.23% 40.88%
Futures Free Commodity ETFdb Portfolio -0.57% 2.24% 4.59% 13.14% 61.75% 21.62% 59.44%
GLD-Free Gold Bug ETFdb Portfolio -0.13% 0.47% 0.70% 15.46% 18.69% 25.31% n/a
Greedy When Others Are Fearful ETFdb Portfolio 0.91% 1.26% 3.62% 5.47% n/a n/a n/a
High-Tax Bracket ETF Portfolio -1.57% -1.89% -2.52% 2.23% 31.57% 36.43% 75.41%
High Tech ETFdb Portfolio -0.18% -0.98% 4.52% 14.52% 38.15% n/a n/a
High Yield ETFdb Portfolio -0.72% 1.44% 6.55% 10.28% 39.85% 24.37% 52.85%
King Dollar ETFdb Portfolio -1.04% -1.03% -0.58% 2.61% 20.19% 25.61% 52.78%
Kitchen Sink ETFdb Portfolio -1.12% 1.57% 2.56% 3.46% 27.37% 21.73% n/a
Monthly Dividend ETFdb Portfolio -0.38% 1.63% 7.54% 12.34% 47.77% 17.54% 37.13%
Pure Growth ETFdb Portfolio -1.61% -1.81% -3.57% 2.77% 38.43% 30.90% 71.69%
Pure Value ETFdb Portfolio -0.74% 1.66% 4.96% 14.33% 59.96% 22.11% n/a
RAFI ETFdb Portfolio -1.05% 1.74% 7.06% 17.21% 67.87% 30.10% 86.76%
Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETFdb Portfolio -0.05% 1.60% 4.85% 4.44% 23.73% 30.57% 41.00%
Small Cap ETFdb Portfolio -1.68% 0.55% 0.71% 4.27% 39.97% 20.20% 57.37%
The Sky Is Falling Portfolio 0.21% 1.51% -0.38% 1.55% 14.60% 13.23% n/a
Socially Responsible ETFdb Portfolio -0.23% -0.16% 2.17% 3.17% 16.63% n/a n/a
Risk On ETFdb Portfolio 4.18% -2.33% -2.76% 1.52% 0.01% n/a n/a
Consumer Centric ETFdb Portfolio -1.20% -1.37% -1.75% 1.59% 23.48% n/a n/a
Agri-Bull ETFdb Portfolio -1.49% 3.91% 8.90% 11.43% 43.82% n/a n/a
8% Yield ETFdb Portfolio 0.01% 1.33% 6.19% 11.28% 39.71% 12.28% n/a
Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio -1.33% 2.49% 8.57% 14.17% 61.37% n/a n/a
2013 ETFdb Portfolio -0.80% -0.41% 4.14% 10.27% 45.59% 19.63% 57.39%
As Of 05-14-2021

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