Period: 01 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2009 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2009 is:
Emerging Markets Stocks Portfolio, with a +68.93% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2009 is:
Copper, with a +138.53% return.

Making investment decisions based only on past returns, not to mention short-term returns, is not recommended.

2009 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2009 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2009 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2009
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Emerging Markets Stocks
+68.93% -14.98% 7 - 5
Technology
+54.68% -7.43% 9 - 3
US Stocks Equal Weight
+44.64% -18.63% 8 - 4
US Stocks ESG
+39.10% -15.76% 8 - 4
Aggressive Global Income
+33.97% -22.88% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+33.82% -19.82% 8 - 4
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
+32.93% -22.58% 8 - 4
All Country World Stocks
+32.65% -19.35% 8 - 4
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
+32.24% -18.21% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+31.75% -18.15% 8 - 4
European Stocks
+31.33% -22.78% 7 - 5
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
+31.14% -18.01% 8 - 4
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+30.72% -15.46% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
+30.34% -9.85% 8 - 4
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
+29.72% -15.87% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
+29.62% -16.47% 8 - 4
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+29.23% -17.96% 8 - 4
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+28.98% -17.20% 8 - 4
US Stocks
+28.89% -17.72% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
+28.40% -22.79% 8 - 4
All Country World 80/20
+28.02% -16.08% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US Stocks
+27.49% -22.68% 8 - 4
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
+27.33% -15.58% 8 - 4
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+26.98% -15.65% 8 - 4
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
+26.95% -15.39% 8 - 4
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
+26.58% -15.87% 8 - 4
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+26.45% -15.70% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+26.40% -13.32% 8 - 4
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
+26.25% -17.28% 8 - 4
Core Four
Rick Ferri
+26.02% -16.84% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+25.96% -6.89% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
+25.94% -20.63% 8 - 4
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+25.31% -19.50% 9 - 3
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+25.30% -17.05% 8 - 4
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+25.18% -13.70% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 80/20
+25.05% -18.06% 8 - 4
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+24.86% -16.73% 8 - 4
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+24.66% -16.03% 9 - 3
Pinwheel
+24.19% -14.81% 8 - 4
Five Fold
Scott Burns
+24.16% -15.00% 8 - 4
Gold
+24.03% -7.20% 8 - 4
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+23.98% -16.95% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+23.84% -14.71% 9 - 3
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
+23.77% -14.82% 8 - 4
High Yield Bonds Income
+23.52% -10.62% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
+23.48% -18.48% 8 - 4
All Country World 60/40
+23.38% -12.81% 8 - 4
Seven Value
Scott Burns
+23.22% -16.01% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+23.06% -11.58% 9 - 3
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
+22.95% -12.23% 8 - 4
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+22.80% -15.37% 8 - 4
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+22.79% -16.25% 9 - 3
Four Square
Scott Burns
+22.68% -10.14% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 60/40
+22.61% -13.44% 8 - 4
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+22.58% -13.96% 9 - 3
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+22.37% -15.04% 9 - 3
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+22.28% -18.34% 8 - 4
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
+22.28% -12.11% 8 - 4
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+22.15% -11.27% 8 - 4
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
+21.82% -13.72% 8 - 4
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+21.68% -15.83% 8 - 4
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+21.58% -16.28% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+21.52% -11.06% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
+21.02% -16.33% 8 - 4
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+20.87% -18.28% 8 - 4
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
+20.60% -14.20% 8 - 4
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+20.32% -18.86% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+20.17% -8.82% 9 - 3
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
+19.90% -14.20% 8 - 4
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
+19.77% -13.75% 8 - 4
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+19.70% -15.95% 8 - 4
US Stocks Value
+19.61% -23.38% 8 - 4
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+19.04% -11.95% 8 - 4
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+18.92% -9.98% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+18.79% -11.70% 9 - 3
All Country World 40/60
+18.75% -9.54% 8 - 4
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+18.73% -13.67% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
+18.56% -14.17% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+18.47% -11.49% 9 - 3
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+18.18% -19.43% 8 - 4
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+17.83% -14.02% 8 - 4
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
+17.77% -15.43% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+17.74% -4.20% 9 - 3
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
+17.45% -6.28% 8 - 4
US Stocks Momentum
+17.45% -19.56% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+17.30% -8.37% 9 - 3
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+17.30% -13.54% 8 - 4
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
+17.23% -8.65% 9 - 3
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+17.16% -14.10% 8 - 4
Robust
Alpha Architect
+17.10% -18.31% 8 - 4
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
+17.08% -12.90% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
+16.09% -12.02% 8 - 4
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
+15.95% -12.21% 8 - 4
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
+15.30% -0.78% 10 - 2
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
+15.30% -14.35% 9 - 3
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+15.04% -9.43% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+14.68% -16.18% 8 - 4
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+14.59% -11.26% 9 - 3
All Country World 20/80
+14.11% -6.27% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+13.74% -8.68% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
+13.63% -9.86% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+13.41% -8.48% 9 - 3
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+12.97% -4.37% 9 - 3
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
+12.50% -6.62% 7 - 5
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+12.18% -5.19% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+11.92% -12.79% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
+11.17% -7.71% 8 - 4
Golden Butterfly
+10.77% -10.16% 7 - 5
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+10.64% -5.42% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+10.31% -5.34% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
+10.29% -10.30% 7 - 5
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+10.12% -7.76% 8 - 4
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+10.05% -5.76% 7 - 5
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
+9.94% -4.96% 8 - 4
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+9.57% -5.90% 7 - 5
All Country World Bonds
+9.48% -3.00% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+9.16% -9.41% 8 - 4
US Inflation Protection
+8.94% -2.24% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
+8.71% -5.55% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+8.69% -5.67% 8 - 4
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
+7.85% -6.22% 7 - 5
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
+7.40% -3.86% 9 - 3
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
+7.37% -6.36% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+6.40% -6.03% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
+6.25% -3.40% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+5.43% -3.09% 7 - 5
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
+3.79% -1.37% 8 - 4
Total Bond US
+3.64% -2.65% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+2.34% -12.02% 6 - 6
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
+1.98% -11.94% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+0.59% -0.88% 7 - 5
Short Term Treasury
+0.35% -0.84% 7 - 5
10-year Treasury
-6.59% -6.65% 5 - 7

2009 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2009 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

Check all the Investment Themes

INVESTMENT THEMES - 2009 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2009
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
CPER Copper +138.53% -3.31% 11 - 1
EWZ Brazil +121.86% -3.66% 10 - 2
FLLA Latin America +120.24% -7.95% 9 - 3
PALL Palladium +119.78% 0.00% 12 - 0
TUR Turkey +103.08% -16.96% 8 - 4
ECH Chile +86.08% -4.40% 10 - 2
THD Thailand +81.45% -8.95% 9 - 3
EIS Israel +81.24% -1.21% 10 - 2
EWT Taiwan +73.75% -10.47% 8 - 4
EWY South Korea +71.76% -22.06% 7 - 5
BNO Brent Oil +70.94% -3.67% 9 - 3
EEM Emerging Markets +68.93% -14.98% 7 - 5
EWA Australia +68.13% -19.91% 9 - 3
EWS Singapore +67.94% -18.58% 7 - 5
PPLT Platinum +58.68% -2.27% 10 - 2
EWO Austria +57.90% -21.89% 7 - 5
EWD Sweden +55.33% -18.96% 8 - 4
EWH Hong Kong +55.11% -7.23% 8 - 4
QQQ US Technology +54.68% -7.43% 9 - 3
EWW Mexico +53.84% -26.00% 9 - 3
EWC Canada +53.13% -13.43% 7 - 5
EZA South Africa +51.55% -20.50% 9 - 3
XLK Information Technology +51.32% -8.37% 9 - 3
EWK Belgium +49.46% -13.75% 7 - 5
EWM Malaysia +49.42% -4.12% 8 - 4
XLB Materials +48.18% -14.82% 8 - 4
SLV Silver +47.68% -13.51% 7 - 5
FXI China +47.37% -16.43% 8 - 4
IJK US Mid Cap Growth +41.12% -13.17% 9 - 3
EWN Netherlands +40.77% -21.18% 8 - 4
XLY Consumer Discretionary +40.57% -18.73% 8 - 4
PFF Preferred Stocks +38.67% -34.11% 8 - 4
VOE US Mid Cap Value +38.23% -20.10% 8 - 4
IJH US Mid Cap Blend +37.81% -15.51% 9 - 3
EWU United Kingdom +36.17% -18.20% 8 - 4
VUG US Large Cap Growth +36.13% -12.00% 9 - 3
EWP Spain +33.02% -26.75% 8 - 4
VT World All Countries +32.65% -19.35% 8 - 4
CGW Global Water +31.49% -18.08% 9 - 3
VGK Europe +31.33% -22.78% 7 - 5
VNQ US REITs +30.08% -34.46% 8 - 4
XLRE Real Estate +30.08% -34.46% 8 - 4
XLC Communication Services +29.45% -9.15% 8 - 4
VTI US Total Stock Market +28.89% -17.72% 9 - 3
IJT US Small Cap Growth +28.78% -20.13% 9 - 3
HYG High Yield Bonds +28.57% -10.61% 8 - 4
EWQ France +27.18% -24.84% 8 - 4
EFA EAFE Stocks +26.95% -22.69% 8 - 4
SPY US Large Cap Blend +26.36% -18.07% 8 - 4
IJR US Small Cap Blend +25.88% -22.13% 9 - 3
GLD Gold +24.03% -7.20% 8 - 4
IJS US Small Cap Value +22.36% -25.15% 9 - 3
XLI Industrials +22.07% -26.99% 8 - 4
EWL Switzerland +22.07% -24.27% 8 - 4
EWI Italy +22.02% -28.25% 7 - 5
XLE Energy +21.79% -13.90% 9 - 3
EWG Germany +20.43% -29.81% 7 - 5
VPL Pacific +20.34% -21.91% 9 - 3
VTV US Large Cap Value +19.86% -23.15% 8 - 4
XLV Healthcare +19.51% -13.45% 8 - 4
USO WTI Crude Oil +18.67% -18.28% 6 - 6
IGF Global Infrastructure +18.23% -23.34% 9 - 3
XLF Financials +17.61% -39.30% 7 - 5
DBC Commodities +16.19% -9.82% 5 - 7
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds +15.38% -12.16% 9 - 3
BNDX International Bonds +15.30% -0.78% 10 - 2
XLP Consumer Staples +14.28% -14.70% 9 - 3
XLU Utilities +11.71% -12.68% 9 - 3
TIP TIPS +8.94% -2.24% 8 - 4
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds +8.46% -6.91% 8 - 4
ICLN Global Clean Energy +5.46% -28.80% 7 - 5
BND US Total Bond Market +3.64% -2.65% 9 - 3
EWJ Japan +3.13% -23.07% 8 - 4
BIL US Cash +0.27% -0.08% 7 - 5
TLT Long Term Treasuries -21.80% -21.80% 6 - 6
UNG Natural Gas -56.50% -60.51% 3 - 9
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