Period: 01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2011 is:
Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin, with a +44.99% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2011 is:
Long Term Treasuries, with a +33.96% return.

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

2011 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2011 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2011 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
+44.99% -36.70% 6 - 6
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
+40.38% -37.49% 5 - 7
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
+38.12% -39.02% 7 - 5
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+35.50% -40.72% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+34.51% -41.83% 6 - 6
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Ray Dalio
+33.40% -3.82% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+33.12% -42.67% 6 - 6
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Gyroscopic Investing
+18.75% -3.56% 10 - 2
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged
+17.58% -7.47% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged
+17.29% -1.97% 9 - 3
10-year Treasury
+15.64% -1.29% 7 - 5
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+15.59% -2.13% 10 - 2
US Inflation Protection
+13.28% -0.01% 11 - 1
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+12.70% -11.70% 7 - 5
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged
+12.18% -9.39% 8 - 4
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
+11.11% -1.85% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged
+10.55% -11.21% 6 - 6
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
+10.45% -3.69% 8 - 4
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Roger Gibson
+9.95% -16.87% 7 - 5
Gold
+9.57% -14.48% 7 - 5
High Yield Bonds Income
+9.07% -4.40% 8 - 4
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
+8.99% -2.80% 7 - 5
Golden Butterfly
+8.86% -3.00% 7 - 5
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
+8.60% -0.56% 10 - 2
All Country World Bonds
+8.12% -0.42% 9 - 3
Total Bond US
+7.92% -0.38% 9 - 3
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+7.73% -3.51% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+7.52% -0.70% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+7.13% -3.62% 8 - 4
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+7.12% -6.25% 8 - 4
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
+6.88% -0.61% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+6.73% -7.14% 6 - 6
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
+6.64% -3.80% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+6.53% -0.88% 8 - 4
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
+6.44% -4.21% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+6.33% -10.88% 6 - 6
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+6.31% -8.65% 6 - 6
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+6.23% -3.24% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
+6.17% -0.06% 11 - 1
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+6.06% -2.88% 8 - 4
US Stocks Momentum
+5.93% -14.50% 6 - 6
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+5.83% -10.50% 7 - 5
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+5.49% -1.55% 7 - 5
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
+5.36% -1.16% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+5.14% -4.76% 8 - 4
All Country World 20/80
+4.99% -2.61% 8 - 4
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
+4.97% -7.96% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
+4.55% -2.74% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+4.42% -2.68% 7 - 5
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
+3.87% -8.52% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+3.75% -9.00% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
+3.74% -4.37% 7 - 5
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+3.71% -9.69% 6 - 6
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+3.69% -2.88% 8 - 4
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+3.66% -5.64% 7 - 5
Five Fold
Scott Burns
+3.49% -10.32% 6 - 6
Technology
+3.47% -10.79% 5 - 7
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+3.41% -5.80% 8 - 4
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
+3.38% -13.29% 7 - 5
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+3.23% -3.97% 9 - 3
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+3.16% -10.41% 6 - 6
Seven Value
Scott Burns
+3.05% -14.02% 7 - 5
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+2.96% -7.19% 7 - 5
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
+2.93% -6.70% 7 - 5
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
+2.86% -6.00% 7 - 5
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
+2.80% -10.66% 6 - 6
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+2.71% -12.27% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+2.36% -13.35% 6 - 6
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+2.36% -9.50% 7 - 5
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
+2.21% -10.48% 5 - 7
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+2.21% -12.40% 7 - 5
Four Square
Scott Burns
+2.20% -8.76% 7 - 5
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
+2.12% -8.99% 6 - 6
Robust
Alpha Architect
+2.08% -13.76% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+1.94% -3.26% 8 - 4
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
+1.93% -6.05% 6 - 6
All Country World 40/60
+1.87% -6.92% 7 - 5
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+1.84% -1.48% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+1.74% -0.27% 8 - 4
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+1.70% -12.25% 5 - 7
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+1.62% -11.35% 6 - 6
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
+1.58% -10.59% 5 - 7
Short Term Treasury
+1.44% -0.25% 8 - 4
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+1.43% -15.04% 6 - 6
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+1.36% -9.65% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
+1.31% -11.25% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+1.17% -9.49% 6 - 6
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+1.01% -13.38% 6 - 6
US Stocks
+0.97% -17.58% 6 - 6
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+0.70% -9.56% 6 - 6
Aggressive Global Income
+0.62% -17.13% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+0.56% -10.14% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
+0.50% -13.47% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+0.24% -7.71% 6 - 6
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
+0.23% -11.06% 6 - 6
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+0.22% -15.14% 7 - 5
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+0.08% -12.82% 5 - 7
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+0.04% -15.74% 7 - 5
Pinwheel
-0.25% -12.72% 6 - 6
US Stocks Value
-0.29% -19.14% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
-0.32% -15.67% 6 - 6
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
-0.33% -13.50% 6 - 6
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
-0.58% -11.43% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum
-0.59% -8.94% 6 - 6
Core Four
Rick Ferri
-0.63% -15.17% 5 - 7
US Stocks Equal Weight
-0.67% -19.88% 6 - 6
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
-0.69% -11.27% 5 - 7
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
-0.71% -13.38% 6 - 6
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
-0.94% -15.78% 6 - 6
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
-1.01% -12.22% 6 - 6
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
-1.05% -15.05% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
-1.13% -17.83% 6 - 6
All Country World 60/40
-1.26% -12.04% 6 - 6
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
-1.31% -12.59% 6 - 6
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
-1.45% -14.25% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
-1.55% -14.77% 5 - 7
Four Funds
Bogleheads
-1.60% -15.64% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
-1.94% -19.96% 6 - 6
Three Funds
Bogleheads
-2.14% -15.77% 6 - 6
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
-2.39% -17.20% 6 - 6
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
-2.40% -15.98% 6 - 6
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
-2.59% -16.20% 6 - 6
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
-2.72% -16.85% 5 - 7
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
-2.83% -17.88% 6 - 6
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
-2.98% -15.51% 6 - 6
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
-3.11% -17.88% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
-3.14% -16.93% 6 - 6
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
-3.28% -13.69% 4 - 8
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
-3.35% -16.94% 6 - 6
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
-3.70% -17.03% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US 60/40
-3.94% -13.28% 4 - 8
All Country World 80/20
-4.38% -17.02% 4 - 8
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
-4.58% -19.34% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum
-5.18% -15.10% 5 - 7
US Stocks ESG
-5.78% -23.59% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
-5.87% -21.44% 5 - 7
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
-6.03% -21.49% 5 - 7
All Country World Stocks
-7.50% -21.87% 4 - 8
Developed World ex-US 80/20
-8.12% -18.69% 4 - 8
European Stocks
-11.64% -27.74% 4 - 8
Developed World ex-US Stocks
-12.30% -23.95% 4 - 8
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum
-14.36% -26.91% 4 - 8
Emerging Markets Stocks
-18.82% -29.09% 3 - 9

2011 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2011 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

Check all the Investment Themes

INVESTMENT THEMES - 2011 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2011
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
TLT Long Term Treasuries +33.96% -3.84% 9 - 3
XLU Utilities +19.62% -1.08% 10 - 2
BNO Brent Oil +19.52% -19.20% 7 - 5
XLP Consumer Staples +14.07% -6.91% 8 - 4
TIP TIPS +13.28% -0.01% 11 - 1
XLV Healthcare +12.39% -11.23% 8 - 4
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds +9.73% -3.16% 9 - 3
GLD Gold +9.57% -14.48% 7 - 5
VNQ US REITs +8.62% -17.36% 7 - 5
XLRE Real Estate +8.62% -17.36% 7 - 5
BNDX International Bonds +8.60% -0.56% 10 - 2
BND US Total Bond Market +7.92% -0.38% 9 - 3
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds +7.64% -4.79% 8 - 4
HYG High Yield Bonds +6.77% -8.09% 8 - 4
XLY Consumer Discretionary +5.99% -13.44% 4 - 8
QQQ US Technology +3.47% -10.79% 5 - 7
IJT US Small Cap Growth +3.26% -21.43% 8 - 4
XLE Energy +2.84% -26.74% 7 - 5
XLK Information Technology +2.61% -11.06% 5 - 7
EIDO Indonesia +1.91% -24.49% 8 - 4
SPY US Large Cap Blend +1.89% -16.23% 6 - 6
VUG US Large Cap Growth +1.82% -15.09% 5 - 7
VTV US Large Cap Value +1.11% -18.34% 5 - 7
VTI US Total Stock Market +0.97% -17.58% 6 - 6
IJR US Small Cap Blend +0.79% -22.06% 7 - 5
ENZL New Zealand -0.02% -14.76% 6 - 6
BIL US Cash -0.04% -0.07% 9 - 3
VOE US Mid Cap Value -0.40% -20.91% 7 - 5
XLI Industrials -1.11% -23.70% 7 - 5
IGF Global Infrastructure -1.19% -16.41% 4 - 8
IJK US Mid Cap Growth -1.34% -20.94% 5 - 7
IJS US Small Cap Value -1.65% -22.65% 6 - 6
PFF Preferred Stocks -2.00% -9.23% 7 - 5
XLC Communication Services -2.17% -16.42% 7 - 5
IJH US Mid Cap Blend -2.18% -22.61% 5 - 7
USO WTI Crude Oil -2.28% -32.47% 6 - 6
DBC Commodities -2.58% -19.28% 6 - 6
EWM Malaysia -2.67% -20.22% 6 - 6
EWU United Kingdom -3.96% -21.36% 4 - 8
THD Thailand -4.24% -25.87% 6 - 6
EPHE Philippines -4.46% -18.54% 6 - 6
EIRL Ireland -4.85% -22.42% 4 - 8
VT World All Countries -7.50% -21.87% 4 - 8
CGW Global Water -7.79% -17.88% 4 - 8
EWL Switzerland -7.90% -22.07% 5 - 7
EWP Spain -10.08% -28.02% 5 - 7
SLV Silver -10.74% -42.53% 6 - 6
XLB Materials -10.93% -27.38% 6 - 6
VGK Europe -11.64% -27.74% 4 - 8
EWA Australia -11.65% -27.81% 4 - 8
EWW Mexico -11.98% -23.29% 5 - 7
EFA EAFE Stocks -12.25% -23.23% 4 - 8
EWC Canada -12.43% -23.86% 4 - 8
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure -13.32% -28.65% 3 - 9
EWY South Korea -13.53% -32.12% 6 - 6
VPL Pacific -13.76% -18.42% 5 - 7
EWJ Japan -14.78% -19.36% 6 - 6
GXG Colombia -15.22% -17.14% 4 - 8
EWK Belgium -15.38% -28.78% 5 - 7
EZA South Africa -15.73% -25.52% 5 - 7
EWN Netherlands -16.02% -30.36% 5 - 7
EWH Hong Kong -16.21% -25.35% 6 - 6
EWD Sweden -16.73% -33.41% 4 - 8
XLF Financials -17.15% -29.21% 4 - 8
FXI China -17.56% -30.94% 5 - 7
EWG Germany -17.65% -34.88% 5 - 7
EWQ France -17.68% -32.88% 6 - 6
NORW Norway -18.41% -33.35% 4 - 8
EWS Singapore -18.67% -23.50% 4 - 8
EEM Emerging Markets -18.82% -29.09% 3 - 9
PALL Palladium -19.16% -26.75% 5 - 7
PPLT Platinum -21.74% -25.85% 6 - 6
EPU Peru -21.80% -29.03% 4 - 8
EWT Taiwan -21.87% -26.19% 3 - 9
CPER Copper -22.71% -29.77% 5 - 7
FLLA Latin America -23.95% -29.65% 4 - 8
EWI Italy -24.10% -39.69% 5 - 7
EWZ Brazil -24.17% -32.06% 4 - 8
ECH Chile -26.44% -32.29% 3 - 9
EPOL Poland -32.16% -42.48% 5 - 7
EIS Israel -32.72% -32.72% 3 - 9
EWO Austria -34.23% -38.61% 5 - 7
TUR Turkey -36.56% -40.55% 3 - 9
VNM Vietnam -43.82% -49.28% 4 - 8
ICLN Global Clean Energy -43.96% -52.91% 4 - 8
UNG Natural Gas -46.08% -46.43% 4 - 8
EGPT Egypt -51.72% -51.72% 2 - 10
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