Period: 01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2013 is:
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin Portfolio, with a +142.67% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2013 is:
Global Clean Energy, with a +49.10% return.

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

2013 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2013 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2013 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+142.67% -21.78% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+135.55% -22.50% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
+130.58% -23.09% 9 - 3
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+130.41% -23.13% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
+126.20% -23.45% 9 - 3
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
+122.23% -23.85% 9 - 3
US Stocks ESG
+38.98% -3.17% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged
+37.26% -5.13% 10 - 2
Technology
+36.63% -2.39% 10 - 2
US Stocks Equal Weight
+35.54% -2.92% 10 - 2
US Stocks Momentum
+34.58% -2.81% 10 - 2
US Stocks
+33.45% -3.03% 10 - 2
Cape US Sector Value
Robert Shiller
+33.36% -2.99% 10 - 2
US Stocks Value
+32.19% -3.90% 10 - 2
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+29.44% -2.62% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+27.24% -2.48% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+26.34% -2.66% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
+25.60% -3.08% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+25.26% -2.77% 10 - 2
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+25.09% -3.26% 9 - 3
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+24.56% -2.57% 10 - 2
European Stocks
+24.38% -4.42% 9 - 3
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
+24.33% -3.16% 9 - 3
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+24.11% -2.56% 10 - 2
All Country World Stocks
+22.95% -3.20% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
+22.71% -2.88% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
+22.59% -2.36% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+22.35% -2.54% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum
+22.20% -6.52% 9 - 3
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+22.10% -1.89% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US Stocks
+21.83% -5.66% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged
+20.66% -5.58% 9 - 3
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+20.62% -2.29% 9 - 3
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+20.56% -2.36% 9 - 3
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
+20.25% -2.32% 9 - 3
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+19.92% -2.53% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+19.91% -2.13% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
+19.83% -2.67% 9 - 3
Aggressive Global Income
+19.30% -3.15% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
+19.28% -2.76% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+19.23% -2.27% 10 - 2
Core Four
Rick Ferri
+19.22% -2.72% 9 - 3
Robust
Alpha Architect
+19.10% -2.13% 9 - 3
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Roger Gibson
+19.08% -12.34% 8 - 4
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+18.36% -1.78% 9 - 3
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
+18.20% -2.21% 9 - 3
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
+18.10% -2.66% 9 - 3
All Country World 80/20
+17.86% -3.46% 8 - 4
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+17.81% -2.16% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged
+17.56% -7.59% 7 - 5
Developed World ex-US 80/20
+17.30% -5.38% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
+16.94% -2.46% 9 - 3
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+16.88% -2.57% 9 - 3
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+16.71% -2.95% 9 - 3
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+16.68% -1.92% 10 - 2
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
+16.66% -3.65% 9 - 3
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
+16.37% -3.65% 9 - 3
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+16.34% -2.03% 10 - 2
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+16.03% -2.21% 9 - 3
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+16.00% -3.60% 9 - 3
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
+15.45% -2.56% 9 - 3
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
+14.76% -2.66% 9 - 3
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+14.67% -3.96% 9 - 3
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
+14.58% -4.17% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+14.40% -1.89% 10 - 2
Seven Value
Scott Burns
+14.33% -3.26% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
+14.05% -2.24% 9 - 3
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
+13.63% -2.68% 9 - 3
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
+13.47% -3.12% 9 - 3
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
+13.26% -3.99% 8 - 4
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+13.25% -4.31% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum
+12.99% -5.64% 9 - 3
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+12.89% -2.80% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 60/40
+12.77% -5.09% 8 - 4
All Country World 60/40
+12.77% -3.73% 9 - 3
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+12.69% -2.58% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+12.57% -1.74% 9 - 3
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+12.49% -4.03% 9 - 3
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+12.48% -3.18% 9 - 3
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
+12.39% -3.27% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+12.12% -1.84% 9 - 3
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+11.66% -3.79% 9 - 3
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+11.22% -4.74% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
+11.17% -2.24% 9 - 3
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
+11.16% -4.12% 8 - 4
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+10.89% -4.57% 8 - 4
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
+10.43% -2.72% 9 - 3
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+10.31% -5.66% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+10.19% -3.88% 9 - 3
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
+9.98% -2.34% 8 - 4
Four Square
Scott Burns
+9.58% -4.32% 9 - 3
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+9.31% -5.04% 8 - 4
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
+9.27% -3.00% 9 - 3
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+9.20% -3.80% 7 - 5
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+9.07% -2.99% 9 - 3
Pinwheel
+9.02% -4.25% 7 - 5
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+8.82% -3.06% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Ray Dalio
+8.66% -9.99% 9 - 3
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Gyroscopic Investing
+8.45% -8.09% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum
+8.39% -5.17% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
+8.28% -2.44% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+8.25% -4.79% 9 - 3
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+8.15% -3.78% 8 - 4
Five Fold
Scott Burns
+8.13% -5.45% 8 - 4
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+8.12% -4.34% 7 - 5
All Country World 40/60
+7.68% -4.01% 9 - 3
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+6.31% -2.41% 8 - 4
Golden Butterfly
+6.26% -3.84% 7 - 5
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+6.13% -3.06% 9 - 3
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+6.10% -2.64% 9 - 3
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
+5.77% -5.32% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
+5.39% -2.64% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+5.23% -2.48% 9 - 3
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+5.12% -2.30% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+5.01% -2.56% 9 - 3
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
+4.79% -5.48% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+3.86% -2.19% 9 - 3
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+3.78% -3.36% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+3.72% -4.48% 9 - 3
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
+2.64% -3.45% 7 - 5
All Country World 20/80
+2.59% -4.30% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
+2.51% -2.85% 8 - 4
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+2.15% -5.10% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+1.99% -1.31% 9 - 3
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+1.41% -5.66% 8 - 4
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+1.29% -4.34% 8 - 4
Short Term Treasury
+0.21% -0.23% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+0.20% -0.40% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
-0.38% -3.15% 7 - 5
High Yield Bonds Income
-0.40% -6.71% 6 - 6
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
-0.81% -4.25% 7 - 5
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
-1.18% -7.32% 6 - 6
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged
-1.57% -11.75% 5 - 7
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
-1.76% -6.69% 5 - 7
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
-1.91% -4.32% 6 - 6
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
-2.08% -6.04% 5 - 7
Total Bond US
-2.10% -4.01% 6 - 6
All Country World Bonds
-2.50% -5.16% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
-3.27% -3.63% 6 - 6
Emerging Markets Stocks
-3.69% -13.17% 4 - 8
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
-5.67% -8.07% 5 - 7
10-year Treasury
-6.09% -7.60% 5 - 7
US Inflation Protection
-8.49% -9.10% 6 - 6
Gold
-28.33% -28.33% 3 - 9

2013 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2013 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

Check all the Investment Themes

INVESTMENT THEMES - 2013 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2013
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
ICLN Global Clean Energy +49.10% -4.40% 7 - 5
EIRL Ireland +45.55% -1.11% 11 - 1
XLY Consumer Discretionary +42.73% -2.85% 11 - 1
EDEN Denmark +42.27% -3.46% 9 - 3
IJT US Small Cap Growth +42.26% -1.48% 9 - 3
XLV Healthcare +41.40% -3.53% 10 - 2
IJR US Small Cap Blend +41.32% -2.33% 9 - 3
XLI Industrials +40.55% -2.48% 9 - 3
IJS US Small Cap Value +39.34% -3.41% 10 - 2
VOE US Mid Cap Value +37.76% -2.92% 10 - 2
QQQ US Technology +36.63% -2.39% 10 - 2
XLF Financials +35.52% -5.12% 10 - 2
IJH US Mid Cap Blend +33.46% -3.97% 10 - 2
VTI US Total Stock Market +33.45% -3.03% 10 - 2
VTV US Large Cap Value +33.10% -3.68% 10 - 2
IJK US Mid Cap Growth +32.57% -3.73% 10 - 2
VUG US Large Cap Growth +32.48% -2.14% 10 - 2
SPY US Large Cap Blend +32.31% -3.00% 10 - 2
EWP Spain +31.86% -10.16% 6 - 6
EWG Germany +30.83% -4.82% 8 - 4
EWN Netherlands +28.71% -6.81% 9 - 3
XLP Consumer Staples +26.30% -4.54% 9 - 3
XLE Energy +26.25% -2.27% 9 - 3
CGW Global Water +26.25% -4.23% 10 - 2
XLK Information Technology +26.25% -2.89% 10 - 2
XLB Materials +26.00% -4.11% 9 - 3
EWJ Japan +25.97% -7.35% 9 - 3
EWL Switzerland +25.70% -4.08% 9 - 3
GREK Greece +24.90% -21.74% 8 - 4
EWK Belgium +24.55% -4.50% 7 - 5
VGK Europe +24.38% -4.42% 9 - 3
XLC Communication Services +24.24% -4.63% 8 - 4
EWQ France +24.07% -4.60% 8 - 4
EWD Sweden +23.48% -7.02% 8 - 4
VT World All Countries +22.95% -3.20% 8 - 4
EFA EAFE Stocks +21.40% -5.63% 8 - 4
EWU United Kingdom +19.50% -4.62% 8 - 4
EWI Italy +19.05% -16.90% 8 - 4
EIS Israel +18.29% -5.49% 8 - 4
VPL Pacific +17.87% -8.05% 9 - 3
ARGT Argentina +15.10% -13.87% 8 - 4
IGF Global Infrastructure +13.21% -7.27% 7 - 5
XLU Utilities +13.05% -9.05% 9 - 3
ENZL New Zealand +12.55% -13.50% 7 - 5
NORW Norway +11.92% -9.30% 6 - 6
EWO Austria +11.45% -11.68% 7 - 5
EWH Hong Kong +9.52% -8.32% 7 - 5
UNG Natural Gas +9.47% -24.29% 6 - 6
BNO Brent Oil +8.54% -11.67% 7 - 5
EWT Taiwan +7.85% -5.00% 6 - 6
EWM Malaysia +7.80% -8.51% 7 - 5
VNM Vietnam +7.76% -19.51% 7 - 5
EGPT Egypt +7.33% -25.73% 4 - 8
USO WTI Crude Oil +5.84% -13.05% 6 - 6
HYG High Yield Bonds +5.75% -4.22% 9 - 3
EWC Canada +5.30% -8.37% 6 - 6
EPOL Poland +3.74% -17.07% 7 - 5
EWY South Korea +3.54% -16.02% 7 - 5
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure +2.83% -11.99% 7 - 5
VNQ US REITs +2.31% -13.50% 8 - 4
XLRE Real Estate +2.31% -13.50% 8 - 4
EWA Australia +1.77% -17.76% 8 - 4
PALL Palladium +0.58% -14.63% 6 - 6
EWS Singapore -0.02% -12.53% 6 - 6
BIL US Cash -0.09% -0.09% 7 - 5
BNDX International Bonds -0.81% -4.25% 7 - 5
PFF Preferred Stocks -0.98% -5.48% 7 - 5
EWW Mexico -1.62% -16.86% 7 - 5
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds -2.00% -6.38% 6 - 6
BND US Total Bond Market -2.10% -4.01% 6 - 6
FXI China -2.18% -19.51% 7 - 5
EEM Emerging Markets -3.69% -13.17% 4 - 8
INDA India -5.01% -24.80% 6 - 6
EZA South Africa -7.51% -17.69% 6 - 6
DBC Commodities -7.63% -11.73% 5 - 7
EPHE Philippines -7.66% -24.98% 7 - 5
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds -7.79% -11.28% 6 - 6
CPER Copper -8.44% -19.34% 7 - 5
TIP TIPS -8.49% -9.10% 6 - 6
PPLT Platinum -11.54% -20.51% 5 - 7
TLT Long Term Treasuries -13.37% -15.22% 4 - 8
FLLA Latin America -13.72% -21.73% 4 - 8
THD Thailand -14.60% -28.34% 6 - 6
GXG Colombia -15.03% -18.13% 6 - 6
EWZ Brazil -17.52% -23.89% 4 - 8
EIDO Indonesia -23.34% -34.78% 6 - 6
ECH Chile -23.91% -28.45% 3 - 9
EPU Peru -25.42% -30.68% 4 - 8
TUR Turkey -27.29% -33.67% 5 - 7
GLD Gold -28.33% -28.33% 3 - 9
SLV Silver -36.30% -38.53% 4 - 8
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