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

The best ETF Portfolio of 2013 is:
Technology Portfolio, with a +36.63% 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
Portfolio Risk:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Technology
+36.63% -2.39% 10 - 2
US Stocks
+33.45% -3.03% 10 - 2
Warren Buffett
+29.44% -2.62% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+26.34% -2.66% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+25.26% -2.77% 10 - 2
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% -3.17% 9 - 3
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+24.11% -2.56% 10 - 2
All Country World Stocks
+22.95% -3.21% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+22.35% -2.54% 9 - 3
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+22.10% -1.89% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US Stocks
+21.83% -5.66% 8 - 4
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+20.62% -2.29% 9 - 3
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+20.56% -2.36% 9 - 3
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+19.92% -2.52% 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
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+18.36% -1.78% 9 - 3
Robust
Alpha Architect
+18.23% -2.50% 9 - 3
All Country World 80/20
+17.86% -3.47% 8 - 4
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+17.81% -2.16% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 80/20
+17.30% -5.39% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+16.88% -2.57% 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
+16.08% -2.13% 9 - 3
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+16.03% -2.21% 9 - 3
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+16.00% -3.61% 9 - 3
Coffee House
Bill Schultheis
+15.45% -2.56% 9 - 3
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+14.67% -3.95% 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
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% -3.74% 9 - 3
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+12.69% -2.57% 9 - 3
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+12.49% -4.02% 9 - 3
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+12.48% -3.18% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+12.12% -1.84% 9 - 3
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+11.66% -3.78% 9 - 3
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+11.22% -4.75% 8 - 4
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+10.89% -4.57% 8 - 4
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+10.31% -5.65% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+10.19% -3.88% 9 - 3
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
+9.98% -2.35% 8 - 4
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
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+8.25% -4.79% 9 - 3
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+8.15% -3.78% 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
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+5.12% -2.30% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+5.01% -2.55% 9 - 3
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
+4.79% -5.47% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+3.86% -2.19% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+3.72% -4.48% 9 - 3
All Country World 20/80
+2.59% -4.30% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+2.15% -5.10% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+1.99% -1.32% 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
High Yield Bonds Income
-0.40% -6.72% 6 - 6
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
-1.91% -4.31% 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% -5.14% 6 - 6
Emerging Markets Stocks
-3.69% -13.17% 4 - 8
Paul Boyer Permanent Portfolio
Paul Boyer
-5.67% -8.07% 5 - 7
10-year Treasury
-6.09% -7.60% 5 - 7
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 S&P Consumer Discretionary +42.73% -2.85% 11 - 1
XLV S&P Healthcare +41.40% -3.53% 10 - 2
XLI S&P Industrials +40.55% -2.48% 9 - 3
IWM US Small Caps +38.69% -3.16% 9 - 3
XLF S&P Financials +35.52% -5.12% 10 - 2
VTI US Total Stock Market +33.45% -3.03% 10 - 2
SPY US Large Caps +32.31% -3.00% 10 - 2
EWP Spain +31.86% -10.16% 6 - 6
EWG Germany +30.83% -4.83% 8 - 4
EWN Netherlands +28.71% -6.81% 9 - 3
XLP S&P Consumer Staples +26.30% -4.54% 9 - 3
XLK S&P Information Technology +26.25% -2.89% 10 - 2
CGW Global Water +26.25% -4.23% 10 - 2
XLE S&P Energy +26.25% -2.27% 9 - 3
XLB S&P 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% -21.75% 8 - 4
EWK Belgium +24.55% -4.49% 7 - 5
VGK Europe +24.38% -4.42% 9 - 3
EWQ France +24.07% -4.60% 8 - 4
EWD Sweden +23.48% -7.02% 8 - 4
VT World All Countries +22.95% -3.21% 8 - 4
EFA EAFE Stocks +21.40% -5.64% 8 - 4
EWU United Kingdom +19.50% -4.63% 8 - 4
EWI Italy +19.05% -16.89% 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 S&P 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% -11.69% 7 - 5
EWH Hong Kong +9.52% -8.31% 7 - 5
UNG Natural Gas +9.47% -24.29% 6 - 6
BNO Brent Oil +8.54% -11.66% 7 - 5
EWT Taiwan +7.85% -5.00% 6 - 6
EWM Malaysia +7.80% -8.50% 7 - 5
VNM Vietnam +7.76% -19.50% 7 - 5
EGPT Egypt +7.33% -25.73% 4 - 8
USO Crude Oil +5.84% -13.05% 6 - 6
HYG High Yield Bonds +5.75% -4.23% 9 - 3
EWC Canada +5.30% -8.36% 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
EWA Australia +1.77% -17.75% 8 - 4
PALL Palladium +0.58% -14.63% 6 - 6
EWS Singapore -0.02% -12.53% 6 - 6
BIL US Cash -0.09% -0.08% 7 - 5
PFF Preferred Stocks -0.98% -5.49% 7 - 5
EWW Mexico -1.62% -16.85% 7 - 5
LQD Investment 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
ERUS Russia -4.57% -19.02% 5 - 7
EZA South Africa -7.51% -17.68% 6 - 6
DBC Commodities -7.63% -11.74% 5 - 7
EPHE Philippines -7.66% -24.97% 7 - 5
EMB Emerging Market Bonds -7.79% -11.29% 6 - 6
CPER Copper -8.44% -19.34% 7 - 5
TIP TIPS -8.49% -9.11% 6 - 6
PPLT Platinum -11.54% -20.50% 5 - 7
TLT Long Term Treasuries -13.37% -15.22% 4 - 8
THD Thailand -14.60% -28.34% 6 - 6
GXG Colombia -15.03% -18.11% 6 - 6
EWZ Brazil -17.52% -23.88% 4 - 8
EIDO Indonesia -23.34% -34.77% 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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