Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2014 is:
Technology Portfolio, with a +19.18% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2014 is:
US REITs, with a +30.36% return.

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

2014 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2014 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2014 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
Portfolio Risk:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Technology
+19.18% -3.04% 7 - 5
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+16.24% -3.05% 10 - 2
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+13.38% -3.59% 9 - 3
US Stocks
+12.54% -3.17% 8 - 4
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+12.52% -2.44% 10 - 2
Warren Buffett
+12.08% -2.97% 8 - 4
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+11.87% -2.32% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+11.20% -2.23% 8 - 4
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+10.86% -1.99% 8 - 4
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+9.97% -3.50% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+9.85% -1.50% 9 - 3
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
+9.40% -2.62% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly
+9.13% -3.27% 9 - 3
10-year Treasury
+9.07% -1.05% 8 - 4
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+9.01% -3.10% 8 - 4
Coffee House
Bill Schultheis
+8.90% -2.75% 9 - 3
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
+8.74% -0.13% 11 - 1
Core Four
Rick Ferri
+8.52% -2.80% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+8.51% -1.20% 9 - 3
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+8.09% -3.42% 8 - 4
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+8.07% -2.34% 7 - 5
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
+7.67% -2.74% 9 - 3
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+7.59% -2.79% 9 - 3
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
+7.18% -3.52% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+7.16% -0.89% 9 - 3
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+7.01% -1.44% 8 - 4
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
+6.93% -3.65% 8 - 4
All Country World Bonds
+6.88% -0.66% 10 - 2
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+6.75% -3.49% 8 - 4
Paul Boyer Permanent Portfolio
Paul Boyer
+6.63% -3.72% 9 - 3
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+6.31% -2.65% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+6.29% -1.64% 8 - 4
High Yield Bonds Income
+6.28% -2.36% 8 - 4
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+6.27% -3.59% 8 - 4
All Country World 20/80
+6.24% -1.20% 9 - 3
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+6.21% -2.60% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+6.15% -2.15% 8 - 4
Pinwheel
+6.12% -3.95% 8 - 4
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+6.07% -3.01% 8 - 4
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+6.00% -1.78% 8 - 4
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+5.85% -2.96% 8 - 4
Total Bond US
+5.82% -0.57% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+5.80% -0.91% 10 - 2
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+5.69% -3.72% 8 - 4
All Country World 40/60
+5.59% -1.74% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+5.47% -2.43% 8 - 4
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+5.45% -1.59% 8 - 4
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+5.23% -2.58% 8 - 4
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
+5.05% -1.20% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
+5.04% -3.48% 8 - 4
All Country World 60/40
+4.95% -2.27% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+4.90% -4.04% 8 - 4
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+4.84% -2.58% 8 - 4
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+4.82% -1.01% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+4.80% -4.57% 8 - 4
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+4.48% -2.69% 8 - 4
Robust
Alpha Architect
+4.41% -3.28% 7 - 5
All Country World 80/20
+4.31% -3.32% 8 - 4
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+4.16% -3.12% 8 - 4
Aggressive Global Income
+3.96% -4.21% 8 - 4
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+3.95% -3.16% 8 - 4
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
+3.86% -4.78% 8 - 4
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+3.78% -3.16% 7 - 5
All Country World Stocks
+3.67% -4.44% 8 - 4
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
+3.43% -4.02% 8 - 4
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+3.39% -4.13% 7 - 5
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
+3.11% -3.32% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+2.92% -1.13% 8 - 4
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+2.89% -1.95% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+2.85% -1.71% 8 - 4
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+2.38% -2.37% 7 - 5
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+2.33% -3.17% 7 - 5
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+2.26% -2.72% 7 - 5
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+2.25% -5.17% 7 - 5
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+1.76% -0.61% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+0.63% -0.29% 7 - 5
Short Term Treasury
+0.45% -0.29% 7 - 5
Developed World ex-US 60/40
-0.09% -4.31% 7 - 5
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
-0.27% -5.11% 7 - 5
Gold
-2.19% -12.44% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 80/20
-3.03% -7.19% 6 - 6
Emerging Markets Stocks
-3.93% -11.58% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US Stocks
-5.98% -10.04% 6 - 6
European Stocks
-7.10% -11.75% 5 - 7

2014 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2014 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

Check all the Investment Themes

INVESTMENT THEMES - 2014 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
VNQ US REITs +30.36% -6.04% 11 - 1
XLU S&P Utilities +28.73% -6.80% 9 - 3
TLT Long Term Treasuries +27.30% -2.11% 10 - 2
XLV S&P Healthcare +25.14% -1.87% 9 - 3
EPHE Philippines +22.09% -2.03% 7 - 5
EIDO Indonesia +21.82% -5.32% 8 - 4
INDA India +21.74% -6.02% 8 - 4
XLK S&P Information Technology +17.85% -2.57% 9 - 3
TUR Turkey +15.76% -14.49% 7 - 5
XLP S&P Consumer Staples +15.72% -5.17% 8 - 4
THD Thailand +15.50% -6.98% 8 - 4
XLF S&P Financials +15.05% -3.66% 8 - 4
PFF Preferred Stocks +14.11% -0.82% 9 - 3
EGPT Egypt +13.62% -18.35% 6 - 6
SPY US Large Caps +13.46% -3.52% 8 - 4
ENZL New Zealand +12.60% -9.29% 9 - 3
VTI US Total Stock Market +12.54% -3.17% 8 - 4
FXI China +11.45% -9.88% 9 - 3
IGF Global Infrastructure +11.45% -4.28% 7 - 5
PALL Palladium +11.30% -14.67% 9 - 3
XLI S&P Industrials +10.36% -4.27% 8 - 4
XLY S&P Consumer Discretionary +9.46% -6.00% 7 - 5
LQD Investment Grade Bonds +8.21% -1.68% 8 - 4
XLB S&P Materials +7.17% -4.72% 7 - 5
EWT Taiwan +6.86% -7.51% 8 - 4
EMB Emerging Market Bonds +6.05% -3.34% 7 - 5
BND US Total Bond Market +5.82% -0.57% 9 - 3
EDEN Denmark +5.24% -11.59% 6 - 6
VNM Vietnam +5.11% -14.50% 6 - 6
IWM US Small Caps +5.03% -7.35% 7 - 5
VT World All Countries +3.67% -4.44% 8 - 4
TIP TIPS +3.59% -2.59% 8 - 4
CGW Global Water +3.27% -8.61% 7 - 5
EWH Hong Kong +3.25% -7.59% 7 - 5
EZA South Africa +2.75% -10.53% 8 - 4
EWS Singapore +2.68% -7.21% 6 - 6
HYG High Yield Bonds +1.90% -2.90% 7 - 5
EWC Canada +1.08% -10.96% 7 - 5
EWK Belgium +0.60% -7.80% 6 - 6
BIL US Cash -0.07% -0.08% 7 - 5
EIS Israel -1.69% -9.84% 5 - 7
EWL Switzerland -1.73% -8.06% 6 - 6
EIRL Ireland -1.81% -17.82% 3 - 9
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure -2.17% -11.65% 8 - 4
GLD Gold -2.19% -12.44% 6 - 6
EPU Peru -3.56% -11.55% 7 - 5
ARGT Argentina -3.64% -15.29% 7 - 5
EEM Emerging Markets -3.93% -11.58% 8 - 4
EWA Australia -4.66% -15.73% 7 - 5
ICLN Global Clean Energy -4.78% -16.88% 5 - 7
VPL Pacific -4.82% -8.00% 5 - 7
EWN Netherlands -5.77% -7.36% 6 - 6
EFA EAFE Stocks -6.20% -10.15% 6 - 6
EWJ Japan -6.24% -8.73% 4 - 8
EWP Spain -6.28% -16.71% 6 - 6
VGK Europe -7.10% -11.75% 5 - 7
EWU United Kingdom -7.62% -11.94% 6 - 6
EWD Sweden -8.41% -11.29% 5 - 7
XLE S&P Energy -8.70% -20.03% 6 - 6
EWQ France -10.75% -15.93% 6 - 6
EWI Italy -10.92% -23.01% 3 - 9
EWM Malaysia -11.55% -14.23% 6 - 6
EWW Mexico -11.59% -16.52% 5 - 7
EWG Germany -11.96% -13.57% 4 - 8
PPLT Platinum -12.58% -19.48% 6 - 6
EWY South Korea -13.48% -15.73% 7 - 5
ECH Chile -14.75% -14.75% 5 - 7
EWZ Brazil -15.52% -31.08% 6 - 6
EPOL Poland -16.33% -19.44% 4 - 8
CPER Copper -16.94% -16.95% 5 - 7
SLV Silver -19.51% -27.13% 3 - 9
EWO Austria -20.93% -23.14% 4 - 8
NORW Norway -23.53% -29.26% 5 - 7
GXG Colombia -26.87% -35.44% 7 - 5
DBC Commodities -28.10% -30.59% 3 - 9
UNG Natural Gas -28.61% -44.37% 5 - 7
GREK Greece -39.96% -44.96% 4 - 8
USO Crude Oil -42.36% -47.64% 3 - 9
ERUS Russia -44.67% -44.67% 3 - 9
BNO Brent Oil -49.03% -49.96% 4 - 8
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