Period: 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2015 is:
Technology Portfolio, with a +9.45% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2015 is:
Ireland, with a +22.81% return.

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

2015 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2015 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2015 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Technology
+9.45% -8.88% 6 - 6
US Stocks Momentum
+8.93% -7.78% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+7.25% -6.22% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+5.58% -4.61% 6 - 6
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+5.45% -5.12% 5 - 7
Cape US Sector Value
Robert Shiller
+4.57% -8.74% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+3.91% -2.95% 5 - 7
Ark Tech Portfolio
Cathie Wood
+3.87% -13.66% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+2.23% -1.48% 7 - 5
US Stocks ESG
+2.12% -10.78% 6 - 6
10-year Treasury
+1.51% -4.25% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+1.21% -3.50% 5 - 7
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
+1.19% -2.88% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+1.17% -5.38% 6 - 6
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+1.11% -5.69% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
+1.04% -6.91% 5 - 7
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+0.98% -2.42% 5 - 7
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+0.96% -7.73% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+0.88% -3.06% 5 - 7
All Country World Bonds
+0.85% -2.23% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged
+0.67% -5.62% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+0.56% -5.49% 5 - 7
Total Bond US
+0.56% -2.67% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+0.53% -0.54% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+0.52% -1.90% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+0.50% -4.93% 6 - 6
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+0.49% -4.42% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+0.48% -3.41% 7 - 5
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+0.48% -4.93% 6 - 6
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+0.47% -5.71% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+0.44% -5.24% 6 - 6
Short Term Treasury
+0.43% -0.55% 7 - 5
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+0.41% -6.60% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+0.40% -7.05% 6 - 6
US Stocks
+0.36% -8.84% 6 - 6
All Country World 20/80
+0.31% -3.05% 6 - 6
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+0.26% -2.43% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 60/40
+0.25% -7.87% 5 - 7
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+0.25% -6.54% 6 - 6
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+0.21% -4.06% 6 - 6
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Roger Gibson
+0.17% -11.02% 5 - 7
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+0.12% -5.73% 4 - 8
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+0.10% -1.18% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum
+0.07% -5.38% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged
+0.05% -9.46% 5 - 7
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+0.02% -2.57% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 80/20
-0.06% -10.16% 5 - 7
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
-0.07% -7.19% 5 - 7
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
-0.16% -2.46% 5 - 7
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
-0.23% -4.56% 5 - 7
All Country World 40/60
-0.23% -5.18% 5 - 7
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
-0.25% -4.76% 7 - 5
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
-0.30% -2.38% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
-0.31% -2.69% 6 - 6
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
-0.32% -5.87% 5 - 7
Lifepath Fund
iShares
-0.37% -4.45% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US Stocks
-0.38% -12.39% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
-0.44% -2.08% 4 - 8
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
-0.48% -4.33% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum
-0.48% -7.73% 7 - 5
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
-0.49% -5.68% 6 - 6
Five Fold
Scott Burns
-0.51% -6.31% 4 - 8
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
-0.54% -3.22% 5 - 7
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
-0.60% -6.44% 5 - 7
Robust
Alpha Architect
-0.63% -6.68% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
-0.66% -1.97% 4 - 8
Core Four
Rick Ferri
-0.67% -7.93% 5 - 7
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
-0.70% -5.47% 7 - 5
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
-0.72% -6.65% 5 - 7
All Country World 60/40
-0.78% -7.28% 5 - 7
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
-0.81% -7.23% 4 - 8
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
-0.87% -2.69% 5 - 7
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
-0.87% -3.41% 5 - 7
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
-0.91% -5.61% 7 - 5
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
-0.95% -6.84% 5 - 7
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
-0.97% -5.87% 6 - 6
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
-1.02% -6.05% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
-1.08% -3.54% 5 - 7
Three Funds
Bogleheads
-1.14% -8.74% 5 - 7
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
-1.16% -9.62% 5 - 7
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
-1.21% -8.87% 5 - 7
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
-1.21% -10.45% 6 - 6
Four Square
Scott Burns
-1.25% -6.71% 5 - 7
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
-1.25% -6.03% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
-1.30% -4.40% 5 - 7
All Country World 80/20
-1.32% -9.49% 5 - 7
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
-1.32% -6.97% 5 - 7
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
-1.35% -7.81% 6 - 6
Four Funds
Bogleheads
-1.37% -8.95% 5 - 7
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
-1.40% -7.75% 5 - 7
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Gyroscopic Investing
-1.47% -6.85% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
-1.51% -5.30% 6 - 6
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
-1.54% -6.05% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
-1.55% -6.85% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum
-1.60% -12.26% 6 - 6
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
-1.63% -7.72% 5 - 7
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
-1.66% -7.44% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
-1.72% -6.23% 5 - 7
US Inflation Protection
-1.75% -4.83% 4 - 8
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
-1.81% -9.34% 5 - 7
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
-1.82% -5.27% 3 - 9
All Country World Stocks
-1.86% -11.65% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
-1.94% -7.16% 5 - 7
European Stocks
-1.94% -11.47% 6 - 6
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
-2.03% -8.70% 5 - 7
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
-2.10% -6.32% 3 - 9
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
-2.15% -8.08% 6 - 6
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
-2.18% -8.57% 5 - 7
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
-2.21% -8.93% 5 - 7
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
-2.27% -8.93% 5 - 7
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
-2.35% -8.94% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
-2.36% -9.00% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
-2.47% -9.73% 4 - 8
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
-2.47% -7.74% 3 - 9
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
-2.48% -9.54% 4 - 8
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
-2.53% -6.26% 3 - 9
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
-2.58% -9.91% 6 - 6
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
-2.65% -9.75% 4 - 8
US Stocks Equal Weight
-2.66% -9.53% 6 - 6
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
-2.76% -5.94% 3 - 9
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
-2.79% -10.12% 4 - 8
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
-2.80% -10.67% 4 - 8
Pinwheel
-2.88% -7.37% 4 - 8
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
-3.06% -6.73% 2 - 10
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
-3.07% -8.79% 4 - 8
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
-3.07% -6.44% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
-3.25% -11.66% 5 - 7
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
-3.26% -5.73% 4 - 8
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
-3.40% -5.77% 5 - 7
Seven Value
Scott Burns
-3.57% -9.07% 5 - 7
Golden Butterfly
-3.71% -6.25% 3 - 9
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
-3.72% -6.93% 3 - 9
High Yield Bonds Income
-3.94% -6.90% 5 - 7
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
-4.01% -9.20% 5 - 7
US Stocks Value
-4.32% -10.50% 6 - 6
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged
-4.99% -11.33% 3 - 9
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged
-5.12% -9.83% 3 - 9
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
-5.29% -9.15% 2 - 10
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
-5.77% -8.86% 4 - 8
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
-6.71% -8.96% 3 - 9
Aggressive Global Income
-6.99% -13.07% 3 - 9
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
-7.10% -9.47% 3 - 9
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Ray Dalio
-8.24% -15.40% 3 - 9
Gold
-10.67% -17.81% 4 - 8
Emerging Markets Stocks
-16.18% -23.20% 3 - 9

2015 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2015 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

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INVESTMENT THEMES - 2015 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
EIRL Ireland +22.81% -5.33% 7 - 5
EDEN Denmark +20.62% -6.11% 8 - 4
EWK Belgium +13.80% -8.45% 8 - 4
XLY Consumer Discretionary +9.91% -7.08% 5 - 7
QQQ US Technology +9.45% -8.88% 6 - 6
EWJ Japan +9.17% -12.05% 8 - 4
EIS Israel +7.79% -13.00% 7 - 5
XLP Consumer Staples +6.89% -5.96% 6 - 6
XLV Healthcare +6.84% -13.21% 7 - 5
XLK Information Technology +5.49% -8.07% 6 - 6
EMQQ Emerging Markets E-Commerce +4.96% -25.62% 5 - 7
EWO Austria +4.60% -10.23% 4 - 8
PFF Preferred Stocks +4.27% -1.43% 7 - 5
ICLN Global Clean Energy +3.81% -26.48% 6 - 6
VUG US Large Cap Growth +3.25% -8.98% 6 - 6
EWI Italy +3.12% -10.97% 6 - 6
IJT US Small Cap Growth +2.70% -8.94% 7 - 5
XLC Communication Services +2.70% -9.52% 3 - 9
VNQ US REITs +2.42% -13.08% 6 - 6
XLRE Real Estate +2.42% -13.08% 6 - 6
PGAL Portugal +2.34% -17.70% 6 - 6
VPL Pacific +2.03% -14.40% 6 - 6
IJK US Mid Cap Growth +1.91% -9.10% 7 - 5
EWN Netherlands +1.50% -11.70% 6 - 6
SPY US Large Cap Blend +1.25% -8.48% 6 - 6
BNDX International Bonds +1.19% -2.88% 6 - 6
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds +1.04% -4.11% 7 - 5
BND US Total Bond Market +0.56% -2.67% 5 - 7
VTI US Total Stock Market +0.36% -8.84% 6 - 6
EWL Switzerland +0.29% -11.52% 7 - 5
EWQ France +0.24% -10.12% 5 - 7
BIL US Cash -0.13% -0.13% 6 - 6
VTV US Large Cap Value -0.98% -9.38% 6 - 6
EFA EAFE Stocks -1.00% -12.53% 6 - 6
EWH Hong Kong -1.17% -18.57% 5 - 7
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds -1.25% -5.31% 5 - 7
CGW Global Water -1.68% -10.20% 5 - 7
XLF Financials -1.74% -9.67% 6 - 6
TIP TIPS -1.75% -4.83% 4 - 8
TLT Long Term Treasuries -1.79% -14.17% 4 - 8
VT World All Countries -1.86% -11.65% 5 - 7
VOE US Mid Cap Value -1.89% -8.97% 5 - 7
VGK Europe -1.94% -11.47% 6 - 6
ENZL New Zealand -1.99% -19.88% 5 - 7
IJR US Small Cap Blend -2.07% -9.30% 6 - 6
HACK Cyber Security -2.23% -19.97% 6 - 6
IJH US Mid Cap Blend -2.33% -9.69% 6 - 6
ARGT Argentina -2.77% -27.57% 4 - 8
EWG Germany -2.79% -15.65% 6 - 6
XLI Industrials -4.30% -11.90% 5 - 7
EWD Sweden -4.54% -13.45% 6 - 6
XLU Utilities -4.91% -12.73% 6 - 6
HYG High Yield Bonds -5.03% -7.99% 5 - 7
IJS US Small Cap Value -6.90% -11.29% 6 - 6
EWU United Kingdom -7.03% -13.66% 6 - 6
INDA India -7.12% -17.61% 6 - 6
EWY South Korea -8.03% -21.79% 6 - 6
XLB Materials -8.67% -21.38% 5 - 7
EWA Australia -9.96% -22.49% 5 - 7
GLD Gold -10.67% -17.81% 4 - 8
EPHE Philippines -10.85% -18.43% 4 - 8
IGF Global Infrastructure -12.09% -15.23% 5 - 7
SLV Silver -12.42% -20.25% 4 - 8
EWT Taiwan -12.87% -19.95% 4 - 8
FXI China -12.93% -30.56% 4 - 8
EWW Mexico -14.25% -15.42% 3 - 9
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure -14.37% -24.40% 4 - 8
UAE United Arab Emirates -15.30% -23.99% 4 - 8
EWP Spain -15.51% -18.55% 4 - 8
NORW Norway -15.73% -23.61% 5 - 7
EEM Emerging Markets -16.18% -23.20% 3 - 9
QAT Qatar -16.40% -19.96% 5 - 7
EWS Singapore -18.34% -24.61% 4 - 8
ECH Chile -18.51% -23.01% 3 - 9
VNM Vietnam -20.11% -21.78% 4 - 8
EWM Malaysia -20.67% -26.23% 5 - 7
XLE Energy -21.47% -25.32% 3 - 9
THD Thailand -22.02% -26.04% 3 - 9
EIDO Indonesia -22.80% -35.41% 6 - 6
EPOL Poland -23.19% -27.98% 2 - 10
EWC Canada -23.91% -24.59% 3 - 9
CPER Copper -24.97% -29.32% 4 - 8
EZA South Africa -26.03% -32.17% 5 - 7
PPLT Platinum -26.67% -33.46% 4 - 8
DBC Commodities -27.59% -27.59% 4 - 8
PALL Palladium -30.09% -33.92% 5 - 7
NGE Nigeria -30.21% -30.21% 3 - 9
FLLA Latin America -30.66% -30.66% 4 - 8
TUR Turkey -31.44% -31.44% 2 - 10
EGPT Egypt -33.38% -43.41% 3 - 9
EPU Peru -35.88% -35.88% 3 - 9
GREK Greece -39.71% -39.71% 4 - 8
GXG Colombia -41.07% -42.07% 3 - 9
UNG Natural Gas -41.30% -41.30% 3 - 9
EWZ Brazil -41.74% -41.74% 4 - 8
USO WTI Crude Oil -45.97% -46.37% 4 - 8
BNO Brent Oil -46.08% -49.63% 4 - 8
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