Period: 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2017 is:
Cathie Wood Ark Tech Portfolio, with a +68.38% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2017 is:
Emerging Markets E-Commerce, with a +68.20% return.

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

2017 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2017 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2017 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Ark Tech Portfolio
Cathie Wood
+68.38% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+39.33% -0.27% 11 - 1
US Stocks Momentum
+37.50% 0.00% 12 - 0
Emerging Markets Stocks
+37.28% -0.39% 10 - 2
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
+36.73% -1.19% 10 - 2
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
+36.15% -1.56% 10 - 2
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
+36.14% -0.60% 11 - 1
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+35.81% -0.29% 10 - 2
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+33.55% -0.85% 10 - 2
Technology
+32.66% -2.32% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+30.71% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged
+27.89% 0.00% 12 - 0
European Stocks
+26.99% -0.51% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US Stocks
+26.42% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum
+25.46% -0.73% 11 - 1
All Country World Stocks
+24.49% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+23.93% 0.00% 12 - 0
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+23.37% 0.00% 12 - 0
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+21.88% 0.00% 12 - 0
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
+21.78% -0.19% 11 - 1
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+21.70% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US 80/20
+21.61% 0.00% 12 - 0
Cape US Sector Value
Robert Shiller
+21.38% -0.24% 11 - 1
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Roger Gibson
+21.37% -0.99% 10 - 2
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Ray Dalio
+21.37% -0.83% 10 - 2
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+21.30% 0.00% 12 - 0
US Stocks
+21.21% 0.00% 12 - 0
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
+21.11% 0.00% 12 - 0
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
+20.64% 0.00% 12 - 0
All Country World 80/20
+20.43% 0.00% 12 - 0
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
+20.00% 0.00% 12 - 0
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+19.83% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged
+19.66% -0.19% 10 - 2
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
+19.59% 0.00% 12 - 0
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+19.54% 0.00% 12 - 0
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+19.47% 0.00% 12 - 0
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged
+19.44% -0.55% 9 - 3
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+19.19% 0.00% 12 - 0
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+18.91% -0.35% 11 - 1
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
+18.64% 0.00% 12 - 0
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+18.60% 0.00% 12 - 0
US Stocks Equal Weight
+18.51% -1.00% 11 - 1
Robust
Alpha Architect
+18.49% 0.00% 12 - 0
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
+18.32% 0.00% 12 - 0
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged
+18.32% -2.33% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
+18.07% -0.33% 11 - 1
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+18.03% 0.00% 12 - 0
Core Four
Rick Ferri
+17.86% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+17.68% 0.00% 12 - 0
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Gyroscopic Investing
+17.48% -1.28% 9 - 3
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+17.22% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+17.14% 0.00% 12 - 0
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
+16.88% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US 60/40
+16.81% 0.00% 12 - 0
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+16.80% 0.00% 12 - 0
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
+16.62% 0.00% 12 - 0
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+16.49% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
+16.40% -0.25% 11 - 1
All Country World 60/40
+16.36% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum
+16.24% -0.39% 11 - 1
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+15.70% -0.29% 11 - 1
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+15.52% 0.00% 12 - 0
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
+15.50% 0.00% 12 - 0
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+15.26% 0.00% 12 - 0
US Stocks Value
+15.08% -1.63% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+15.00% 0.00% 12 - 0
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+14.99% 0.00% 12 - 0
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+14.85% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
+14.72% -0.17% 11 - 1
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+14.19% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+14.15% 0.00% 12 - 0
Pinwheel
+14.08% 0.00% 12 - 0
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+13.94% 0.00% 12 - 0
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
+13.93% 0.00% 12 - 0
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+13.88% -0.15% 11 - 1
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
+13.64% 0.00% 12 - 0
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
+13.54% 0.00% 12 - 0
Aggressive Global Income
+13.53% -0.18% 11 - 1
Four Square
Scott Burns
+13.48% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+13.38% 0.00% 12 - 0
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+13.36% -0.06% 11 - 1
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
+13.30% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
+13.05% -0.08% 11 - 1
US Stocks ESG
+13.03% -1.52% 8 - 4
Gold
+12.81% -4.09% 7 - 5
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
+12.64% 0.00% 12 - 0
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+12.32% -0.50% 11 - 1
All Country World 40/60
+12.30% 0.00% 12 - 0
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+12.20% -0.65% 11 - 1
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+12.07% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+12.01% -0.03% 11 - 1
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
+11.87% -0.61% 11 - 1
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+11.81% -0.17% 11 - 1
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
+11.79% -0.53% 10 - 2
Five Fold
Scott Burns
+11.77% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum
+11.62% -0.20% 11 - 1
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+11.54% 0.00% 12 - 0
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+11.47% -0.55% 10 - 2
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+11.44% 0.00% 12 - 0
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
+11.40% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
+11.37% 0.00% 12 - 0
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+11.28% -0.30% 11 - 1
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+11.24% 0.00% 12 - 0
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
+11.15% -0.23% 11 - 1
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
+11.02% -0.14% 10 - 2
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
+10.97% -0.83% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly
+10.96% -0.32% 11 - 1
Seven Value
Scott Burns
+10.75% -0.38% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+10.63% 0.00% 11 - 1
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+10.35% 0.00% 12 - 0
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+9.90% -0.80% 11 - 1
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
+9.78% -0.96% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
+9.70% 0.00% 12 - 0
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
+9.66% -0.36% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
+9.32% -0.42% 10 - 2
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+9.18% 0.00% 12 - 0
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+9.02% -0.37% 11 - 1
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
+8.83% 0.00% 12 - 0
High Yield Bonds Income
+8.78% -0.17% 10 - 2
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+8.38% -0.12% 10 - 2
All Country World 20/80
+8.23% -0.08% 11 - 1
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+8.11% -0.39% 11 - 1
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
+8.08% -0.59% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
+8.02% 0.00% 12 - 0
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+7.74% 0.00% 12 - 0
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+7.47% -0.35% 11 - 1
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+7.31% 0.00% 12 - 0
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+7.20% -0.28% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+7.10% -0.02% 11 - 1
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+6.78% -0.31% 11 - 1
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+6.67% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
+6.35% 0.00% 12 - 0
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+6.24% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
+4.67% -0.02% 11 - 1
All Country World Bonds
+4.16% -0.40% 9 - 3
Total Bond US
+3.57% -0.60% 8 - 4
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+3.34% -0.02% 11 - 1
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
+3.00% -0.21% 10 - 2
US Inflation Protection
+2.92% -0.91% 9 - 3
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
+2.91% -0.28% 9 - 3
10-year Treasury
+2.55% -1.90% 8 - 4
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
+2.40% -0.98% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
+1.33% -0.45% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+0.45% -0.54% 7 - 5
Short Term Treasury
+0.26% -0.51% 7 - 5

2017 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2017 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

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INVESTMENT THEMES - 2017 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
EMQQ Emerging Markets E-Commerce +68.20% -0.47% 11 - 1
BOTZ Robotics and Artificial Intelligence +58.01% -0.87% 11 - 1
PALL Palladium +55.73% -1.04% 11 - 1
ARGT Argentina +53.87% -3.37% 11 - 1
EWO Austria +52.50% -0.29% 11 - 1
EPOL Poland +52.43% -3.11% 10 - 2
EWY South Korea +45.00% -1.76% 11 - 1
ECH Chile +41.82% -12.16% 8 - 4
VNM Vietnam +38.55% -1.67% 9 - 3
TUR Turkey +37.62% -18.06% 10 - 2
EEM Emerging Markets +37.28% -0.39% 10 - 2
EWH Hong Kong +36.50% -0.04% 11 - 1
FXI China +36.22% -0.63% 10 - 2
INDA India +36.08% -4.39% 8 - 4
EZA South Africa +36.04% -6.03% 10 - 2
EDEN Denmark +35.40% -2.97% 10 - 2
EWS Singapore +34.82% -1.69% 10 - 2
GREK Greece +34.79% -11.20% 8 - 4
XLK Information Technology +34.25% -2.81% 11 - 1
EWN Netherlands +33.75% -0.56% 9 - 3
XT Exponential Techonologies +33.71% 0.00% 12 - 0
QQQ US Technology +32.66% -2.32% 10 - 2
PGAL Portugal +31.61% -2.95% 8 - 4
THD Thailand +31.48% -0.89% 10 - 2
NGE Nigeria +29.86% -9.39% 7 - 5
EIRL Ireland +29.82% -0.41% 10 - 2
EPU Peru +29.69% -4.79% 8 - 4
EWQ France +29.13% -0.45% 8 - 4
VPL Pacific +28.86% 0.00% 12 - 0
CPER Copper +28.81% -5.74% 6 - 6
EWI Italy +28.73% -2.40% 8 - 4
SNSR Internet Of Things +28.59% -1.74% 10 - 2
FLLA Latin America +27.79% -6.13% 8 - 4
VUG US Large Cap Growth +27.72% -0.43% 11 - 1
EWG Germany +27.45% -0.52% 10 - 2
CGW Global Water +27.08% -0.43% 11 - 1
EWP Spain +26.99% -2.30% 7 - 5
VGK Europe +26.99% -0.51% 10 - 2
EWT Taiwan +26.85% -3.68% 10 - 2
EFA EAFE Stocks +25.10% -0.04% 11 - 1
EGPT Egypt +24.82% -5.14% 8 - 4
VT World All Countries +24.49% 0.00% 12 - 0
EWM Malaysia +24.32% -0.71% 10 - 2
EWJ Japan +24.27% -0.09% 11 - 1
ENZL New Zealand +24.05% -4.45% 7 - 5
XLB Materials +24.01% 0.00% 12 - 0
XLI Industrials +23.97% -0.77% 11 - 1
EWK Belgium +23.71% -1.65% 9 - 3
EWZ Brazil +23.65% -8.75% 6 - 6
EWL Switzerland +23.36% -1.43% 10 - 2
XLY Consumer Discretionary +22.82% -1.86% 10 - 2
NORW Norway +22.46% -4.03% 7 - 5
XLF Financials +22.00% -4.92% 8 - 4
EWD Sweden +21.88% -4.57% 8 - 4
XLV Healthcare +21.77% -0.76% 9 - 3
SPY US Large Cap Blend +21.70% 0.00% 12 - 0
EWU United Kingdom +21.59% -1.54% 9 - 3
ICLN Global Clean Energy +21.48% -4.30% 8 - 4
VTI US Total Stock Market +21.21% 0.00% 12 - 0
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure +20.71% -4.35% 9 - 3
EPHE Philippines +20.20% -3.03% 8 - 4
EWA Australia +19.93% -4.95% 8 - 4
HACK Cyber Security +19.68% -3.59% 9 - 3
IJK US Mid Cap Growth +19.64% -1.01% 9 - 3
EIDO Indonesia +19.39% -1.95% 9 - 3
IGF Global Infrastructure +19.34% -1.67% 10 - 2
VTV US Large Cap Value +17.14% -0.95% 9 - 3
VOE US Mid Cap Value +17.07% -1.24% 10 - 2
IJH US Mid Cap Blend +16.26% -1.53% 9 - 3
EWC Canada +15.74% -3.75% 7 - 5
BNO Brent Oil +15.43% -17.09% 7 - 5
EWW Mexico +14.50% -11.82% 7 - 5
IJT US Small Cap Growth +14.47% -2.39% 9 - 3
IJR US Small Cap Blend +13.15% -2.46% 7 - 5
XLP Consumer Staples +12.98% -4.95% 7 - 5
GLD Gold +12.81% -4.09% 7 - 5
EIS Israel +12.79% -11.04% 9 - 3
XLU Utilities +12.03% -6.06% 8 - 4
GXG Colombia +11.88% -7.63% 7 - 5
IJS US Small Cap Value +11.35% -2.72% 7 - 5
XLRE Real Estate +10.69% -1.37% 8 - 4
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds +10.28% -0.72% 9 - 3
TLT Long Term Treasuries +9.18% -2.36% 8 - 4
PFF Preferred Stocks +8.10% -0.60% 8 - 4
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds +7.06% -0.29% 9 - 3
KSA Saudi Arabia +6.15% -7.08% 8 - 4
HYG High Yield Bonds +6.07% -0.37% 10 - 2
SLV Silver +5.82% -10.71% 7 - 5
UAE United Arab Emirates +4.98% -6.19% 7 - 5
VNQ US REITs +4.91% -2.90% 5 - 7
DBC Commodities +4.86% -8.78% 6 - 6
BND US Total Bond Market +3.57% -0.60% 8 - 4
TIP TIPS +2.92% -0.91% 9 - 3
USO WTI Crude Oil +2.47% -18.94% 6 - 6
BNDX International Bonds +2.40% -0.98% 8 - 4
PPLT Platinum +2.38% -11.21% 7 - 5
BIL US Cash +0.69% -0.02% 11 - 1
XLE Energy -0.90% -15.33% 4 - 8
XLC Communication Services -5.50% -8.74% 5 - 7
QAT Qatar -11.57% -26.74% 4 - 8
PAK Pakistan -22.97% -25.19% 5 - 7
UNG Natural Gas -37.58% -37.58% 4 - 8
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