Period: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2019 is:
Roger Gibson Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged, with a +44.89% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2019 is:
Palladium, with a +53.94% return.

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

2019 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2019 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2019 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Roger Gibson
+44.89% -3.27% 11 - 1
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged
+43.41% -6.52% 11 - 1
Technology
+38.96% -8.23% 10 - 2
Ark Tech Portfolio
Cathie Wood
+35.21% -12.62% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Ray Dalio
+34.09% -1.91% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged
+33.39% -2.86% 11 - 1
US Stocks ESG
+33.37% -6.25% 10 - 2
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged
+32.73% -4.42% 10 - 2
Cape US Sector Value
Robert Shiller
+32.61% -5.96% 10 - 2
US Stocks Value
+31.48% -7.76% 10 - 2
US Stocks
+30.67% -6.45% 10 - 2
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged
+30.31% -2.13% 9 - 3
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Gyroscopic Investing
+30.15% -1.15% 10 - 2
US Stocks Equal Weight
+28.91% -6.93% 10 - 2
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+28.46% -5.73% 10 - 2
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+27.69% -1.61% 10 - 2
US Stocks Momentum
+27.26% -2.20% 10 - 2
All Country World Stocks
+26.82% -5.97% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+26.30% -4.97% 10 - 2
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+25.83% -5.44% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+25.35% -6.47% 9 - 3
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+25.21% -4.59% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
+25.10% -6.15% 10 - 2
European Stocks
+24.86% -5.67% 9 - 3
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+24.61% -5.32% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum
+24.51% -2.38% 9 - 3
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
+24.15% -4.70% 10 - 2
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
+24.10% -4.51% 10 - 2
Core Four
Rick Ferri
+24.04% -4.20% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+23.85% -5.81% 9 - 3
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+23.79% -3.94% 10 - 2
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+23.65% -4.68% 10 - 2
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
+23.62% -6.09% 9 - 3
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+23.60% -4.69% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+23.57% -1.46% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+23.43% -1.79% 10 - 2
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
+23.41% -4.69% 10 - 2
All Country World 80/20
+23.35% -4.62% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
+23.31% -3.32% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
+23.13% -5.49% 10 - 2
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+22.79% -1.65% 11 - 1
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+22.65% -1.99% 11 - 1
Developed World ex-US Stocks
+22.62% -5.21% 9 - 3
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+22.55% -3.12% 11 - 1
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+22.30% -4.24% 10 - 2
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+22.28% -3.25% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
+22.23% -5.07% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+21.94% -3.41% 10 - 2
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+21.27% -2.73% 11 - 1
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+21.16% -3.82% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
+21.16% -4.82% 10 - 2
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
+21.13% -4.75% 10 - 2
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
+21.12% -5.02% 9 - 3
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
+20.82% -3.77% 9 - 3
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
+20.49% -0.76% 10 - 2
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+20.39% -3.64% 10 - 2
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+20.35% -3.32% 10 - 2
Robust
Alpha Architect
+20.35% -3.33% 10 - 2
Aggressive Global Income
+19.97% -4.74% 9 - 3
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+19.91% -4.16% 10 - 2
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
+19.89% -2.55% 11 - 1
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+19.89% -0.92% 10 - 2
All Country World 60/40
+19.89% -3.21% 10 - 2
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+19.82% -5.15% 10 - 2
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
+19.77% -1.40% 11 - 1
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
+19.76% -4.09% 9 - 3
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
+19.75% -2.78% 11 - 1
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+19.75% -1.71% 11 - 1
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
+19.70% -3.22% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US 80/20
+19.67% -4.01% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
+19.56% -0.45% 9 - 3
Five Fold
Scott Burns
+19.52% -1.92% 11 - 1
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+19.51% -2.63% 10 - 2
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+19.44% -3.06% 10 - 2
Pinwheel
+19.31% -3.16% 11 - 1
Seven Value
Scott Burns
+19.31% -3.92% 10 - 2
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
+19.24% -1.07% 11 - 1
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
+19.18% -4.14% 10 - 2
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
+19.10% -1.28% 11 - 1
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+19.07% -0.26% 10 - 2
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
+18.99% -3.17% 10 - 2
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+18.74% -2.99% 10 - 2
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+18.69% -3.79% 9 - 3
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+18.59% -1.55% 11 - 1
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
+18.51% -2.02% 11 - 1
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+18.28% -1.73% 11 - 1
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
+18.22% -3.51% 10 - 2
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+18.22% -0.82% 11 - 1
Emerging Markets Stocks
+18.20% -7.82% 7 - 5
Golden Butterfly
+18.03% -1.83% 11 - 1
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+17.96% -4.04% 9 - 3
Gold
+17.86% -4.10% 7 - 5
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum
+17.85% -1.00% 10 - 2
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
+17.70% -1.64% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+17.57% -1.77% 11 - 1
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+17.41% -2.78% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
+17.21% -3.44% 10 - 2
Four Square
Scott Burns
+17.18% -2.46% 10 - 2
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
+17.04% -3.93% 10 - 2
High Yield Bonds Income
+16.98% -0.39% 10 - 2
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+16.81% -2.79% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US 60/40
+16.72% -2.77% 9 - 3
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+16.67% -0.49% 11 - 1
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+16.66% -3.85% 10 - 2
All Country World 40/60
+16.42% -1.74% 11 - 1
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+16.41% -1.82% 11 - 1
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
+16.24% -3.25% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+16.20% -0.81% 11 - 1
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+16.20% -1.68% 11 - 1
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
+16.17% -1.10% 11 - 1
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
+16.15% -0.99% 10 - 2
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+16.14% -3.66% 9 - 3
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+15.98% -3.84% 10 - 2
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
+15.98% -1.67% 11 - 1
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+15.94% -0.71% 9 - 3
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+15.91% -1.51% 11 - 1
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
+15.24% -2.72% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum
+14.52% -0.27% 10 - 2
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+14.41% -0.95% 10 - 2
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
+13.97% -1.05% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+13.77% -1.47% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
+13.26% -1.99% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+13.20% -0.07% 10 - 2
All Country World 20/80
+12.96% -0.19% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+12.52% -0.69% 11 - 1
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+12.26% -0.05% 11 - 1
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
+11.29% -1.23% 11 - 1
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+11.07% -0.76% 11 - 1
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+10.82% -0.13% 10 - 2
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+10.64% -1.45% 10 - 2
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+10.30% -0.66% 10 - 2
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
+9.79% -1.93% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+9.57% -0.68% 11 - 1
All Country World Bonds
+9.49% -0.86% 10 - 2
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
+9.31% -0.46% 11 - 1
Total Bond US
+8.83% -0.57% 7 - 5
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
+8.37% -0.27% 11 - 1
US Inflation Protection
+8.35% -1.14% 9 - 3
10-year Treasury
+8.03% -2.59% 7 - 5
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
+7.87% -1.68% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
+7.34% -0.15% 11 - 1
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+6.61% 0.00% 12 - 0
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
+5.37% -0.54% 10 - 2
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
+3.70% -0.16% 9 - 3
Short Term Treasury
+3.38% -0.13% 9 - 3

2019 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2019 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

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INVESTMENT THEMES - 2019 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
PALL Palladium +53.94% -14.45% 9 - 3
GREK Greece +50.20% -4.87% 11 - 1
XLK Information Technology +49.86% -8.66% 10 - 2
SNSR Internet Of Things +47.91% -9.48% 9 - 3
ICLN Global Clean Energy +44.35% -2.20% 10 - 2
QQQ US Technology +38.96% -8.23% 10 - 2
VUG US Large Cap Growth +37.03% -6.34% 10 - 2
BNO Brent Oil +36.01% -14.67% 10 - 2
CGW Global Water +34.04% -3.93% 10 - 2
BLCN Blockchain +33.95% -7.13% 10 - 2
EMQQ Emerging Markets E-Commerce +33.86% -13.12% 8 - 4
EWT Taiwan +33.33% -7.70% 9 - 3
EBIZ Global E-Commerce +32.76% -9.38% 9 - 3
USO WTI Crude Oil +32.61% -16.48% 8 - 4
EWN Netherlands +32.46% -6.58% 9 - 3
XLF Financials +31.87% -7.17% 9 - 3
BOTZ Robotics and Artificial Intelligence +31.79% -12.60% 9 - 3
EWL Switzerland +31.58% -1.04% 10 - 2
SPY US Large Cap Blend +31.22% -6.38% 10 - 2
XLC Communication Services +31.05% -5.95% 9 - 3
XT Exponential Techonologies +30.73% -7.82% 10 - 2
VTI US Total Stock Market +30.67% -6.45% 10 - 2
GXG Colombia +30.40% -10.98% 7 - 5
ENZL New Zealand +30.10% -5.15% 10 - 2
XLI Industrials +29.09% -7.64% 8 - 4
VNQ US REITs +28.87% -1.30% 10 - 2
XLRE Real Estate +28.69% -1.75% 9 - 3
XLY Consumer Discretionary +28.39% -7.60% 10 - 2
EIRL Ireland +28.14% -7.20% 9 - 3
VOE US Mid Cap Value +27.84% -7.13% 10 - 2
EWZ Brazil +27.65% -9.65% 8 - 4
EWC Canada +27.56% -4.27% 7 - 5
XLP Consumer Staples +27.43% -3.64% 10 - 2
IFRA US Infrastructure +27.00% -6.71% 8 - 4
EWI Italy +26.97% -8.31% 9 - 3
VT World All Countries +26.82% -5.97% 10 - 2
EWQ France +26.67% -6.12% 9 - 3
IJH US Mid Cap Blend +26.10% -8.00% 9 - 3
IJK US Mid Cap Growth +25.96% -6.37% 10 - 2
EWK Belgium +25.92% -6.49% 10 - 2
XLU Utilities +25.91% -2.61% 8 - 4
IGF Global Infrastructure +25.81% -2.06% 9 - 3
VTV US Large Cap Value +25.65% -6.33% 10 - 2
VGK Europe +24.86% -5.67% 9 - 3
EDEN Denmark +24.37% -4.85% 10 - 2
XLB Materials +24.13% -8.18% 8 - 4
IJS US Small Cap Value +24.12% -9.98% 9 - 3
HACK Cyber Security +23.39% -10.52% 8 - 4
IJR US Small Cap Blend +22.82% -8.69% 9 - 3
EWA Australia +22.41% -3.82% 10 - 2
EFA EAFE Stocks +22.03% -5.03% 9 - 3
EWD Sweden +21.74% -9.41% 9 - 3
EWU United Kingdom +21.25% -7.83% 9 - 3
IJT US Small Cap Growth +20.99% -7.50% 9 - 3
EIS Israel +20.94% -7.57% 8 - 4
PPLT Platinum +20.85% -10.66% 8 - 4
XLV Healthcare +20.45% -4.87% 7 - 5
FLLA Latin America +19.53% -8.73% 6 - 6
EWJ Japan +19.33% -4.87% 9 - 3
EWG Germany +19.15% -6.53% 8 - 4
EEM Emerging Markets +18.20% -7.82% 7 - 5
VPL Pacific +18.16% -4.99% 9 - 3
GLD Gold +17.86% -4.10% 7 - 5
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds +17.37% -0.76% 10 - 2
EWO Austria +17.07% -8.85% 7 - 5
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure +16.32% -8.22% 4 - 8
PFF Preferred Stocks +15.92% -0.44% 11 - 1
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds +15.48% -1.47% 10 - 2
SLV Silver +14.88% -9.30% 6 - 6
FXI China +14.87% -11.18% 8 - 4
EWS Singapore +14.53% -9.15% 7 - 5
ARGT Argentina +14.50% -32.36% 8 - 4
TUR Turkey +14.41% -21.04% 6 - 6
PGAL Portugal +14.39% -8.17% 9 - 3
TLT Long Term Treasuries +14.12% -7.22% 6 - 6
HYG High Yield Bonds +14.09% -1.93% 10 - 2
EWW Mexico +12.64% -8.75% 8 - 4
NORW Norway +12.52% -9.36% 8 - 4
EWP Spain +11.91% -9.63% 7 - 5
DBC Commodities +11.84% -7.83% 7 - 5
XLE Energy +11.73% -12.28% 7 - 5
EWH Hong Kong +10.71% -12.71% 7 - 5
EZA South Africa +9.62% -15.54% 5 - 7
KSA Saudi Arabia +9.30% -17.28% 7 - 5
VNM Vietnam +9.13% -6.00% 6 - 6
BND US Total Bond Market +8.83% -0.57% 7 - 5
EPHE Philippines +8.50% -6.07% 7 - 5
TIP TIPS +8.35% -1.14% 9 - 3
THD Thailand +8.33% -8.53% 4 - 8
EWY South Korea +7.95% -17.71% 6 - 6
BNDX International Bonds +7.87% -1.68% 8 - 4
EPU Peru +7.31% -12.21% 7 - 5
EGPT Egypt +6.81% -11.13% 6 - 6
CPER Copper +6.69% -13.09% 7 - 5
INDA India +6.49% -9.74% 6 - 6
EIDO Indonesia +5.30% -11.74% 5 - 7
BIL US Cash +2.03% 0.00% 12 - 0
UAE United Arab Emirates +1.58% -9.98% 6 - 6
PAK Pakistan +0.94% -36.54% 5 - 7
QAT Qatar -0.33% -7.93% 7 - 5
EWM Malaysia -1.42% -8.86% 4 - 8
EPOL Poland -6.14% -15.09% 6 - 6
NGE Nigeria -13.55% -23.61% 5 - 7
ECH Chile -17.79% -34.58% 4 - 8
UNG Natural Gas -31.77% -33.31% 4 - 8
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