Period: 01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (12 months).

The best ETF Portfolio of 2021 is:
Roger Gibson Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged, with a +46.68% return.

The best Investment Theme of 2021 is:
WTI Crude Oil, with a +64.68% return.

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

2021 - ETF Portfolio Returns

The following table represents Lazy ETF Portfolio 2021 YTD returns and stats. Columns are sortable, and portfolio risk filters can be used.

LAZY ETF PORTFOLIOS - 2021 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
Risk Filter:
ETF Portfolio Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Roger Gibson
+46.68% -8.28% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged
+33.12% -7.42% 9 - 3
US Stocks Equal Weight
+29.41% -3.79% 9 - 3
Cape US Sector Value
Robert Shiller
+27.80% -5.00% 9 - 3
Technology
+27.42% -5.68% 9 - 3
US Stocks ESG
+26.20% -5.21% 8 - 4
US Stocks
+25.67% -4.46% 9 - 3
US Stocks Value
+25.21% -3.32% 8 - 4
Warren Buffett Portfolio
Warren Buffett
+24.59% -4.32% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 100/0
Bill Bernstein
+23.26% -3.71% 9 - 3
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
+22.77% -3.55% 10 - 2
Seven Value
Scott Burns
+22.53% -2.24% 9 - 3
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
+22.27% -4.02% 10 - 2
Six Ways from Sunday
Scott Burns
+21.86% -2.10% 9 - 3
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
+21.44% -3.93% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 90/10
Bill Bernstein
+21.12% -3.42% 9 - 3
US Stocks Minimum Volatility
+20.84% -4.99% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 80/20
+20.16% -3.88% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Ray Dalio
+19.72% -5.30% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged
+19.46% -6.16% 9 - 3
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
+19.37% -3.67% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 80/20
Bill Bernstein
+18.98% -3.12% 10 - 2
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
+18.79% -3.72% 9 - 3
All Country World Stocks
+18.27% -4.10% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
+18.02% -3.75% 9 - 3
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
+17.70% -3.84% 9 - 3
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
+17.53% -3.85% 9 - 3
Robust
Alpha Architect
+17.40% -3.99% 10 - 2
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
+17.34% -3.57% 10 - 2
Core Four
Rick Ferri
+17.18% -3.72% 9 - 3
Aggressive Global Income
+17.07% -3.13% 8 - 4
European Stocks
+16.88% -5.48% 8 - 4
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio
Jane Bryant Quinn
+16.85% -3.45% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged
+16.84% -5.71% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 70/30
Bill Bernstein
+16.83% -2.82% 10 - 2
Long Term Portfolio
Ben Stein
+16.72% -3.20% 10 - 2
Perfect Portfolio
Ben Stein
+16.52% -2.88% 9 - 3
One-Decision Portfolio
Marvin Appel
+16.51% -2.73% 10 - 2
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
+16.41% -3.52% 10 - 2
Nano Portfolio
John Wasik
+16.29% -3.22% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
+16.04% -3.56% 9 - 3
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
+15.90% -3.98% 9 - 3
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
+15.84% -3.97% 9 - 3
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
+15.75% -3.95% 9 - 3
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+15.74% -3.70% 10 - 2
Four Funds
Bogleheads
+15.70% -3.50% 9 - 3
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
+15.67% -2.76% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin
+15.60% -3.35% 8 - 4
Five Fold
Scott Burns
+15.57% -3.25% 9 - 3
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
+15.40% -3.79% 9 - 3
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+15.39% -2.73% 9 - 3
Dynamic 60/40 Income
+15.27% -2.58% 9 - 3
Coffeehouse
Bill Schultheis
+15.24% -2.68% 10 - 2
Three Funds
Bogleheads
+14.95% -3.53% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG
+14.84% -3.74% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 60/40
Bill Bernstein
+14.69% -2.50% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
+14.66% -3.24% 9 - 3
LifeStrategy Growth Fund
Vanguard
+14.57% -3.51% 9 - 3
All Country World 80/20
+14.21% -3.60% 9 - 3
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
+13.98% -2.66% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
+13.94% -3.34% 9 - 3
Tilt Toward Value
Time Inc
+13.78% -3.02% 9 - 3
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
+13.60% -2.35% 9 - 3
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+13.59% -2.22% 8 - 4
Pinwheel
+13.53% -3.10% 9 - 3
US Stocks Momentum
+13.37% -4.41% 6 - 6
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
+13.33% -2.96% 10 - 2
Marc Faber Portfolio
Marc Faber
+12.98% -3.70% 7 - 5
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
+12.88% -3.28% 9 - 3
Simple and Cheap
Time Inc
+12.62% -3.15% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 50/50
Bill Bernstein
+12.55% -2.18% 10 - 2
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
+12.36% -2.79% 9 - 3
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged
Gyroscopic Investing
+12.18% -5.79% 8 - 4
Gretchen Tai Portfolio
Gretchen Tai
+12.15% -3.19% 9 - 3
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
+12.14% -2.75% 9 - 3
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
+11.93% -2.70% 9 - 3
Developed World ex-US Stocks
+11.67% -4.89% 8 - 4
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
+11.58% -2.98% 9 - 3
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
+11.49% -2.60% 9 - 3
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
+11.04% -1.71% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin
+10.61% -2.56% 9 - 3
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
+10.46% -2.79% 9 - 3
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth
Vanguard
+10.43% -2.95% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 40/60
Bill Bernstein
+10.41% -1.84% 10 - 2
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum
+10.32% -3.67% 6 - 6
All Country World 60/40
+10.14% -3.08% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin
+10.09% -2.68% 8 - 4
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
+9.88% -2.74% 10 - 2
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
+9.66% -2.75% 9 - 3
Golden Butterfly
+9.35% -2.45% 8 - 4
Four Square
Scott Burns
+9.33% -2.52% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG
+9.16% -2.92% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
+9.15% -2.56% 9 - 3
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin
Ray Dalio
+8.91% -2.58% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 80/20
+8.88% -4.09% 8 - 4
GAA Global Asset Allocation
Mebane Faber
+8.69% -2.47% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 30/70
Bill Bernstein
+8.27% -1.49% 10 - 2
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged
+8.10% -7.85% 6 - 6
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
+8.08% -3.71% 7 - 5
Lifepath Fund
iShares
+8.05% -2.34% 9 - 3
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
+7.95% -2.64% 9 - 3
Global Market Portfolio
Credit Suisse
+7.49% -2.99% 8 - 4
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum
+7.27% -2.88% 6 - 6
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
+7.04% -1.33% 9 - 3
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin
Gyroscopic Investing
+7.03% -2.41% 8 - 4
Dynamic 40/60 Income
+6.72% -1.83% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum
+6.60% -4.63% 8 - 4
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+6.44% -2.24% 9 - 3
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth
Vanguard
+6.29% -2.35% 9 - 3
Sheltered Sam 20/80
Bill Bernstein
+6.12% -1.13% 10 - 2
Developed World ex-US 60/40
+6.09% -3.26% 8 - 4
All Country World 40/60
+6.07% -2.52% 8 - 4
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
+5.76% -2.29% 8 - 4
US Inflation Protection
+5.67% -1.95% 8 - 4
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin
Harry Browne
+5.47% -2.85% 7 - 5
Eliminate Fat Tails
Larry Swedroe
+5.40% -1.26% 9 - 3
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum
+4.23% -2.38% 6 - 6
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
+4.21% -4.43% 7 - 5
Sheltered Sam 10/90
Bill Bernstein
+3.98% -0.76% 9 - 3
Simplified Permanent Portfolio
+3.72% -3.81% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 20/80
+3.64% -1.82% 7 - 5
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
+3.46% -1.41% 8 - 4
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
+3.41% -2.64% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 40/60
+3.30% -2.38% 7 - 5
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum
+3.05% -2.69% 7 - 5
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
+2.61% -1.26% 9 - 3
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
+2.43% -1.40% 8 - 4
LifeStrategy Income Fund
Vanguard
+2.15% -1.71% 7 - 5
All Country World 20/80
+2.00% -1.92% 8 - 4
Sheltered Sam 0/100
Bill Bernstein
+1.84% -0.85% 8 - 4
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum
+1.27% -2.17% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum
+1.18% -2.95% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
+0.88% -0.88% 7 - 5
High Yield Bonds Income
+0.88% -3.16% 7 - 5
Developed World ex-US 20/80
+0.51% -1.64% 7 - 5
Paul Boyer Portfolio
Paul Boyer
+0.51% -3.38% 6 - 6
Short Term Treasury
-0.72% -0.74% 4 - 8
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
-0.79% -0.81% 4 - 8
Total Bond US
-1.86% -3.64% 6 - 6
All Country World Bonds
-2.06% -3.44% 5 - 7
Total Bond Developed World ex-US
-2.28% -2.58% 3 - 9
10-year Treasury
-3.33% -5.73% 5 - 7
Emerging Markets Stocks
-3.61% -11.44% 8 - 4
Gold
-4.15% -10.32% 5 - 7
Ark Tech Portfolio
Cathie Wood
-18.06% -25.95% 5 - 7

2021 - Best Investment Themes

Portfolios can be specialized with particular Investment Themes.

In the following table, the best (and worst) Investment Themes 2021 YTD returns. Columns are sortable.

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INVESTMENT THEMES - 2021 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Drawdown Months
Pos - Neg
USO WTI Crude Oil +64.68% -16.17% 9 - 3
BNO Brent Oil +62.34% -15.96% 9 - 3
XLE Energy +53.31% -10.15% 9 - 3
XLRE Real Estate +45.26% -6.77% 10 - 2
UAE United Arab Emirates +44.10% -1.58% 7 - 5
DBC Commodities +41.36% -8.76% 9 - 3
VNQ US REITs +40.52% -5.68% 10 - 2
UNG Natural Gas +35.76% -38.05% 8 - 4
XLK Information Technology +34.83% -5.84% 9 - 3
XLF Financials +34.82% -5.71% 7 - 5
KSA Saudi Arabia +33.56% -8.90% 11 - 1
CGW Global Water +31.71% -6.02% 10 - 2
EWO Austria +31.54% -4.16% 9 - 3
IJS US Small Cap Value +30.53% -5.04% 8 - 4
IFRA US Infrastructure +29.81% -5.94% 8 - 4
EWT Taiwan +28.94% -4.54% 9 - 3
VOE US Mid Cap Value +28.76% -3.79% 8 - 4
SPY US Large Cap Blend +28.74% -4.66% 9 - 3
XLY Consumer Discretionary +27.93% -3.40% 9 - 3
XLB Materials +27.45% -8.55% 8 - 4
QQQ US Technology +27.42% -5.68% 9 - 3
VUG US Large Cap Growth +27.34% -5.32% 9 - 3
EWC Canada +27.00% -4.59% 8 - 4
IDRV Self-Driving EV and Tech +27.00% -3.97% 10 - 2
IJR US Small Cap Blend +26.60% -2.92% 9 - 3
VTV US Large Cap Value +26.51% -3.94% 8 - 4
VTI US Total Stock Market +25.67% -4.46% 9 - 3
XLV Healthcare +25.59% -5.85% 9 - 3
CPER Copper +25.22% -13.17% 7 - 5
IJH US Mid Cap Blend +24.71% -4.01% 9 - 3
SNSR Internet Of Things +23.66% -4.65% 9 - 3
EWD Sweden +22.86% -7.35% 8 - 4
EIS Israel +22.84% -0.84% 9 - 3
EWN Netherlands +22.74% -7.14% 9 - 3
IJT US Small Cap Growth +22.37% -3.52% 9 - 3
VNM Vietnam +22.05% -7.31% 9 - 3
EWQ France +21.47% -3.87% 8 - 4
INDA India +21.41% -2.75% 9 - 3
XLI Industrials +21.09% -6.33% 8 - 4
EWW Mexico +20.31% -11.35% 9 - 3
EWL Switzerland +20.19% -8.38% 8 - 4
IJK US Mid Cap Growth +18.68% -4.20% 9 - 3
VT World All Countries +18.27% -4.10% 9 - 3
EWU United Kingdom +18.22% -4.87% 8 - 4
NORW Norway +18.11% -8.95% 8 - 4
XLP Consumer Staples +17.20% -6.15% 7 - 5
VGK Europe +16.88% -5.48% 8 - 4
XLU Utilities +16.81% -6.92% 6 - 6
XT Exponential Techonologies +16.43% -4.77% 10 - 2
XLC Communication Services +15.96% -11.82% 9 - 3
EDEN Denmark +14.80% -7.14% 9 - 3
QAT Qatar +14.42% -3.59% 7 - 5
EWI Italy +14.41% -6.03% 8 - 4
EIRL Ireland +13.72% -15.08% 8 - 4
EWK Belgium +12.87% -7.23% 6 - 6
EPOL Poland +12.22% -12.12% 6 - 6
IGF Global Infrastructure +11.58% -5.07% 8 - 4
EFA EAFE Stocks +11.46% -4.71% 8 - 4
EGPT Egypt +11.36% -11.21% 8 - 4
EWA Australia +8.95% -7.56% 7 - 5
BOTZ Robotics and Artificial Intelligence +8.65% -4.62% 5 - 7
EZA South Africa +7.92% -14.67% 7 - 5
PFF Preferred Stocks +7.13% -2.58% 8 - 4
HACK Cyber Security +7.00% -8.24% 8 - 4
GREK Greece +6.16% -10.80% 6 - 6
EWG Germany +5.84% -9.59% 7 - 5
TIP TIPS +5.67% -1.95% 8 - 4
EWS Singapore +5.56% -6.81% 7 - 5
BLCN Blockchain +4.86% -14.79% 7 - 5
ARGT Argentina +3.83% -20.76% 7 - 5
HYG High Yield Bonds +3.75% -1.84% 7 - 5
EMIF Emerging Markets Infrastructure +3.72% -9.72% 7 - 5
PGAL Portugal +2.64% -10.13% 7 - 5
THD Thailand +1.85% -10.00% 6 - 6
EWJ Japan +1.17% -5.58% 6 - 6
VPL Pacific +1.12% -6.37% 6 - 6
EWP Spain +0.27% -16.26% 7 - 5
BIL US Cash -0.10% -0.10% 4 - 8
EIDO Indonesia -0.60% -13.67% 4 - 8
LQD Invest. Grade Bonds -1.85% -5.47% 5 - 7
BND US Total Bond Market -1.86% -3.64% 6 - 6
EPHE Philippines -2.22% -13.88% 6 - 6
EMB Emerg. Market Bonds -2.24% -5.47% 7 - 5
BNDX International Bonds -2.28% -2.58% 3 - 9
EWH Hong Kong -3.48% -15.94% 7 - 5
EEM Emerging Markets -3.61% -11.44% 8 - 4
IDNA Genomics Immunology and Healthcare -3.99% -18.21% 4 - 8
GLD Gold -4.15% -10.32% 5 - 7
TLT Long Term Treasuries -4.60% -13.92% 6 - 6
EWM Malaysia -7.41% -11.57% 5 - 7
EWY South Korea -7.56% -18.73% 6 - 6
FLLA Latin America -9.34% -22.53% 5 - 7
PPLT Platinum -10.75% -22.27% 5 - 7
ENZL New Zealand -11.38% -13.06% 4 - 8
GXG Colombia -11.48% -17.36% 7 - 5
EPU Peru -11.83% -28.29% 5 - 7
NGE Nigeria -12.30% -20.80% 6 - 6
SLV Silver -12.45% -20.77% 5 - 7
EBIZ Global E-Commerce -13.27% -21.38% 6 - 6
PAK Pakistan -14.66% -20.85% 4 - 8
EWZ Brazil -17.27% -28.49% 5 - 7
ECH Chile -20.02% -29.46% 5 - 7
FXI China -20.05% -24.79% 4 - 8
PALL Palladium -23.26% -41.41% 5 - 7
ICLN Global Clean Energy -24.19% -28.15% 4 - 8
TUR Turkey -27.48% -30.79% 7 - 5
EMQQ Emerging Markets E-Commerce -32.53% -39.41% 5 - 7
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