Best ETF Portfolio 2015

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 months 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
ETF Portfolio Author Return ▾ Months
Pos - Neg
Technology +9.45% 6 - 6
US Stocks Momentum +8.93% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 Momentum +7.25% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 Momentum +5.58% 6 - 6
US Stocks Quality +5.46% 6 - 6
US Stocks Minimum Volatility +5.45% 5 - 7
Cape US Sector Value Robert Shiller +4.57% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 Momentum +3.91% 5 - 7
Ark Tech Portfolio Cathie Wood +3.87% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 Momentum +2.23% 7 - 5
US Stocks ESG +2.12% 6 - 6
10-year Treasury +1.51% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 with Bitcoin +1.21% 5 - 7
Total Bond Developed World ex-US +1.19% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 with Bitcoin +1.17% 6 - 6
Talmud Portfolio Roger Gibson +1.11% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 ESG +1.04% 5 - 7
Desert Portfolio with Bitcoin Gyroscopic Investing +0.98% 5 - 7
Warren Buffett Portfolio Warren Buffett +0.96% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 20/80 +0.88% 5 - 7
All Country World Bonds +0.85% 5 - 7
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 2x Leveraged +0.67% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US 40/60 +0.56% 5 - 7
Total Bond US +0.56% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 0 Betterment +0.53% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 20/80 +0.52% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 ESG +0.50% 6 - 6
Dynamic 60/40 Income +0.49% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 40/60 +0.48% 7 - 5
Sandwich Portfolio Bob Clyatt +0.48% 6 - 6
Simple Money Portfolio Tim Maurer +0.47% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 +0.44% 6 - 6
Short Term Treasury +0.43% 7 - 5
Simple Path to Wealth JL Collins +0.41% 6 - 6
Stocks/Bonds 80/20 +0.40% 6 - 6
US Stocks +0.36% 6 - 6
All Country World 20/80 +0.31% 6 - 6
Ulcer Free Strategy Aim Ways +0.29% 6 - 6
LifeStrategy Income Fund Vanguard +0.26% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 60/40 +0.25% 5 - 7
Jane Bryant Quinn Portfolio Jane Bryant Quinn +0.25% 6 - 6
Dynamic 40/60 Income +0.21% 6 - 6
Talmud Portfolio 2x Leveraged Roger Gibson +0.17% 5 - 7
Nano Portfolio John Wasik +0.12% 4 - 8
Robo Advisor 10 Betterment +0.10% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 40/60 Momentum +0.07% 7 - 5
Stocks/Bonds 60/40 2x Leveraged +0.05% 5 - 7
Desert Portfolio Gyroscopic Investing +0.02% 6 - 6
Dedalo Four Dedalo Invest -0.03% 6 - 6
Developed World ex-US 80/20 -0.06% 5 - 7
Andrew Tobias Portfolio Andrew Tobias -0.07% 5 - 7
Shield Strategy Aim Ways -0.10% 6 - 6
US Cash -0.13% 6 - 6
Edge Select Conservative Merrill Lynch -0.16% 5 - 7
LifeStrategy Conservative Growth Vanguard -0.23% 5 - 7
All Country World 40/60 -0.23% 5 - 7
One-Decision Portfolio Marvin Appel -0.25% 7 - 5
Conservative Income Charles Schwab -0.30% 5 - 7
Dedalo Three Dedalo Invest -0.31% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 20 Betterment -0.31% 6 - 6
Simple and Cheap Time Inc -0.32% 5 - 7
PISI Portfolio Davide Pisicchio -0.33% 4 - 8
Lifepath Fund iShares -0.37% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US Stocks -0.38% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 0/100 Bill Bernstein -0.44% 4 - 8
Edge Select Moderately Conservative Merrill Lynch -0.48% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US 60/40 Momentum -0.48% 7 - 5
Tilt Toward Value Time Inc -0.49% 6 - 6
Five Fold Scott Burns -0.51% 4 - 8
Larry Portfolio Larry Swedroe -0.54% 5 - 7
Ultimate Buy&Hold FundAdvice -0.60% 5 - 7
Robust Alpha Architect -0.63% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 10/90 Bill Bernstein -0.66% 4 - 8
Core Four Rick Ferri -0.67% 5 - 7
Couch Potato Scott Burns -0.70% 7 - 5
LifeStrategy Moderate Growth Vanguard -0.72% 5 - 7
In Saecula Saeculorum Fulvio Marchese -0.75% 5 - 7
All Country World 60/40 -0.78% 5 - 7
Yale Endowment David Swensen -0.81% 4 - 8
Sheltered Sam 20/80 Bill Bernstein -0.87% 5 - 7
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund DFA -0.87% 5 - 7
Coffeehouse Bill Schultheis -0.91% 7 - 5
Lazy Portfolio David Swensen -0.95% 5 - 7
Big Rocks Portfolio Larry Swedroe -0.97% 6 - 6
Edge Select Moderate Merrill Lynch -1.02% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 30/70 Bill Bernstein -1.08% 5 - 7
Three Funds Bogleheads -1.14% 5 - 7
Second Grader's Starter Paul Farrell -1.16% 5 - 7
Aim comfortable trip Aim Ways -1.20% 6 - 6
LifeStrategy Growth Fund Vanguard -1.21% 5 - 7
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy Paul Merriman -1.21% 6 - 6
Four Square Scott Burns -1.25% 5 - 7
Coward's Portfolio Bill Bernstein -1.25% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 40/60 Bill Bernstein -1.30% 5 - 7
All Country World 80/20 -1.32% 5 - 7
No Brainer Portfolio Bill Bernstein -1.35% 6 - 6
Four Funds Bogleheads -1.37% 5 - 7
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive Merrill Lynch -1.40% 5 - 7
Desert Portfolio 2x Leveraged Gyroscopic Investing -1.47% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 50/50 Bill Bernstein -1.51% 6 - 6
Global Market Portfolio Credit Suisse -1.54% 5 - 7
Robo Advisor 50 Betterment -1.55% 5 - 7
Weird Portfolio Value Stock Geek -1.57% 5 - 7
Developed World ex-US Stocks Momentum -1.60% 6 - 6
Aim Bold Strategy Aim Ways -1.61% 6 - 6
Late Sixties and Beyond Burton Malkiel -1.63% 5 - 7
Ideal Index Frank Armstrong -1.66% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 60/40 Bill Bernstein -1.72% 5 - 7
US Inflation Protection -1.75% 4 - 8
Edge Select Aggressive Merrill Lynch -1.81% 5 - 7
Simplified Permanent Portfolio -1.82% 3 - 9
All Country World Stocks -1.86% 5 - 7
Sheltered Sam 70/30 Bill Bernstein -1.94% 5 - 7
European Stocks -1.94% 6 - 6
Dedalo Eleven Dedalo Invest -2.03% 5 - 7
Margaritaville Scott Burns -2.03% 5 - 7
Permanent Portfolio with Bitcoin Harry Browne -2.10% 3 - 9
All Weather Portfolio with Bitcoin Ray Dalio -2.11% 3 - 9
Sheltered Sam 80/20 Bill Bernstein -2.15% 6 - 6
Long Term Portfolio Ben Stein -2.18% 5 - 7
Gretchen Tai Portfolio Gretchen Tai -2.21% 5 - 7
Mid-Fifties Burton Malkiel -2.27% 5 - 7
Family Taxable Portfolio Ted Aronson -2.35% 6 - 6
Sheltered Sam 90/10 Bill Bernstein -2.36% 6 - 6
Robo Advisor 80 Betterment -2.47% 4 - 8
Marc Faber Portfolio Marc Faber -2.47% 3 - 9
Perfect Portfolio Ben Stein -2.48% 4 - 8
Sheltered Sam 100/0 Bill Bernstein -2.58% 6 - 6
Late Thirties to Early Forties Burton Malkiel -2.65% 4 - 8
US Stocks Equal Weight -2.66% 6 - 6
Golden Butterfly with Bitcoin -2.76% 3 - 9
Mid-Twenties Burton Malkiel -2.79% 4 - 8
Robo Advisor 90 Betterment -2.80% 4 - 8
Pinwheel -2.88% 4 - 8
Permanent Portfolio Harry Browne -3.06% 2 - 10
GAA Global Asset Allocation Mebane Faber -3.07% 5 - 7
Gone Fishin' Portfolio Alexander Green -3.07% 4 - 8
All Weather Portfolio Ray Dalio -3.23% 3 - 9
Robo Advisor 100 Betterment -3.25% 5 - 7
Rob Arnott Portfolio Rob Arnott -3.26% 4 - 8
Eliminate Fat Tails Larry Swedroe -3.40% 5 - 7
Seven Value Scott Burns -3.57% 5 - 7
Golden Butterfly Tyler -3.71% 3 - 9
High Yield Bonds Income -3.94% 5 - 7
Six Ways from Sunday Scott Burns -4.01% 5 - 7
US Stocks Value -4.32% 6 - 6
Simplified Permanent Portfolio 2x Leveraged -4.99% 3 - 9
Golden Butterfly 2x Leveraged -5.12% 3 - 9
Paul Boyer Portfolio Paul Boyer -5.29% 2 - 10
Five Asset Roger Gibson -5.77% 4 - 8
7Twelve Portfolio Craig Israelsen -6.71% 3 - 9
Aggressive Global Income -6.99% 3 - 9
Ivy Portfolio Mebane Faber -7.10% 3 - 9
All Weather Portfolio 2x Leveraged Ray Dalio -8.24% 3 - 9
Gold -10.67% 4 - 8
Emerging Markets Stocks -16.18% 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.

Check all the Investment Themes

INVESTMENT THEMES - 2015 RETURNS AND STATS
Period: 01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
ETF Investment Theme Return ▾ Months
Pos - Neg
EIRL
Ireland +22.81% 7 - 5
EDEN
Denmark +20.62% 8 - 4
EWK
Belgium +13.80% 8 - 4
XLY
Consumer Discretionary +9.91% 5 - 7
QQQ
US Technology +9.45% 6 - 6
EWJ
Japan +9.17% 8 - 4
EIS
Israel +7.79% 7 - 5
XLP
Consumer Staples +6.89% 6 - 6
XLV
Healthcare +6.84% 7 - 5
XLK
Information Technology +5.49% 6 - 6
EMQQ
Emerging Markets E-Commerce +4.96% 5 - 7
EWO
Austria +4.60% 4 - 8
PFF
Preferred Stocks +4.27% 7 - 5
ICLN
Global Clean Energy +3.81% 6 - 6
VUG
US Large Cap Growth +3.25% 6 - 6
EWI
Italy +3.12% 6 - 6
IJT
US Small Cap Growth +2.70% 7 - 5
XLC
Communication Services +2.70% 3 - 9
VNQ
US REITs +2.42% 6 - 6
XLRE
Real Estate +2.42% 6 - 6
PGAL
Portugal +2.34% 6 - 6
VPL
Pacific +2.03% 6 - 6
IJK
US Mid Cap Growth +1.91% 7 - 5
EWN
Netherlands +1.50% 6 - 6
SPY
US Large Cap Blend +1.25% 6 - 6
BNDX
International Bonds +1.19% 6 - 6
EMB
Emerg. Market Bonds +1.04% 7 - 5
BND
US Total Bond Market +0.56% 5 - 7
VTI
US Total Stock Market +0.36% 6 - 6
EWL
Switzerland +0.29% 7 - 5
EWQ
France +0.24% 5 - 7
BIL
US Cash -0.13% 6 - 6
VTV
US Large Cap Value -0.98% 6 - 6
EFA
EAFE Stocks -1.00% 6 - 6
EWH
Hong Kong -1.17% 5 - 7
LQD
Invest. Grade Bonds -1.25% 5 - 7
CGW
Global Water -1.68% 5 - 7
XLF
Financials -1.74% 6 - 6
TIP
TIPS -1.75% 4 - 8
TLT
Long Term Treasuries -1.79% 4 - 8
VT
World All Countries -1.86% 5 - 7
VOE
US Mid Cap Value -1.89% 5 - 7
VGK
Europe -1.94% 6 - 6
ENZL
New Zealand -1.99% 5 - 7
IJR
US Small Cap Blend -2.07% 6 - 6
HACK
Cyber Security -2.23% 6 - 6
IJH
US Mid Cap Blend -2.33% 6 - 6
ARGT
Argentina -2.77% 4 - 8
EWG
Germany -2.79% 6 - 6
XLI
Industrials -4.30% 5 - 7
EWD
Sweden -4.54% 6 - 6
XLU
Utilities -4.91% 6 - 6
HYG
High Yield Bonds -5.03% 5 - 7
IJS
US Small Cap Value -6.90% 6 - 6
EWU
United Kingdom -7.03% 6 - 6
INDA
India -7.12% 6 - 6
EWY
South Korea -8.03% 6 - 6
XLB
Materials -8.67% 5 - 7
EWA
Australia -9.96% 5 - 7
GLD
Gold -10.67% 4 - 8
EPHE
Philippines -10.85% 4 - 8
IGF
Global Infrastructure -12.09% 5 - 7
SLV
Silver -12.42% 4 - 8
EWT
Taiwan -12.87% 4 - 8
FXI
China -12.93% 4 - 8
EWW
Mexico -14.25% 3 - 9
EMIF
Emerging Markets Infrastructure -14.37% 4 - 8
UAE
United Arab Emirates -15.30% 4 - 8
EWP
Spain -15.51% 4 - 8
NORW
Norway -15.73% 5 - 7
EEM
Emerging Markets -16.18% 3 - 9
QAT
Qatar -16.40% 5 - 7
EWS
Singapore -18.34% 4 - 8
ECH
Chile -18.51% 3 - 9
VNM
Vietnam -20.11% 4 - 8
EWM
Malaysia -20.67% 5 - 7
XLE
Energy -21.47% 3 - 9
THD
Thailand -22.02% 3 - 9
EIDO
Indonesia -22.80% 6 - 6
EPOL
Poland -23.19% 2 - 10
EWC
Canada -23.91% 3 - 9
CPER
Copper -24.97% 4 - 8
EZA
South Africa -26.03% 5 - 7
PPLT
Platinum -26.67% 4 - 8
DBC
Commodities -27.59% 4 - 8
PALL
Palladium -30.09% 5 - 7
NGE
Nigeria -30.21% 3 - 9
FLLA
Latin America -30.66% 4 - 8
TUR
Turkey -31.44% 2 - 10
EGPT
Egypt -33.38% 3 - 9
EPU
Peru -35.88% 3 - 9
GREK
Greece -39.71% 4 - 8
GXG
Colombia -41.07% 3 - 9
UNG
Natural Gas -41.30% 3 - 9
EWZ
Brazil -41.74% 4 - 8
USO
WTI Crude Oil -45.97% 4 - 8
BNO
Brent Oil -46.08% 4 - 8
Legend: Stocks Fixed Income Commodities