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Performance: The ETFOptimize Investment Strategies utilize passive, index-based Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), but then add a slight bit of trading activity (an average of just three trades per year) to optimize a portfolio's holdings for changes in economic and market conditions. Each strategy consistently anticipates stock-market directional changes... (continue reading)
How to select a strategy that's right for you: The ETFOptimize strategies provide you with a nearly foolproof way to invest over the coming decades with a miniscule amount of risk and exceptionally high returns. However, there is one very consequential factor that will determine your long-term investing success – and which strategy you choose will play a significant role in your interaction with this factor. For this reason, we use a well-regarded measure of a strategy's... (to continue reading, click the link below).
Annual Return: 13.97%
Average Max Drawdown: -8.99%
Risk-Adjusted Return: 2.33
Average Hold Time: 6.54 months
Consistent profitability, with a perfectly straight-line, 14% Annual Return and Avg Max-Drawdown of just -9% gives this...
Annual Return: 25.71%
Average Max Drawdown: -10.96%
Risk-Adjusted Return: 2.17
Average Hold Time: 2 months
A two-asset combo of S&P 500-based ETFs and Fixed-Income ETFs provides strong upside with minimal drawdowns...
Annual Return: 28.95%
Average Max Drawdown: -11.28%
Risk-Adjusted Return: 2.29
Average Hold Time: 5.3 months
This two-asset strategy combines the 2 optimum Equity ETFs with the 2 optimum Fixed-Income ETFs at any given time...
Annual Return: 30.82%
Average Max Drawdown: -13.26%
Risk-Adjusted Return: 2.13
Average Hold Time: 2.01 months
Rotates between one of five S&P 500-based ETF's or a cash-proxy ETF to generate exceptional returns...
Annual Return: 36.23%
Average Max Drawdown: -14.74%
Risk-Adjusted Return: 2.18
Average Hold Time: 3.22 months
Using standard and leveraged Equity ETF's, this strategy produces our highest returns with reduced drawdowns...
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NOTE: "Annual Max Drawdown" is the average of the worst drawdown in each individual calendar year since inception.
"Risk-Adjusted Return" is based on the Sortino Ratio. See each strategy's Key Statistics Summary for further information.