ETF PM REPORTS PERFORMANCE FOR INVESTABLE BENCHMARKS
THOUSAND OAKS, CA; October 3, 2013 – ETF Portfolio Management (ETF PM) today reported performance for the investable benchmarks through September 2013. Year-to-date (YTD), the eMAC returned 6.8% while the S&P 500 gained 19.7%. Income & Growth rose by 1.7% and Income was down -3.1%.
The investable benchmarks are three passive core portfolios comprised of leading ETFs from Vanguard and iShares. Over the past 10.8 years, the benchmarks returned 8% to 10% annually, or 135% to 175% in total return. These strategic portfolios yield over 2.8% per year with expense ratios under 0.20%.
Past performance does not guarantee future results.
The investable benchmarks present tough competition for active management. ETF PM’s growth benchmark is an efficient multi-asset class (eMAC) portfolio based on David Swensen’s recommendation in “Unconventional Success.” Swensen’s performance managing Yale University’s multi-billion dollar endowment fund is leading Wall Street in many respects and his views have significantly broadened the industry’s perception of proper diversification.
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