Find Your Best Investment Portfolio
Choose a Portfolio Recipe that delivers higher return, lower risk, with lower fees.

Looking for an easier way to invest?
Use a Portfolio Recipe from VizMetrics to create a portfolio and improve your investment results.

Create your best portfolio by choosing from over 250 Portfolio Recipes that are carefully tracked by VizMetrics. 

VizMetrics publishes full details for every Portfolio Recipe, including the underlying ingredients (ETFs or mutual funds), the exact percentage allocation to each ingredient, total return history, risk profile, risk-adjusted return, and many more metrics. 

VizMetrics Portfolio Recipes cover a variety of investment strategies including tactical/dynamic, strategic/static, and professionally managed funds.

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The Results: how the Portfolio Recipes have performed.

The scatterplots below show risk vs. return for every Portfolio Recipe that we track, for the period ending Oct 31, 2015. Each dot represents a separate Portfolio Recipe. The best Portfolio Recipes (with highest return and lowest risk) appear at the top left of each scatterplot. This is just a sample; a VizMetrics subscription gives you several ways to compare and choose a Portfolio Recipe.

Asset Allocation Portfolio Recipes

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Use the scatterplots to find your ideal portfolio that meets your risk and return preferences. Then easily invest in that Portfolio Recipe (see "The Process," below). You can also use the full list of all Portfolio Recipes to rank and sort based on all the key risk and return metrics, using a page like this:

The best performing Portfolio Recipes over the last 12 months (through Oct 31, 2015)
  • 14.0% annual return from AQR Multi-Strategy Alternative I (ASAIX)
  • 9.2% annual return from Credit Suisse Long/Short Liquid Index ETN (CSLS)
  • 7.9% annual return from VizMetrics Minimum Drawdown Portfolio (t.loss)

The best performing Portfolio Recipes over the last 7 years (through Oct 31, 2015)

  • 25.0% annual return from VizMetrics Pure Momentum Portfolio (t.pure)
  • 19.4% annual return from Forward Select Income Institutional (KIFYX)
  • 17.2% annual return from Nuveen Credit Strategies Income (JQC)

The best performing Portfolio Recipes over the last 10 years (through Oct 31, 2015)

  • 22.7% annual return from VizMetrics Pure Momentum Portfolio (t.pure)
  • 14.9% annual return from VizMetrics Adaptive Portfolio (t.aaad)
  • 12.6% annual return from VizMetrics Target Return Portfolio (t.trdd)

Once you've found a Portfolio Recipe that you like, investigate further by clicking on the name of the Portfolio Recipe. This reveals the detailed VizMetrics analysis with risk metrics, total return results, risk vs. return measures, peer comparisons, and correlations.
 Portfolio Recipe detail:
description, ingredients, and peer comparison
Portfolio Recipe detail:
5-year total return graph
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Risk vs. Return metrics

Performance data for the VizMetrics Tactical Portfolio Recipes went live in March 2014 and performance prior to that date is based on applying the same recipe algorithms to earlier data.

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The Process: how to choose, invest, and rebalance using a Portfolio Recipe.

Once you've found your ideal Portfolio Recipe, you can easily invest using the Choose-Invest-RebalanceTM process.

Step 1. Choose a Portfolio Recipe that fits your needs based on risk and reward.

  • Easy comparisons. As described above, compare results for over 250 Portfolio Recipes, and compare and sort all of them using scatterplots and rankings.
  • Choose from a variety of Portfolio Recipes. The Portfolio Recipes cover a range of methodologies, algorithms, risk levels, and performance results.
    • 34 Tactical Portfolio Recipes, which have a dynamic allocation that changes monthly
    • 31 Strategic Portfolio Recipes, which have a static allocation
    • 240 Tactical Managed Funds from professional investment managers

Step 2. Invest in your Portfolio Recipe with a few clicks.

Use easy-to-follow instructions to buy the underlying ingredients for your Portfolio Recipe at or at your favorite brokerage.

  • To invest with, refer to "how to invest in a tactical portfolio." Also, selected Portfolio Recipes have been setup as "Ready to Go (RTG)" Folios. Refer to "how to invest in a Ready-to-Go Portfolio" for instructions on how to invest with just a few clicks.
  • To invest in a Portfolio Recipe at your favorite brokerage, follow the instructions on the Choose-Invest-Rebalance page.

Step 3. Rebalance monthly and monitor your portfolio's performance.

Rebalancing is the process of updating your portfolio to align with the latest Portfolio Recipe. 

VizMetrics provides easy-to-follow instructions for how to rebalance your portfolio. This can be done with one-click rebalancing using Ready-to-Go (RTG) Folios at, or you can rebalance at your favorite brokerage.

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