The Permanent Portfolio

Yearly Permanent Portfolio Results, 1970 through 2003

1970   +   4.1%

1980   + 22.1%

1990   –  0 .7%

2000   +   2.7%

1971   + 13.4%

1981   –   6.2%

1991   + 11.5%

2001   –   1.0%

1972   + 18.7%

1982   + 23.3%

1992   +   4.0%

2002   +   7.2%

1973   + 10.6%

1983   +   4.3%

1993   + 12.6%

2003   + 11.8%

1974   + 12.3%

1984   +   1.1%

1994   –  2 .4%

2004

1975   +   3.7%

1985   + 20.1%

1995   + 16.6%

2005

1976   + 10.1%

1986   + 21.7%

1996   +   5.2%

2006

1977   +   5.2%

1987   +   5.3%

1997   +   6.7%

 

1978   + 15.0%

1988   +   3.6%

1998   +   7.4%

 

1979   + 36.7%

1989   + 14.8%

1999   +   4.7%

 

Comparison among Investments in Recent Years

Year

Portfolio

Stocks

Bonds

Gold

Cash

2000

+ 2.7%

– 8.7%

+ 21.2%

– 6.5%

+ 6.0%

2001

– 1. 0%

– 11.9%

+   1.6%

+ 1.4%

+ 5.4%

2002

+ 7.2%

– 21.9%

+ 17.5%

+ 23.5%

+ 1.8%

2003

+ 11.8%

+ 26.5%

+ 5.5%

+ 19.2%

+ 1.4%

2004          
2005          
2006          

      Stock results are for an S&P 500 Index mutual fund, and include reinvestment of dividends.
         Bond results are for a 30-year T-bond, and include interest received.
         Gold results are for American Eagle 1-ounce coins.
         Cash results are for Treasury bills, assuming that a 1-year bill was bought at the start of each 
         year.

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