Titanium

for US Investors

last updated September 24, 2021

10.6% compound annual growth since 1969 (53 years)

About This Strategy

This strategy merges the returns of STAG with the safety of WWW into one coherent strategy.

It is designed to create above stock market returns with much lower risk.

Statistics below are from 1969 to 2021

Summary Statistics

Pain Measures

Worst Drops In Value

strategy
Titanium
Worst PointPrev HighBottom
-17.4%Feb 21, 2020Mar 20, 2020
-16.7%Jan 21, 1980Apr 22, 1980
-16.6%Aug 25, 1987Oct 26, 1987
 
compare to
US 60% stocks / 40% bonds
Worst PointPrev HighBottom
-32.1%Dec 10, 2007Mar 09, 2009
-24.0%Sep 01, 2000Jul 23, 2002
-23.5%Jul 27, 1973Oct 04, 1974
strategy
Titanium
Worst PointPrev HighBottom
-17.4%Feb 21, 2020Mar 20, 2020
-16.7%Jan 21, 1980Apr 22, 1980
-16.6%Aug 25, 1987Oct 26, 1987
compare to
US 60% stocks / 40% bonds
Worst PointPrev HighBottom
-32.1%Dec 10, 2007Mar 09, 2009
-24.0%Sep 01, 2000Jul 23, 2002
-23.5%Jul 27, 1973Oct 04, 1974

Longest Periods Without New Highs

strategy
Titanium
DurationBeganEnded
38 monthsMar 27, 2000May 20, 2003
31 monthsJan 21, 1980Aug 20, 1982
22 monthsAug 25, 1987Jun 27, 1989
 
compare to
US 60% stocks / 40% bonds
DurationBeganEnded
40 monthsSep 01, 2000Jan 14, 2004
34 monthsDec 10, 2007Sep 24, 2010
23 monthsJul 27, 1973Jun 24, 1975
strategy
Titanium
DurationBeganEnded
38 monthsMar 27, 2000May 20, 2003
31 monthsJan 21, 1980Aug 20, 1982
22 monthsAug 25, 1987Jun 27, 1989
compare to
US 60% stocks / 40% bonds
DurationBeganEnded
40 monthsSep 01, 2000Jan 14, 2004
34 monthsDec 10, 2007Sep 24, 2010
23 monthsJul 27, 1973Jun 24, 1975

If the main chart does not exactly match the stats in the boxes above, this is because the chart only shows month end values, whereas the stats are generated using portfolio values at the end of every single day.

Titanium - Monthly & Annual Returns

% Profitable Months = 65.1%   Best Month Return = 12.6%   Worst Month Return = -12.5%   

YEARJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecOVERALL
2021-1.1%0.3%1.1%4.2%1.9%0.3%0.8%1.1%-1.3%7.5%
20202.8%-3.5%-5.7%5.7%1.4%1.2%5.0%1.6%-2.3%-1.6%3.6%3.1%11.2%
20194.1%0.9%1.7%0.3%-0.1%3.4%0.4%3.6%-0.6%1.0%0.4%1.1%17.4%
20183.5%-3.2%-0.8%-0.3%1.3%-0.9%1.1%1.5%-0.2%-4.7%0.9%-3.5%-5.5%
20172.0%2.1%-0.1%0.9%0.6%0.6%1.6%1.1%0.3%1.3%1.3%1.1%13.6%
2016-0.9%2.1%2.2%0.7%-0.8%4.7%1.7%-1.6%-0.2%-2.6%-1.3%0.5%4.3%
20152.0%-0.0%-0.3%-1.1%0.5%-2.0%1.5%-3.4%-1.4%4.1%-0.9%-0.7%-1.8%
2014-1.3%4.0%0.1%0.3%1.3%2.5%-2.0%3.1%-2.8%1.6%1.8%0.6%9.4%
20132.4%-0.0%2.2%1.5%-1.8%-2.6%3.8%-1.6%2.2%2.8%0.7%1.0%11.1%
20122.6%-0.1%-0.2%1.0%-1.0%2.1%1.2%1.3%1.9%-1.3%0.5%0.6%8.7%
2011-1.6%3.1%1.1%3.5%-1.3%-1.8%0.4%1.0%-4.9%3.8%0.3%-0.6%2.7%
2010-3.2%2.6%4.2%2.9%-4.3%-2.6%3.4%0.2%4.1%1.5%-0.2%2.3%11.0%
2009-3.3%-2.1%2.4%-0.6%2.6%-0.6%2.4%1.0%4.2%-1.5%5.3%0.2%10.2%
2008-1.7%2.1%-1.1%0.4%0.6%0.5%-1.9%-1.6%-2.1%-8.3%3.3%5.6%-4.8%
20071.3%0.1%1.0%2.5%1.9%-1.1%-0.5%0.8%5.1%3.8%-3.3%1.7%14.0%
20066.0%-1.2%2.0%3.7%-2.8%-0.7%0.9%1.1%0.1%2.7%3.2%0.9%16.7%
2005-1.1%4.1%-1.9%-0.8%1.2%3.0%2.7%1.1%2.4%-3.1%2.9%2.8%13.9%
20040.7%1.2%1.2%-4.4%0.7%2.1%-1.5%1.4%2.3%1.7%4.6%1.4%11.9%
20031.3%-0.3%-0.9%2.0%5.3%-1.2%-1.4%2.4%1.0%3.5%1.6%4.1%18.4%
20020.7%1.7%0.3%0.6%1.3%-2.5%-5.7%2.4%-1.7%-1.0%0.9%2.7%-0.7%
2001-1.1%-0.9%-1.6%2.0%0.7%-1.7%0.9%-0.3%-2.8%2.1%-0.1%-0.3%-3.1%
2000-1.8%4.1%2.0%-4.4%-3.2%5.6%-2.0%4.1%-2.0%-1.9%-0.6%4.9%4.1%
19992.1%-2.7%2.2%2.4%-2.2%3.6%-1.2%-1.4%2.1%3.0%1.9%5.5%15.9%
19981.6%4.3%3.8%0.8%-1.2%2.4%-0.8%-8.5%4.4%4.0%3.9%3.7%18.9%
19971.7%-0.0%-2.4%1.8%4.2%2.4%4.5%-2.7%4.4%-3.3%0.7%0.9%12.7%
19962.0%0.3%-0.1%0.8%1.6%-0.3%-3.1%1.4%3.1%1.9%3.7%-0.1%11.4%
1995-0.0%2.5%2.6%2.1%2.7%2.5%1.9%0.8%2.9%-0.4%2.9%0.7%23.2%
19942.6%-1.4%-3.0%0.3%0.3%-2.0%2.0%3.0%-1.3%0.9%-2.8%0.9%-0.7%
19931.7%2.4%2.3%-0.4%3.1%1.5%1.8%2.2%-0.5%1.0%-3.3%3.1%15.7%
19920.8%1.6%-2.2%0.9%1.0%-1.1%2.9%-1.4%0.9%-1.0%1.0%1.7%4.9%
19911.2%2.5%1.4%0.0%2.2%-3.6%3.6%2.1%0.2%1.7%-2.3%7.2%16.8%
1990-4.0%0.4%0.2%-2.3%5.3%0.5%1.1%-3.6%-1.0%-0.9%3.3%1.6%0.1%
19893.5%-1.3%1.9%3.5%2.3%0.9%5.0%0.3%1.2%-1.4%2.9%2.1%22.9%
19880.2%-0.4%0.5%-0.8%-0.4%1.0%-0.8%-0.8%1.6%1.8%-1.3%1.1%1.7%
19875.9%1.4%2.5%0.4%0.3%1.8%3.2%1.9%-0.8%-12.5%-1.5%2.5%4.1%
19862.5%6.8%6.3%-0.1%1.5%2.4%-0.6%5.2%-4.8%1.6%0.3%-2.4%19.5%
19853.3%-1.5%3.3%1.9%4.7%1.7%-0.2%1.3%-2.5%3.8%4.5%3.5%26.0%
1984-0.8%-1.3%0.8%0.4%-0.4%-0.4%-0.8%4.0%0.7%1.2%0.2%0.7%4.3%
19835.4%0.7%0.9%6.9%2.7%1.8%-3.8%-1.3%1.5%-4.9%3.4%-1.4%11.9%
1982-0.2%-0.7%-1.1%3.6%-0.8%-1.6%3.1%7.2%2.3%5.3%2.2%2.0%22.9%
1981-3.1%0.6%5.7%-0.8%2.2%-3.0%-0.5%-1.1%-1.4%2.8%0.5%-0.8%0.6%
198012.6%2.9%-9.2%-1.0%0.5%9.3%-3.1%0.3%2.9%-1.5%3.4%-3.2%12.7%
19791.2%3.4%-1.3%1.0%4.7%-0.1%3.6%3.8%8.9%-5.0%4.4%9.6%39.1%
19782.2%1.9%0.3%-0.7%3.9%-0.0%4.0%2.2%1.9%5.2%-8.2%6.6%20.1%
1977-1.2%0.2%1.6%-0.7%-0.7%0.8%0.2%0.6%2.1%2.3%0.0%1.8%7.3%
19763.5%0.2%1.0%-0.3%-0.2%1.6%-1.1%-1.1%2.2%-0.3%0.3%1.8%7.9%
19750.2%2.0%0.6%-0.8%0.8%1.4%-2.1%-0.8%-2.1%0.3%1.7%-1.9%-0.7%
19747.9%10.4%1.4%-0.8%-3.0%-1.1%1.9%0.3%-4.9%6.5%1.7%-0.1%20.9%
19730.4%9.3%2.5%-0.9%10.3%3.8%2.4%-5.6%-3.1%-1.2%-0.4%5.5%24.3%
19724.4%1.5%0.2%1.2%8.1%2.7%3.0%0.8%-1.3%0.4%1.2%1.5%26.0%
19710.8%1.4%0.3%3.4%0.2%-0.2%1.4%-1.0%0.7%-1.7%0.6%-0.3%5.7%
1970-1.2%-6.6%1.0%5.3%-0.5%-2.0%-1.4%1.5%-0.2%0.7%-0.8%0.7%-3.7%
19691.6%-0.0%3.3%0.9%-1.0%1.9%6.9%-5.1%1.5%5.2%15.9%