Titanium

for US Investors

last updated August 12, 2020

10.6% compound annual growth since 1969 (51 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 2020

Summary Statistics

Pain Measures

Worst Drops In Value

strategy
Titanium
Worst PointPrev HighBottom
-18.0%Jan 21, 1980Mar 12, 1982
-17.8%Aug 25, 1987Oct 26, 1987
-15.6%May 20, 2008Nov 12, 2008
 
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
-18.0%Jan 21, 1980Mar 12, 1982
-17.8%Aug 25, 1987Oct 26, 1987
-15.6%May 20, 2008Nov 12, 2008
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 22, 2003
33 monthsJan 21, 1980Nov 03, 1982
23 monthsAug 25, 1987Jul 26, 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 22, 2003
33 monthsJan 21, 1980Nov 03, 1982
23 monthsAug 25, 1987Jul 26, 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

Titanium - Monthly & Annual Returns

% Profitable Months = 66.2%   Best Month Return = 12.6%   Worst Month Return = -14.2%   

YEARJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecOVERALL
20201.9%-2.7%-3.7%4.4%1.5%1.4%5.3%-0.1%7.9%
20193.0%0.9%1.7%0.7%-1.0%3.8%0.6%3.6%-0.6%0.9%0.2%1.2%16.1%
20183.8%-3.2%-0.7%-0.4%1.0%-0.9%1.3%1.5%-0.1%-5.5%0.8%-3.5%-6.1%
20171.6%1.9%-0.3%0.8%0.7%0.6%1.7%1.0%0.4%1.3%1.3%1.3%13.0%
2016-1.0%0.8%2.3%0.8%-0.8%4.6%1.5%-1.6%-0.0%-2.3%-1.7%0.8%3.3%
20152.1%-0.1%-0.7%-0.7%0.5%-1.9%1.5%-3.6%-1.2%3.7%-0.7%-0.8%-2.2%
2014-1.4%3.7%-0.2%0.3%1.5%2.2%-1.8%2.9%-2.9%1.6%2.0%0.9%9.0%
20132.7%-0.0%2.5%2.1%-2.1%-2.4%3.7%-1.7%2.7%2.6%0.6%1.0%11.9%
20123.2%-0.2%0.2%1.0%-1.0%1.4%1.8%0.8%1.4%-1.1%0.8%0.9%9.4%
2011-1.3%3.2%0.6%3.6%-1.0%-1.9%0.4%-0.7%-5.4%4.5%0.9%-1.2%1.3%
2010-3.2%2.7%4.4%2.7%-4.6%-2.2%3.8%-0.3%5.1%2.0%0.3%4.0%15.3%
2009-3.4%-2.3%2.1%0.3%2.6%-0.4%2.5%1.1%3.0%-1.5%5.3%-0.5%8.8%
2008-1.0%1.4%-1.6%0.7%0.9%0.3%-2.2%-1.6%-1.9%-7.9%3.7%5.6%-4.0%
20071.3%0.7%1.1%2.5%1.8%-1.0%-0.2%0.7%5.3%4.2%-2.8%1.6%16.1%
20065.7%-1.5%2.1%3.5%-2.6%-0.4%1.8%0.7%-0.1%2.7%3.7%0.6%17.1%
2005-0.8%3.9%-2.0%-0.6%1.4%2.8%2.3%1.2%2.5%-3.0%2.8%2.7%13.9%
20041.0%1.1%1.2%-5.2%0.6%2.3%-1.5%1.7%3.0%1.7%4.9%1.6%12.7%
20031.0%-0.1%-0.9%1.8%4.6%-1.6%-1.8%2.7%0.8%3.9%1.6%4.0%16.8%
20020.2%1.6%0.6%0.3%1.6%-1.1%-3.1%2.3%-0.4%-1.1%0.9%2.6%4.4%
2001-1.0%-1.0%-2.9%2.3%0.6%-1.7%0.3%-0.1%-0.9%1.1%-0.5%-0.1%-3.9%
2000-1.9%4.5%2.5%-4.2%-2.8%4.6%-3.0%4.1%-2.2%-2.8%-2.0%4.4%0.6%
19992.3%-2.7%2.2%2.8%-2.2%3.5%-0.9%-0.7%1.9%3.0%2.6%5.6%18.4%
19981.7%4.3%3.8%1.1%-1.8%2.3%-0.8%-8.5%4.3%2.0%3.5%4.5%16.8%
19971.5%-0.3%-2.4%1.6%3.7%2.4%4.4%-1.7%4.2%-3.1%1.0%1.5%13.2%
19961.7%0.2%0.0%1.0%1.6%-0.6%-3.3%1.3%2.8%2.0%3.7%-0.2%10.6%
1995-0.0%2.6%2.3%2.0%2.6%2.4%2.6%0.6%3.0%-0.4%2.8%0.7%23.1%
19942.7%-1.0%-3.1%0.5%0.6%-1.4%2.0%2.8%-0.7%0.7%-2.6%0.7%0.9%
19931.9%2.5%2.6%0.8%2.4%1.6%1.7%2.5%-0.5%1.3%-3.5%3.1%17.6%
19920.6%1.7%-2.2%0.5%0.9%-0.8%2.7%-1.2%1.2%-1.3%1.9%1.9%6.0%
19912.3%2.7%1.7%0.1%2.2%-2.5%3.0%2.1%0.1%1.8%-2.7%7.3%19.4%
1990-3.6%0.4%0.3%-2.5%6.5%0.5%0.7%-4.7%0.3%-1.3%3.2%1.6%1.0%
19893.6%-1.4%2.2%3.6%2.8%0.8%5.2%0.4%1.2%-1.6%2.8%2.3%23.9%
19880.2%0.3%0.9%0.0%-0.2%1.5%-1.1%-1.0%1.0%1.2%-1.1%1.4%3.2%
19876.7%1.5%2.1%0.7%0.6%2.2%3.5%1.7%-0.7%-14.2%-1.3%0.1%1.4%
19862.4%6.8%6.3%-0.1%1.5%1.8%-0.7%5.2%-4.6%1.6%0.7%-3.7%17.8%
19853.5%-1.4%3.4%1.8%4.7%1.7%-0.2%1.3%-2.5%3.8%4.5%3.5%26.4%
1984-0.8%-1.9%0.8%0.3%-0.5%-0.4%-0.9%3.3%1.4%1.2%1.0%0.9%4.4%
19832.8%2.3%1.1%5.4%2.7%1.9%-3.9%-1.4%1.5%-4.8%3.5%-2.6%8.1%
1982-0.2%-0.7%-0.0%2.2%-0.7%-0.9%1.7%7.5%2.3%5.6%1.6%0.8%20.5%
1981-3.1%1.6%4.2%-2.5%1.4%-2.8%-0.4%-1.3%-2.6%1.4%1.1%-1.6%-5.0%
198012.6%2.9%-9.2%-1.0%0.3%10.3%-3.3%2.3%2.8%-3.5%3.4%-7.8%7.7%
19791.2%3.6%-1.4%1.1%4.6%0.0%2.9%4.2%9.5%1.6%2.9%9.6%46.9%
19782.2%1.8%0.3%-0.8%4.0%-0.0%4.1%2.4%1.8%5.3%-8.5%6.8%20.1%
1977-1.2%0.3%1.6%-0.7%-0.7%0.9%0.2%0.6%2.0%1.8%0.0%1.8%6.8%
19763.6%0.1%1.1%-0.3%-0.2%1.7%-1.0%-1.2%2.4%-0.1%0.4%1.8%8.6%
1975-0.3%2.1%0.6%0.9%-0.4%0.7%-1.9%-1.6%-3.5%2.2%1.2%-2.0%-2.3%
19747.9%9.9%1.7%0.9%-3.6%-1.0%2.0%0.4%-4.8%6.2%1.9%0.1%22.6%
19730.4%10.8%2.7%-0.5%10.4%3.5%2.1%-5.8%-3.2%-1.2%-0.3%5.6%25.8%
19724.1%2.2%2.0%0.3%8.1%2.8%3.0%0.8%-1.3%0.4%1.2%1.5%27.6%
19710.8%1.4%0.3%3.4%0.2%-0.1%1.3%-1.0%0.7%-1.7%1.2%3.2%10.0%
1970-1.2%-6.6%1.0%5.4%-0.4%-1.9%-1.4%0.8%-0.2%0.7%-2.6%0.7%-6.0%
19691.8%0.5%1.2%0.8%-1.0%1.9%6.8%-5.0%1.4%5.2%14.0%