Performance Charts


 SPDR Gold Trust Shares (NYSE: GLD)


 iShares Silver Trust (NYSE: SLV)


 Cumulative Line Chart of GLD & SLV vs. Buy-and-Hold


Trading Statistics



SPDR Gold Trust Shares (NYSE: GLD)

As shown on the table below, our trading returns have outperformed the buy-and-hold strategy in 13 of 15 years.

Year# of
Trades
LongShortAvg. Trading
Period Gain
Avg. Trading
Period Loss
# of Gain
Periods
# of Loss
Periods
Largest Trading
Period Gains
Largest Trading
Period Losses
Our
Return
Index
Return
201911653.49%-1.13%4710.60%-3.75%6.06%17.86%
201815871.67%-1.84%876.83%-4.05%0.45%-1.94%
201717983.08%-0.95%1348.84%-1.53%36.17%12.81%
201611655.05%-2.79%5510.48%-9.26%11.31%8.03%
201511656.14%-1.51%387.70%-3.01%6.39%-10.67%
20145324.24%-2.06%325.90%-3.44%8.60%-2.19%
20133015152.81%-1.57%11196.22%-5.32%1.21%-28.33%
20123718192.67%-0.99%13238.08%-2.30%11.99%6.60%
20112814144.16%-0.80%151219.66%-1.96%52.83%9.57%
20103216162.66%-1.09%161011.54%-2.62%31.56%29.27%
20093216163.87%-0.98%171213.94%-4.30%54.03%24.03%
20082915145.42%-2.31%161315.03%-5.78%56.72%4.70%
20073518172.98%-0.91%19159.86%-1.90%42.95%30.74%
20062513125.27%-1.14%141022.88%-1.83%62.35%22.55%
20052513122.43%-1.25%13129.72%-2.33%16.38%21.36%
Avg.22.911.711.13.73%-1.42%11.310.611.15%-3.56%26.60%9.63%


iShares Silver Trust (NYSE: SLV)

As shown on the table below, our trading returns have outperformed the buy-and-hold strategy in 13 of 14 years.

Year# of
Trades
LongShortAvg. Trading
Period Gain
Avg. Trading
Period Loss
# of Gain
Periods
# of Loss
Periods
Largest Trading
Period Gains
Largest Trading
Period Losses
Our
Return
Index
Return
201911655.04%-2.47%4612.52%-3.42%5.35%14.88%
201815872.90%-1.51%594.84%-5.41%0.88%-9.19%
201717985.42%-2.38%11614.49%-4.28%45.33%5.82%
201611656.93%-3.21%7416.82%-9.63%32.44%14.56%
201511657.53%-3.36%388.74%-4.90%-4.26%-12.42%
201453211.66%-3.92%2316.33%-9.55%11.57%-19.51%
20132814144.94%-3.07%121614.27%-9.46%10.19%-36.3%
20122713146.60%-2.11%111519.27%-5.79%40.93%9.02%
20113015159.75%-1.84%171332.27%-4.21%127.67%-10.74%
20102814146.23%-1.57%161114.75%-3.95%82.49%82.47%
20093417176.76%-2.07%161523.64%-4.72%77.05%47.68%
20082714139.37%-2.81%131339.23%-7.53%85.25%-23.81%
20073417173.71%-1.11%181511.20%-2.60%50.06%14.31%
200614776.90%-2.17%7716.67%-3.33%33.09%22.48%
Avg.20.910.610.26.70%-2.40%10.110.117.50%-5.63%42.72%7.09%