Crawling Road

A Georgia Volunteer

Far up the lonely mountain-side My wandering footsteps led; The moss lay thick beneath my feet, The pine sighed overhead. The trace of a dismantled fort Lay in the forest nave, And in the shadow near my path I saw a soldier’s grave. The bramble wrestled with the weed Upon the lowly mound;– The simple head-board, rudely writ, Had rotted to the ground; I raised it with a reverent hand, From dust its words to clear, But time had blotted...

Heat Map Chart of Permanent Portfolio vs. Stocks and Bonds

Tyler over on the Permanent Portfolio Forum used his Excel magic to answer the question about Permanent Portfolio returns vs. other strategies over rolling time frames: What this chart shows is a comparison to 100% stocks and a 60/40 split of stocks and bonds. The chart reads with the starting year, and then you can look forward for various periods. For 2005 for instance, you can look all way to 2015 by going forward 10 years if you invested over that time. We...

Singapore Permanent Portfolio Book Now Available

I’m happy to see that Alvin Chow over at Big Fat Purse has released his book on the Permanent Portfolio for Singapore residents: Singapore Permanent Portfolio Book I had the pleasure of seeing an early draft of the book and think it’s a great read for anyone living in Singapore. I think it’s also a great read for anyone looking to invest in the Pacific Rim and learn a bit about the various investing options that may exist in Singapore....