How did Permanent Portfolio perform during the bad month of Jun 13, when stocks, bonds, and gold prices took a beating?

For those who had implemented the Permanent Portfolio within the past 1 year, you must be having some doubts about it because it is likely you are suffering from paper losses. I want to write this post to give you some motivation and tide you through the ‘tough times’. 1 year is a short time. As long as you are committed to invest in Permanent Portfolio, you will do fine in many years to come if you follow the rules diligently. Re-balance once you hit the 15% or 35%. Right now, we are not there yet, at least for the model portfolio that we are discussing here. If you are still having problems, email me and let me help you.

Yes, our model Singapore Permanent Portfolio had a negative …