Data Source: from January 1973 to July 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 July 2022

Managing the Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio with a yearly rebalancing, you would have obtained a 7.67% compound annual return in the last 30 Years.

With a quarterly rebalancing, over the same period, the return would have been 7.66%.

How do returns and drawdowns change, implementing different rebalancing strategies?

Rebalancing Strategies

In order to keep risk under control, you should rebalance assets quotes from time to time, so to keep them at the original percentage of the asset allocation.

Rebalancing can be performed in several ways.

At fixed time intervals:
  • Yearly: Jan 1st
  • Half Yearly: Jan 1st, Jul 1st
  • Quarterly: Jan 1st, Apr 1st, Jul 1st, Oct 1st
When a component (at least one) diverges from its original weight beyond a certain threshold (e.g. 5% or 10%).

Portfolio Returns as of Jul 31, 2022

Implementing different rebalancing strategies, the Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

According to the available data source, let's assume we built the portfolio on January 1973.

Portfolio returns are calculated in USD, assuming:
  • No fees or capital gain taxes
  • the reinvestment of dividends, if existing
RAY DALIO ALL WEATHER PORTFOLIO RETURNS
Period: January 1973 - July 2022
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Return (%) and number of rebalances as of Jul 31, 2022
Rebalancing Strategy 1Y 5Y(*) 10Y(*) 30Y(*) (**)Since
Inception
Yearly Rebalancing -8.42 (1) 5.90 (5) 5.15 (10) 7.67 (30) 9.09 (50)
Half Yearly Rebalancing -8.42 (2) 6.24 (10) 5.25 (20) 7.63 (60) 9.05 (100)
Quarterly Rebalancing -8.87 (4) 6.51 (20) 5.29 (40) 7.66 (120) 9.05 (199)
5% Tolerance per asset -8.33 (1) 6.58 (5) 5.36 (7) 7.50 (16) 9.08 (29)
10% Tolerance per asset -9.60 (0) 5.66 (1) 5.11 (2) 7.73 (7) 9.23 (9)
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized
(**) Since Jan 1973 (~50 yrs) | Annualized Returns

In order to have complete information about the portfolio, please refer to the Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio: ETF allocation and returns page.

Performances as of Jul 31, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio, after implementing different rebalancing strategies.

RAY DALIO ALL WEATHER PORTFOLIO PERFORMANCES
Period: January 1973 - July 2022
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Standard Deviation
Max Drawdown (%)
Rebalancing Strategy (*)Return (%) StDev(%) Ret/StDev MaxDD(%) Ret/MaxDD
Yearly Rebalancing 9.09 (50) 7.77 1.17 -13.67 0.67
Half Yearly Rebalancing 9.05 (100) 7.72 1.17 -13.67 0.66
Quarterly Rebalancing 9.05 (199) 7.74 1.17 -14.11 0.64
5% Tolerance per asset 9.08 (29) 7.81 1.16 -15.15 0.60
10% Tolerance per asset 9.23 (9) 8.06 1.14 -15.29 0.60
(*) Since Jan 1973 (~50 yrs) | Annualized Returns (and number of rebalances)

Drawdowns as of Jul 31, 2022

Historical Drawdowns of Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio, after implementing different rebalancing strategies.

RAY DALIO ALL WEATHER PORTFOLIO DRAWDOWNS
Period: January 1973 - July 2022
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Rebalancing
Tolerance per asset
Yearly Half Yearly Quarterly 5% 10%
-13.67
Jan 2022 - In progress
-13.67
Jan 2022 - In progress
-14.11
Jan 2022 - In progress
-15.15
Jul 2008 - Apr 2010
-15.29
Jan 2022 - In progress
-12.31
Dec 1980 - Aug 1982
-12.02
Jan 2009 - Sep 2009
-13.48
Jun 2008 - Nov 2009
-13.57
Jan 2022 - In progress
-14.40
Jul 2008 - Apr 2010
-12.18
Jul 2008 - Sep 2009
-12.01
Dec 1980 - Aug 1982
-11.80
Dec 1980 - Aug 1982
-11.66
Jan 1981 - Nov 1981
-11.84
Dec 1980 - Aug 1982
-11.04
Mar 1974 - Jan 1975
-11.96
Mar 1974 - Feb 1975
-11.50
Mar 1974 - Jan 1975
-11.24
Mar 1974 - Feb 1975
-10.77
Mar 1974 - Feb 1975
-10.89
Feb 1980 - May 1980
-11.30
Jul 2008 - Dec 2008
-10.89
Feb 1980 - May 1980
-10.47
Feb 1980 - May 1980
-10.47
Feb 1980 - May 1980
5 Worst Drawdowns - Average
-12.02 -12.19 -12.36 -12.42 -12.56
10 Worst Drawdowns - Average
-9.63 -9.99 -9.61 -9.75 -10.20

For a deeper insight, please refer to the Ray Dalio All Weather Portfolio: ETF allocation and returns page.

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