Performance History

The chart below allows you to view the gold, silver, platinum, palladium, or oil performance history. There are 10 currencies to choose from as well as several time frame options.



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Gold Source: World Gold Council

Silver Source: London Bullion Market Association

Platinum Source: Johnson Matthey

Palladium Source: Johnson Matthey

Oil Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration



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Third Party Data Sources

This website relies on reputable third-party sources to collect data for the charts. The third party sources are resynchronized once a week. In between resynchronizations, daily spot prices are used.

Daily Spot Prices

This website obtains daily spot prices in lieu of third party data sources for up to a week.

Estimated Currency Exchange Rates

The silver, platinum, palladium, and oil prices were only sourced in United States dollars (USD). To estimate the currency exchange rates for the other exchange rates shown, an estimate was derived from the relative prices of gold (where available).

Performance Statistics

The performance statistics below shows the investment performance and return on investment (ROI) statistics for gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and oil.

Investment Performance

The investment performance table shows the absolute, non-inflation adjusted, return from gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and oil.

Investment Performance (USD)
Commodity 1m YTD 1y 5y 10y 20y 30y 40y
Gold -0.21.2-3.5-1.847357234453
Silver -2.8-3.3-11.7-23.824.8198157102
Platinum 6.312.5-5.9-38.2-26.5145
Palladium -10.211.335.873.4505276
Oil 8.440.5-5.8-38.828.8276207


Return on Investment

The return on investment (ROI) table shows the average annual total return (geometric) of gold, silver, platinum, palladium and oil.

Return on Investment (USD)
Commodity 1y 5y 10y 20y 30y 40y
Gold -3.5-
Silver -11.7-
Platinum -5.9-9.2-34.6
Palladium 35.811.619.76.9
Oil -5.8-

For more information please read the Wikipedia article on rate of return under the heading "Average annual total return (geometric)".


Past performance does not necessarily predict future results.