As CAPS continues to mature ... (somewhere in the distance, I think I can hear David Gardner screaming, "They'll never take me alive! Mature? I shall never surrender!) ... I look forward to seeing how well my accuracy stacks up against the masses. Adhering to principles of investing promulgated by George Nicholson, David L. Babson and Benjamin Graham -- we believe that our community of investors at ManifestInvesting.com are selective, patient and disciplined enough to collectively outperform the masses. Quantifying this has always been elusive and I believe that CAPS will eventually provide a significant data point.
We think forming considered long-term expectations is crucial in investing and every year around the Christmas season, I like to share a set of "golden rules" that I've gleaned over 15+ years of studying and implementing successful investing: