Investing is like...
Running a marathon
- In a marathon, other people are running along with you with the same goal: to make money. In investments, other investors are investing in similar things with the same goal: to make money.
- You can win or lose in a marathon. In investments, you can make money or lose money.
- There are various types of marathons to run, short and long. When making investments, there are short term ones and long term ones with various levels of risk.