When I first started writing about stocks and finance about 15 years ago, Brian Hicks told me that picking a stock was like buying a house…
They are all different, but they all have a determinable value.
You can judge a house by the number of bedrooms, the size of the lot, or the reputation of the local schools, among other things. And you can judge stocks on P/E ratios, growth, earnings, cash, book value, etc.
I’ve known many successful real estate investors in my time. They are a unique lot.
— Wealth Daily