A New Book: A Path to Wealth

April 22, 2022 The 1804 House Journal 0

A Path to Wealth is a primer of financial and investment planning from Ben Franklin to Ben Graham. It is written by Douglas C. Smith and available at Amazon.com.

You will follow Ben Saunders (a successful investor) sharing his experience with Lisa Saunders as she begins her journey to building … Read more

John Wooden

March 5, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success
From Basketball to Investing

Investing seems to be a mystery to many people. It doesn’t have to be if you look at investing as a game. Think of investing as a game and remember that corporations have game plans. Structure your game like this:

Your … Read more


March 5, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

By Naoma Welk

When we think of women in history who have been wealthy, we think of names like Astor, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller or Hearst. We need to add Hetty Green to that list of mega-bucks’ investors.

Meet Hetty

Born in 1834 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, as Henrietta Howland Robinson (Hetty) … Read more

Edson Beers Gould

March 5, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

Edson Gould was born in 1902 in Newark; he died 1985 in West Reading PA.
After he graduated from Lehigh University in 1922, he started to work on Wall Street for Moody’s and spent most of his life researching. Initially, he wanted to be an engineer but he became obsessed … Read more

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Speed Resistance Lines

March 2, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

Speed resistance lines (SRLs) are also known as support and resistance lines. The lines can help a chartist determine where prices may go. The lines can show areas where prices could stop going up or down.
The story goes back to Charles Dow who said corrections usually correct 1/3 to … Read more

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Nikola Tesla

February 20, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

Nikola Tesla
Even if we aren’t familiar with Nikola Tesla’s inventions and discoveries in the areas of electricity, many of us are familiar with the Tesla automobile. The car company borrowed its name from Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943), an inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist and futurist who is … Read more

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A Car Named Tesla

February 19, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

Founded as Tesla Motors, Tesla Inc. was incorporated in July 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning who financed the company until the Series A round of funding. The founders were influenced to start the company after GM recalled all its EV1 electric cars in 2003 and then destroyed … Read more

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Ben Saunders Journal on Benjamin Graham

February 19, 2021 The 1804 House Journal 0

I enjoyed reading about Benjamin Graham’s career. He shared his Wall Street experiences in the classroom and in his best-selling book, told readers lessons he learned in life.
Graham knew math and since his only tool was a slide rule, he had to keep things simple. Unlike today, he didn’t … Read more