From Boats to Brokers From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio. The Cost of Procrastination Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals. Aware of Employment Rights for Workers with Disabilities? Approximately 20% of U.S. adults have a disability, according to the CDC.