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 Ask a Financial Professional: Prepping For Parenthood As any parent will attest, no couple is ever 100 percent ready for a baby. But what if, rather than view readiness as... Do You Have Financial Vampires in Your Life? Financial vampires can take a lot out of you, are there any in your life? Funding Your Future Health Care Needs A little planning now can go a long way to help take care of yourself in the future.