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 Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind. Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon? You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money? Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?