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 Finding the Balance The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance. Getting a Head Start on College Savings A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education. What Is the Dividend Yield? This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.