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 Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content The Twelve Steps to Living Confidently: Goals A step-by-step plan to become more financially and emotionally confident can make this year awesome. Financial Fixes: 5 Tips for Handling Inheritance Remember that family reunion you wanted to forget? The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Protect Yourself Protection. We’re obsessed with it these days.