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 Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio. A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.