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 16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up. Ask a Financial Professional: Successful Entrepreneurs Learn more about business finance from Travis Scribner of WestPac. Supplementing Retirement Income with Whole Life Whole Life insurance can add to your retirement income and allow you to live confidently.