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 Contents Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio. Types of Stock Market Analysis Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each. It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.