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. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Contents From Boats to Brokers From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history. Risk Perspective Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk. What Is the Dividend Yield? This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.