The stock market is a highly speculative investment.
In recent years, a few major companies have managed to take a big chunk out of the profits of the stock market.
Here are some stocks that have done just that, and how they have done it.
Read moreWhat is the Stock Market?
First, the market is an index of the overall market value of the assets of a company, called the S&P 500.
The index was created in 1913 to reflect the value of assets held by all companies in the U.S. It is created using a formula called the “S&