| Stock Certificate
Fasttrack Civics Project
| The photographs below show actual
certificates used in the past by several famous American
corporations. Shares of stock represent partial ownership of a
With today's electronic systems for buying or selling stock, investors normally do not receive printed certificates like these anymore. Instead, they receive an account statement from a stock broker that looks much like a bank statement. Paper certificates like these have become collectors items.
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