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Disney to stop issuing paper stock certificates

Mickey Mouse (L) and Minnie Mouse mascots introduce a Boeing 777-200 plane decorated with Disney characters.

This final note on the way out, which I'll set up by saying ticker symbol DIS, The Walt Disney Company, lost about a half percent today.

Not a big deal, but then there's this: Disney has decided it's gonna stop issuing actual paper stock certificates -- as have many other companies, to be sure.

But how many of those had Bambi and Mickey and Donald Duck on 'em, huh?

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