TribLIVE

| Business

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Disney stock certificates off to Never Never Land

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

On the Grid

From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today.

By The Associated Press
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

Stock certificates issued by The Walt Disney Co. will soon be a thing of the past.

The stock, which features images of Dumbo, Bambi, Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and other Disney animated characters, have long been a collector's item and are pitched by numerous online vendors as a way to teach children about investing.

However, U.S. corporations have been switching to electronic stocks for years, and on Oct. 16, Disney will follow suit.

Given their popularity, there may be a rush to buy with one week remaining to do so.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Business Headlines

  1. Indian SUV maker Mahindra to debut electric scooter in U.S.
  2. NexTier Bank buys Oakland’s Eureka to increase coverage in Western Pennsylvania
  3. Stocks end roller-coaster day higher
  4. Robust jobs report could force Federal Reserve to raise interest rates
  5. Trib Total Media puts 9 Western Pa. newspapers up for sale
  6. Fifth Third Bank selling Pittsburgh branches to First National
  7. Sniffer lets PixController detect methane gas leaks
  8. ModCloth gets physical
  9. Pittsburgh unemployment rate steady as job market shrinks
  10. Alcoa putting $60M into Upper Burrell tech center expansion
  11. Just Mayo has egg industry in a panic, emails show