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  2. I lost my share certificate. Do I still own the stock?

    Regardless of whether a shareholder loses his or her stock certificate, that person still owns the shares. However, in order ...
  3. How do you get a hard copy of a stock certificate?

    Before online brokers and personally-directed accounts, holding a physical stock certificate was a necessity, as this was ...
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    In almost every instance when you buy or sell securities with a broker, your name is not actually on the stock or bond certificate. ...
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