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Spider

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Spider

Also called a Standard & Poor's Depositary Receipt or a SPDR. An exchange-traded fund that tracks the Standard and Poor's 500. The organization issuing the SPDR owns each of the stocks traded on the S&P 500 in approximate ratio to their market capitalization. SPDR shares can be bought, sold, short-sold, traded on margin; they generally function as if they were stocks. Dividends are paid quarterly and are based on the accumulated dividends of all the stocks represented in the SPDR, less any expenses. Investors use SPDRs (and indeed all exchange-traded funds) as a way to easily diversify their portfolios at relatively low cost. Investors also see the demand for SPDRs as an indicator of which direction the market believes the S&P 500 is going. See also: Mid-Cap SPDR.

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Mining and natural resources company Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) announced on Friday that it has executed a definitive support agreement with Spider Resources Inc (TSXV: SPQ) under which Spider has agreed to support Cliffs' previously disclosed all-cash offer for Spider at CAD0.
Despite spinning webs of Spider-Man-like size and strength, the Darwin's bark spider uses them to feed mainly on small fry-insects such as mayflies and dragonflies, the team found.
The silk they produce is used to make egg sacs, to capture and hold prey, to create shelters, to transfer sperm during mating, and even to create a sort of spider parasail.
2008) and his colleagues have often used spiders to test for palatability of prey by offering the spider suspect insects or other small arthropods.
Doran NE, Richardson AMM and Swain R (2001) The reproductive behaviour of Hickmania troglodytes, the Tasmanian cave spider (Araneae, Austrochilidae).
In the Philippines, we have so far documented about 532 to 534 spider species, most of them from the rice-agro system.
Spiders have two main body parts: The cephalothorax and the abdomen, connected by a thin waist called the pedicel.
And when he put a skewer near the thick black spiders, instead of retreating like most arachnids would, the spiders lunge.
The Spiders eGuide app is available now made available at the Apple iTunes store.
When it does, the spider rushes over and wraps its prey in silk.
house spiders can bite when threatened and virtually all spiders are venomous, even the tiny money spider.