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Spider

See: SPDRs

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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The 1875 piece was a hair thinner than the other coins, but neither Clayton nor Spider could have detected it without the aid of a micrometer.
And so when Spider elected to draw last he graciously offered to take the first chance himself.
The reaction from the state of fear he had been in had overcome Spider quite as effectually as though he had drawn the fated piece.
Spider bent, wide-eyed, toward the hand that was to decide his fate, for whatever luck was Clayton's on this last draw, the opposite would be Spider's.
Spider was the first to see the date, and ere any knew what his intention was he raised himself to his feet, and lunged over the side of the boat, to disappear forever into the green depths beneath--the coin had not been the 1875 piece.
It is well known that most of the British spiders, when a large insect is caught in their webs, endeavour to cut the lines and liberate their prey, to save their nets from being entirely spoiled.
Fe Bajada, many large black spiders, with ruby-coloured marks on their backs, having gregarious habits.
In the UK, there are more than 650 different species of spider - and all of them can bite, although only 12 can cause any harm to humans.
A spider's web is usually made from a non-sticky auxiliary spiral and sticky capture webs that it uses to catch prey.
And awet Augustcould trick spiders into a premature mating season, with cooler conditions and heavy rainfall encouraging the arachnids inside.
Spider's venom is used for the treatment of different diseases, including cancer.
The first spider I saved took about two hours to revive.