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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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More details about the appearance of the new giant Pacific octopus species were published in (http://www.
Established in 1999, Octopus Newsroom is a producer of standalone newsroom computer systems.
Octopus 8 can ingest incoming source material such as agency wires, RSS feeds, emails, SMS.
The most important to know is that even if you can't crochet, we will teach you," said Mia Pidden, admin for the Octopus for a Preemie UK Facebook group.
After about 10 minutes, the octopus arched up and then buried itself in the sand.
STICKY SITUATION Octopus clings to wheelhouse after escaping from Norman the dog
Robert Kellner, managing director of octOpus, added: "Winning the account is both exciting and timely as the GCC healthcare market is projected to grow at 12 per centper annum, with the UAE healthcare market estimated to reach up to four billion dirhams by 2018.
Before writhing, wrestling videos of the larger Pacific striped octopus (nicknamed LPSO), biologists knew of two forms of eight-armed sex.
An octopus management complex, with its own annual catch limits and overfishing limits was created by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in 2011 in both the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska regions.
Every few months for the last 25 years, a team of MBARI researchers led by Bruce Robison has performed surveys of deep-sea animals at a research site in the depths of Monterey Canyon and in May 2007, the researchers discovered a female octopus clinging to a rocky ledge just above the floor of the canyon, about 1,400 meters (4,600 feet) below the ocean surface.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, one of the world's largest and most diverse aquariums, is now home to a Giant Pacific Octopus.