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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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Cephalopods, like the octopus, evolved multiple concentrations of neurons called ganglia, arranged in a distributed network throughout the body.
For all its complex characteristics, the octopus has only three parts the head, mantle and arms.
An octopus has suckerlike discs that they can use to ensnare prey.
People will not "pay more" for wild-caught octopuses, and rather than being "increasingly scarce," octopus populations are increasing; it is only a few local populations that are "in decline." Capture of wild octopuses is not always carried out ethically, either.
Meanwhile, the EU, the third largest export market for squid and octopus, accounting for 12.4 per cent of the total, had a drop of 21.7 per cent year-on-year in export value to $83 million.
Octopus Energy will honour all outstanding credit balances, including money owed to both current customers and to past customers of Iresa.
ENCO's MOS-enabled ActiveX plugin enables journalists and news producers to access ENCO asset libraries directly within the Octopus client interface.
The Octopus software can then trigger the ENCO system via the MOSprotocol to play out the assets.
An octopus who had predicted all three of Japan's group stage results at the World Cup has been turned into seafood.
London, United Kingdom, May 17, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Ubisecure (ubisecure.com), a leading Customer Identity & Access Management software provider and cloud identity services enabler, has today announced that it has secured significant growth capital from Octopus Investments to fuel expansion in Europe and accelerate category-defining innovation and product development for its Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) platform.
The main octopus fishery worldwide is based on the catches of Octopus vulgaris (Cuvier, 1797) (Jereb et al.