Scalping


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Scalping

Buying up the good IPOs.

Scalping

The investment practice of holding a position for a very short period of time and selling it for a small gain. That is, a trader who buys and instantly sells a security hoping to profit from the bid-ask spread is said to scalp that security. A scalper hopes that the series of small gains over the course of the trading day will result in a much larger gain. See also: Day trader.
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The most well known scalping technique is to use the market's time and sales to determine when and where to make trades.
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