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Scalp

To trade for small gains. Scalping normally involves establishing and liquidating a position quickly, usually within the same day.

Scalp

To hold a position for a very short period of time and receive a small gain. For example, 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.
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Scalper bots relentlessly check retail websites planning sales on hot toys to determine if pages go live a few seconds ahead of schedule, according to Iluz.
The online ticket scalpers are able to fool buyers because their sites come out on top when fans search for tickets, say, for Erykah Badu.
There are some twenty scalpers in front of the Parc de Princes -- some working alone, others in tandem.
Jacqueline Peterson, a spokeswoman for Ticketmaster, said some artists and sports teams request paperless tickets to get them into the hands of real fans, as opposed to scalpers intending to resell them.
The editor states that some people compare ticket scalpers to "payday loan sharks and gasoline gougers.
Still fuming, she swore not to pay scalpers "$300 or $400 for tickets in the nosebleed seats.
Scalpers are a common sight outside Apple's stores in China, selling genuine Apple products, usually iPhones, at a markup for customers unwilling to queue or faced with stores out of stock.
At the Sanlitun store, people who appeared to be working on behalf of scalpers were queueing in groups of 50, wearing the same hats or gloves, said Huang, the Liaoning shopper.
However, concerns over the soundness of ELW market have reemerged as some securities companies offered a preferential treatment to scalpers.
My new obsession is a line of linen espadrilles from Spanish company Scalpers Black Label.
Designed to meet the needs of sports and entertainment fans throughout the United States while bypassing the costly efforts of ticket scalpers, FreeTicketExchange.
The service charge can only include costs directly related to acquiring the ticket, a requirement found laughable by the scalpers.