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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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During the pre-game lull, many friends and associates who could not buy from the authorized ticket outlets of Araneta Coliseum turned to ticket scalpers who sold tickets at five to 10 times their printed price.
Scalpers use a macro program that allows repetition of a certain action to get the tickets.
The scalpers descended on this spot two weeks ago for the Turkey-Croatia match, and they were back plying their trade before the Wales-Northern Ireland knockout game.
The ICC said in a press release issued here that selling or buying tickets from unauthorized dealers or scalpers is illegal and unsafe.
Those, 'non-consumers' of today, the young unemployed people who receive PS57 per week would have to fork out six months benefit to the scalper to watch Stevie G.
"Scalpers Inc inserted itself into the middle of the stock market not just as an unnecessary middleman but as a middleman with incentives to introduce dysfunction into the stock market."
Weil reiterated FIFA's warning to fans about scalpers.
The statement also asked fans to get material straight from Prince through legal channels, not from "third parties who are scalpers rather than real fans of our work".
But opponents of the measure say it actually protects scalpers and the secondary ticket market - not consumers.
Scalpers are bad for consumers, artists and the organizations that are in the business of presenting arts and entertainment in our state.
Schuster hoped to grab a couple of tickets for herself; the bots, to grab a boatload of tickets for scalpers.