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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Like scalping you need a strategy where if the trade goes against you and because the price can move quickly you may have to put a 'stop loss' bet in around five ticks away from your original bet.
18) Although judicial reactions to the practice of reselling tickets vary greatly in different parts of the country, scalping is currently against the law in Massachusetts.
Discretionary scalpers will make each trading decision in real time (albeit very quickly), whereas system scalpers will follow a scalping system without making any individual trading decisions.
It later emerged he was jailed in 1983 for another scalping.
Lucas and 20th Century Fox warned of the scalping scenario a month ago when they sought to convince theater owners that advance sales should be banned.