Especially in the U.S., a person who trades for himself and buys and sells in rapid succession in order to profit from the smallest price fluctuations (ticks; ticks). An individual exchange trader is prepared to buy at the bid price and sell at the ask price; he thus provides the market with the necessary liquidity. – The term “scalper” comes from the fact that the scalper tries to “skin” the smallest price differences, so to speak. – See bid-ask spread, chase winners, day trading, forex trading, computerized, backdrop, pips, room traders.
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