flip


flip
flip flip [flɪp] verb flipped PTandPP flipping PRESPART [transitive]
FINANCE to buy shares and sell them soon after to make a quick profit:

• Some speculative accounts were flipping the stock for a profit

— flipper noun [countable] :

• Stock jumped as high as $33 in frenetic trading as flippers — investors who buy a hot deal and then immediately sell it for a quick profit — turned over their shares.

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flip UK US /flɪp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
STOCK MARKET, PROPERTY to sell shares or property immediately after you have bought them in order to make a quick profit: »

Big institutional clients of investment banks buy and then flip the shares.

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They are looking to flip the property: they buy at the first stage of development, and aim to sell before they have to pay the final instalment.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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