All you would have to do is buy at these later, lower-price auctions.
The difference between the price you got and the price you paid is your profit.
Of course, there is some risk. Perhaps prices go up—although that seems unlikely. It’s more possible, I’d say, that no items come on the market, although I don’t really see that happening either. There’s a theoretical possibility that prices will rise—but again, that seems remote.
Naked shorting probably violates eBay’s policies. Possibly even the law. But it certainly presents an intriguing opportunity for profit.
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