oversold

oversold
A technical description for a market in which prices have dropped faster than the underlying fundamental factors would suggest. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary
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Used in the context of general equities. Technically too low in price, and hence a technical correction is expected. Antithesis of overbought. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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A technical opinion of a market which has fallen too low in relation to underlying fundamental factors. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary

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oversold o‧ver‧sold [ˌəʊvəˈsəʊld ǁ ˌoʊvərˈsoʊld] also over-sold adjective FINANCE
an oversold financial market has prices that have fallen too far:

• “The market is oversold,” he said. “It's time to buy low-priced blue chips.”

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   When prices have dropped more than they should according to fundamental factors. This could mean the market is liable to an upward correction. In technical analysis, an instrument is oversold when it registers less than 25 percent on its RSI.
   ► See also Overbought, RSI, Technical Analysis.

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oversold UK US /ˌəʊvəˈsəʊld/ adjective
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe financial markets, shares, etc. where prices have fallen too far in relation to their real value: »

Stocks are in an oversold position right now.

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We have seen a dramatic recovery from the ridiculously oversold levels of last March.

Compare OVERBOUGHT(Cf. ↑overbought), UNDERSOLD(Cf. ↑undersold)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Oversold — 1. A condition in which the price of an underlying asset has fallen sharply, and to a level below which its true value resides. This condition is usually a result of market overreaction or panic selling. 2. A situation in technical analysis where …   Investment dictionary

  • Oversold — Oversell O ver*sell , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oversold}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overselling}. ] 1. To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in selling price. [1913 Webster] One whose beauty Would oversell all Italy. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. To sell …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oversold — adjective Date: 1926 likely to show a rise in price because of prior heavy selling and accompanying decline in price < an oversold stock > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oversold — /oh veuhr sohld /, v. 1. pt. and pp. of oversell. adj. 2. marked by prices considered unjustifiably low because of heavy and extensive selling: The stock market is oversold. Cf. overbought. [1875 80; OVER + SOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • oversold — past and past part. of OVERSELL. * * * oversold see oversell v …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oversold market — Oversell O ver*sell , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Oversold}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overselling}. ] 1. To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in selling price. [1913 Webster] One whose beauty Would oversell all Italy. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. To sell …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oversold — adjective A stock or commodity market condition where there has been significant trading driving prices down to lower levels, levels which seem overextended or excessive on a short term basis. Ant: overbought …   Wiktionary

  • oversold — Synonyms and related words: aggrandized, amplified, ballyhooed, disproportionate, exaggerated, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, grandiloquent, high flown, hyperbolic, inflated, inordinate, magnified, overdone, overdrawn,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • oversold — o|ver|sold the past tense and past participle of oversell …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • OVERSOLD — Аналогично overbought , за исключением того, что цена падает слишком низко и слишком быстро и, вероятно, будет откат цен вверх. Дословно рынок перепродан …   Малая энциклопедия трейдера: глоссарий к книге

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