overbought

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

overbought (not comparable)

  1. (finance) A stock or commodity market condition where there has been significant trading bidding up prices to higher levels, levels which seem overextended or excessive on a short-term basis.

Usage notes[edit]

The term can be applied subjectively, or in technical analysis there are various different indicators which technical analysts may use for (more or less) objective identification of overbought conditions.

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