Meaning of “oversold” in the English Dictionary


"oversold" in Business English

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uk /ˌəʊvəˈsəʊld/ us

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

(Definition of “oversold” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)