overtrade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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overtradeverb [I]

uk   us   /ˌəʊvəˈtreɪd/
FINANCE, PRODUCTION if a ​company overtrades, it ​sells more ​products than it can make, or more than it can ​afford to ​produce: The ​company was overtrading and ​running a ​risk of ​collapsing.
STOCK MARKET to ​buy and ​sellshares too often: My ​broker was overtrading in ​order to make a ​highercommission.
noun [U]
One ​big reason why ​funds underperform is overtrading.
(Definition of overtrade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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