Definition of overbought
: not likely to show an immediate rise in price because of prior heavy buying and accompanying price rises an overbought market
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Despite hovering above overbought levels for the past two weeks, the stock closed at its fourth consecutive record on Monday.
RSI compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine if a security is oversold or overbought.
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