Definition of oversold
: likely to show a rise in price because of prior heavy selling and accompanying decline in price an oversold stock
Recent Examples of oversold from the Web
Weir and Samuel are suspicious that the project's potential has been oversold, the risks of building a conference center minimized.
Still, some investors thought the tech stocks had been oversold, and bought into the dip.
The internet is often oversold in terms of radicalization,’ says Colin Clarke, a counterterrorism expert at RAND.
A man is dragged off an oversold United flight in Chicago.
CEO Oscar Munoz issued multiple apologies, and the carrier promised to reduce overbooking and offer as much as $10,000 to customers who give up their seats on oversold flights.
A police statement said the match appeared to have been oversold.
United has taken a series of steps to reduce overbooking of flights since the incident and will raise to $10,000 the limit on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights, Munoz said.
Neither Delta nor United is likely to dole out $10,000 to solve an oversold flight.
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