marked by prices considered unjustifiably high because of extensive buying: The stock market is overbought now.: Compare oversold.
simple past tense and past participle of overbuy.
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How to use overbought in a sentence
Interest rates continue to hover near zero, and many feel the stock market is overbought.Indiegogo founder launches Vincent, a site to discover alternative investments | Jeff | December 8, 2020 | Fortune
After a sharp rise in prices, both West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude futures settled technically overbought on Wednesday, a sign that a possible reversal had been on the cards.Oil slips from its eight-month high as OPEC+ tensions rise | McKenna Moore | November 26, 2020 | Fortune
Interestingly, BofA sees stocks, in general, as “overbought, not over-owned.”Why last week’s great tech sell-off should make investors wary | Bernhard Warner | September 8, 2020 | Fortune