overvaluation overvaluation  /ˌoʊ vər ˌvæl ju ˈeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) an appraisal that is too high
  2. (n) too high a value or price assigned to something


  1. It does mean there's no longer a huge, unsustainable overhang of overvaluation weighing on the market and the economy.
  2. The overvaluation of financial portals.
  3. The overvaluation of the Mexican peso has been eliminated, and this step will provide badly needed oxygen for Mexican industry.


  1. Condo.ca Magazine Reports: Toronto Real Estate Market Improving according to Realtors with Risk of Rising Prices ...

    Sales were down slightly in Toronto’s housing market but prices continue to rise modestly, prompting OECD to warn of overvaluation, reports Condo.ca. In another story, Canada’s greenest home sets new standard for environmentally-conscious builders. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10808768.htm
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Let the Charts Be Your Guide on Netflix: Bespoke’s Hickey

    "If you're buying Netflix (NFLX) on fundamentals, you should revisit," says Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group. Relax, Netflix bulls. A little fundamental overvaluation doesn't mean you have to kick a stock out of your portfolio. Ask the Nasdaq, which officially welcomes the content streaming king into the Nasdaq 100 (^NDX) today. The move [...]
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Finance: Breakout


  1. "Our fundamentals are globally sound in the euro zone," Fillon said on the second day of his US trip. "But the slowing down of growth in the United States, the overvaluation of the euro and the rising energy and food prices will weigh on...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Francois Fillon Source: AFP

  2. "The extreme overvaluation, the manic buying and bubbles in the late 1990s [and] mid-2000s are for the history books - they're very large," Prechter said. "The bear market is going to have to balance that out with some sort of significant...
    on Aug 16, 2009 By: Robert Prechter Source: Ha'aretz

  3. In September 1999, Microsoft's MSFT then-president, Steve Ballmer, told a conference of business journalists that "there is such an overvaluation of technology stocks that it is absurd."
    on May 5, 2005 By: Steve Ballmer Source: TheStreet.com

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