Example sentences for: overvalued

How can you use “overvalued” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Traders interpreted Greenspan's delicate rhetorical query, made during a speech at a conservative think tank, to imply that he believed the stock market was overvalued, and that the Federal Reserve might be about to increase interest rates in order to lower stock prices.

  • The optimistic view: The real was overvalued anyway, so devaluation could lower the 29 percent interest rate.

  • Considering that we live in a time when stock-market gurus produce brand new measures of valuation on the spot--"See, you should buy this, because although the company has no earnings, it's trading at just 80 times the cost of the phone calls its employees make in any one month"--the suggestion that a company might actually be overvalued was enough to send investors streaming to the doors.

  • The same was true, to a lesser extent, of investors in the United States, to whom China Telecom must suddenly have looked less like a savvy investment in an infinitely expandable market and more like an overvalued investment in a region plagued by dubious financing practices and even more dubious accounting.

  • The real danger to the U.S. economy is Wall Street: The market seems horribly overvalued, and a crash would be devastating now that so many Americans invest there.


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