Example sentences for: oversold

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

  • This week, things brightened slightly, for no obvious reason aside from excellent earnings from bellwethers Cisco (a holding of mine) and Wal-Mart (which I don't own but probably should) and a general sense that the market was "oversold."

  • This wasn't one of those times, I think, but "oversold" is not a label that helps you tell the difference.

  • What's interesting about this, though, is that the same picture is very rarely drawn of the bond market, even though if you talk to (or listen to) bond traders, what you mostly hear is a host of technical information--stuff about the trend of bond prices over the last month or last week, about support levels that bond prices have to hold or break through, and about overbought/oversold indicators that are or are not flashing green or red.

  • The Republicans will argue the shortfall isn't that big, because they are going to cover some of it by onetime savings: dipping into the bank insurance funds--never mind the S&L collapse, that was eons ago--and, of course, selling off part of the broadcast spectrum-- the most oversold commodity since the Brooklyn Bridge.

  • The story seems oversold (by the SEC and by the NYT ): The paper reports that nearly half the violations resulted from complications relating to the merger that created the firm, and no examples are given of firm audits that were in any way rendered dubious by prima facie investment conflicts.

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