from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An instance of overvaluing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Excessive valuation; overestimate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Too high valuation; an overestimate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. too high a value or price assigned to something
- n. an appraisal that is too high
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And even using the label overvaluation may be a bit presumptuous.
The SNB said it would rapidly expand banks' most readily available deposits to 120 billion francs $166.52 billion, from the current level of 80 billion francs, and would conduct foreign-exchange swap transactions in an effort to counter the "massive overvaluation of the Swiss franc."
Not surprisingly, this overvaluation is making it very difficult for US manufacturers to compete with China.
The overvaluation of the dollar against the Chinese yuan and other currencies is the main reason for the huge US trade deficit.
On Wednesday, the central bank said it would rapidly expand banks' most readily available deposits to 120 billion francs $165.15 billion, from 80 billion francs, and would conduct foreign-exchange swap transactions in an effort to counter the "massive overvaluation of the Swiss franc."
And others felt they were a fully appropriate response to the prospect of large inflows of short-term capital that could lead to substantial overvaluation of the exchange rate.
These risky funds often are guilty of inadequate disclosure of costs, overvaluation of holdings to goose reported performance and manager pay, and cozy ties between funds and brokers that often shortchange investors.
The overvaluation of the franc has slowed the economy and driven inflation close to zero.
The Economist currently estimates the extent of housing price overvaluation as follows:
In its statement yesterday, the bank said that "the current massive overvaluation of the Swiss franc poses an acute threat to the Swiss economy and carries the risk of a deflationary development."
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.