Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overinvest.
  • adjective Subject to excess levels of investment

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Examples

  • Suffice it to say that former Minister Jalali defended Karzai's government as the only game in town, and I took an opposite view -- suggesting that we had overinvested in Karzai and Afghanistan, which was now trapping and containing American power rather than further leveraging it in the region.

    Steve Clemons: Karzai, Iran, the US, and Bags of Cash

  • Suffice it to say that former Minister Jalali defended Karzai's government as the only game in town, and I took an opposite view -- suggesting that we had overinvested in Karzai and Afghanistan, which was now trapping and containing American power rather than further leveraging it in the region.

    Steve Clemons: Karzai, Iran, the US, and Bags of Cash

  • Investors sell themselves short by investing too much in the U.S.A. You're already overinvested here anyway—you have your life and career here.

    How to Make Your 401(k) Plan Work Harder

  • Suffice it to say that former Minister Jalali defended Karzai's government as the only game in town, and I took an opposite view -- suggesting that we had overinvested in Karzai and Afghanistan, which was now trapping and containing American power rather than further leveraging it in the region.

    Steve Clemons: Karzai, Iran, the US, and Bags of Cash

  • Although it did end up becoming overinvested in to the point of being irrationally exuberent, capital was still available for other purposes such as the purchase of t-bills, even at lower rates of interest, and inflation ended up not being an issue, presumably because of increased efficiencies.

    Improved Standard of Living, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • It shouldn't have been that surprising given how much they overinvested in real estate, but it is a potential shot across the bow for an even bigger sovereign bond problem or refinancing issue.

    Investment Roundtable: Risks lurk, but recovery still on track

  • Suffice it to say that former Minister Jalali defended Karzai's government as the only game in town, and I took an opposite view -- suggesting that we had overinvested in Karzai and Afghanistan, which was now trapping and containing American power rather than further leveraging it in the region.

    Steve Clemons: Karzai, Iran, the US, and Bags of Cash

  • It was a growth model where we overinvested in the most unproductive form of capital, meaning housing.

    Dr. Doom Has Some Good News

  • Suffice it to say that former Minister Jalali defended Karzai's government as the only game in town, and I took an opposite view -- suggesting that we had overinvested in Karzai and Afghanistan, which was now trapping and containing American power rather than further leveraging it in the region.

    Steve Clemons: Karzai, Iran, the US, and Bags of Cash

  • It was a growth model where we overinvested in the most unproductive form of capital, meaning housing.

    Dr. Doom Has Some Good News

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