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  • v. Present participle of overtrade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or practice of buying goods beyond the means of payment; a glutting of the market.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But there is a condition called overtrading, where a business sells too much too quickly and grows too rapidly.


  • The situation is called overtrading and it can strike healthy businesses that sell too much too quickly, and grow too rapidly.


  • "If it were a child we would call it hyperactive; if it were a patient we would diagnose it with bipolar disorder; if it were a trader we would fire it for overtrading," wrote Ilan Solot , a London-based economist at Brown Brothers Harriman.

    Brazil Adds Stimulus to Series of Policy Reversals

  • Among the risks that traders should be aware of before they make their first transaction: "overtrading."

    Is Currency Trading Worth the Risk?

  • But there's no advantage to overtrading your portfolio.

    Five Myths About Asset Allocation

  • Princeton University's Jose Scheinkman and Wei Xiong have shown how bubbles lead to overtrading -- whether day trading dot-com stocks or flipping condos -- and this might be a useful alert.

    Fed Rethinks Stance on Popping Bubbles

  • It's a "Minsky Moment," and the irony is most investors know easy credit, overtrading and euphoria create bubbles that always burst.

    Market Efficiency Hokum

  • He said overtrading could in fact have an adverse effect on the quality of service, prompting two judges to dispute this.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It has been sometimes said, that the losses at present sustained by farmers are merely the natural and necessary consequences of overtrading, and that they must bear them as all other merchants do, who have entered into unsuccessful speculations.

    The Grounds of an Opinion on the Policy of Restricting the Importation of Foreign Corn, by Thomas Malthus

  • "This can unfortunately not be tolerated since it compounds the overtrading situation which leads to further aggravation and violence."

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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