English edit

Etymology edit

over- +‎ sold

Adjective edit

oversold (not comparable)

  1. (finance) In a stock or commodity market condition where there has been significant trading driving prices down to lower levels, levels which seem overextended or excessive on a short-term basis.

Usage notes edit

The term can be applied subjectively, or in technical analysis there are various different indicators which technical analysts may use for (more or less) objective identification of oversold conditions.

Antonyms edit