Oversold

Definition:

Used in the context of general equities. Technically too low in price, and hence a technical correction is expected. Antithesis of overbought.

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Historical Cost Accounting Convention

An accounting technique that values an asset for balance sheet purposes at the price paid for the asset at the time of its acquisition.

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