overinvestment

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overinvestment

(ˌəʊvərɪnˈvɛstmənt)
n
(Economics) economics an excessive investment of finances
Translations

overinvestment

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈvestmənt] Nsobreinversión f
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Published empirical evidence on the nature, extent and consequences of under- and over-investment amongst SMEs has been extremely difficult to find.
Aluminium: Continued over-investment in production capacity will mean the aluminium industry remains plagued by oversupply over the next two years, driving prices down.
It's a classic over-investment slump, of a kind that was normal before World War II."
Some analysts said the slump was due to over-investment in defense stocks and early profit-taking.
Part of the expansion of investment during the response period will be malinvestment and over-investment. As the malinvestments are discovered and corrected, the production structure will shorten, productivity will decline, and the aggregate data picks up a negative productivity shock.
The same emotional over-investment makes it difficult for remodelers to turn down work.
Just as corporate over-investment triggered the 1997 crisis, Asia's excessive reliance on global demand for its exports, especially electronics, plunged some countries last year into their deepest recession on record.
In the West, economists have started to ask whether the technology boom on the stock market has led to over-investment in the fashionable new sectors and under-investment in "old economy" industries.
Further, the business judgment rule, under which judges do not second-guess managerial mistakes, puts the full panoply of agency costs -- such as over-expansion, over-investment, and reluctance to take on profitable but uncomfortable risks -- beyond any direct legal inquiry.
This exuberance always leads to over-investment in the hot product or the hot stock.
That's not only to do with breaking the fourth wall, an accomplishment dubiously arrived at with Redgrave's sternly spoken "no tongues," followed by a "you be silent" to the crowd lest any of us giggle at Prospero's over-investment in Miranda and Ferdinand's locked lips.