overspeculation

overspeculation

(ˌəʊvəˌspɛkjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
the act or instance of speculating too much
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Meanwhile, economies collapsing from overspeculation, millions of refugees fleeing war in Syria and a threat of another world war beggar disbelief in how much worse things could be.
A decade of harsh and controversial post-war federal "Reconstruction" policies birthed financial overspeculation in the railroad industry, carpetbaggers, scalawags, robber barons, the Black Friday Stock Market Crash, the most corrupt presidential administration in U.
He said the main problem is overspeculation in commodity markets, which amounts to placing a bet.
Even a marginal increase in the cost of trading could dampen markets' volatility, discourage overspeculation and shift capital into investments in real businesses that create real jobs on Main Street.
It would not, in my opinion, be overspeculation to read this curious comment as a reference to the weakness of the crown of Aragon in relation to that of Castile, as well as to the unpopularity that plagued Ferdinand in the last years of his reign.
Overspeculation in the market and the Northridge Earthquake in 1994 got most of the blame.
In 1857, 1873, and 1893, overspeculation that began in one city (for example, New York in 1857 and Vienna in 1873) triggered financial panics that swept through Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
The actual causes lay deeper: overspeculation in land and securities, issuance of too much paper money, and increasing inflation.
His story, and story it is, emphasizes the troubles of the Weimar government, which had stimulated consumption at the expense of investment and fostered an air of overspeculation.
The housing downturn has been less severe in Eugene than in other parts of the country because of the city's land use policies that discourage overbuilding and overspeculation, she said.
The bankruptcies were primarily the result of overspeculation in railway securities and real estate.
Once more overspeculation and a flawed and unregulated banking and credit structure caused a financial panic that turned into a brief depression.