an excessive reaction; a reaction with inappropriate emotional behavior
A reaction that is excessive.
The numerical value of overreaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overreaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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This may be an overreaction as the Fed has made abundantly clear that any tightening will be moderate.
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida see a little bit of an under-reaction from the Democrats and an overreaction from some of the The Republicans '.
( The) U.S. economy is not going off the rails, i'm generally sanguine. We muddle through. I think some of this is an overreaction to the overreaction of assets being so swollen.
There was, frankly, an overreaction to the simple fact that someone has to be in charge with gathering and disseminating information, we stepped in to play that role, which is a role to be applauded.
What you are seeing is retail investors reacting to continued headlines and concerns that a Fed tightening is more imminent, this may be an overreaction as the Fed has made abundantly clear that any tightening will be moderate.
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