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Synonyms for overbid

a bid that is higher than preceding bids

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(bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)

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to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win

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bid more than the object is worth

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15, we find significant overbidding of about 120% in the Baseline Contest treatment (Wilcoxon signed-rank test, p < .
If one allows for the conditions of the real world of entrepreneurial strategy, how is one to discern and interpret what may appear to be overbidding for capital goods?
Baghdad (NINA) - Leader of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (SIIC), Ammar al-Hakeem, described the National Reform Initiative as not being, "Temporary political stance, it must remain away from political overbidding.
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise into state hands in November 2009 after running into trouble by overbidding for the deal before recession struck and crippled revenues from the franchise.
Terra Firma, EMI's private equity owner, had sued Citigroup, Inc in 2009 saying that the bank provided misleading information on competing bids for EMI, which led to it overbidding for EMI and later acquiring it in 2007.
The group returned its loss-making East Coast franchise back to the Government in November after overbidding for the deal before recession struck.
Santander has offered about EUR500m (USD597m) for the unit comprising 174 branches, thus overbidding Italian UniCredit (BIT:UCG), which was also among the suitors.
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise in November after overbidding for the deal before recession struck.
Given the importance of 3G from a longterm growth perspective, we expect significant overbidding to take place," Ahire added, stating the auction amount could reach Rs 8,000 crore compared to the base price of Rs 3,500 crore at a pan- India level.
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise - which links Tees Valley with London and Scotland -into state hands in November after running into trouble by overbidding for the deal before the recession struck and crippled revenues from the franchise.
In controlled experiments, bidders at auction often fall prey to a winner's curse, failing to consider factors conducive to overbidding and thus earning disappointing or even negative returns.
Hanh Ahee, Stanford University, and Ulrike Malmendier, Stanford University and NBER, "Biases in the Market: the Case of Overbidding in Auctions"
What's more, Wood recommended overbidding the project slightly to protect against unforeseen expenses.
What they cannot be expected to compete against is abuse of buying power, whether this is used, as it has been historically, in predatory promotional pricing, or in the more sinister and recent activity of overbidding on acquisitions to wipe out the competitive set in convenience retailing.
This time, the price appreciation has been more steady and while there are multiple offers on some properties, buyers are not overbidding, experts say.