Overissue

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Overissue

An excess of issued shares over authorized shares.
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Overissue

A situation in which a company issues more shares than it has authorized shares.
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An influential group of classicals known as the strict bullionists arose to attribute these inflationary phenomena solely to the redundancy of money and to accuse the Bank of taking advantage of the absence of a convertibility constraint to overissue the currency.
To summarize, Thornton's position on deflation was this: Deflate to reverse price rises emanating from monetary overissue. But never deflate to correct real shocks to the balance of payments.