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Top-heavy

At a price level where supply is exceeding demand. See: Resistance level.

Top-Heavy

Informal; describing a security trading at a price at which there are more sellers than buyers. Because there is a lack of demand at the top-heavy price, the security is likely to undergo a price correction. See also: Resistance level.
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Since Baca took office in 1998, critics say the department has become top heavy while the number of deputies and sergeants in the field has remained stagnant.
All of a sudden, companies that were top heavy with personnel find themselves shorthanded, especially in management.
Left unpruned, the butterfly bush will soon become top heavy with floppy shoots and few flowers.
But even though the full, now 250-title list is top heavy with films at absolutely no risk of being lost - they're too valuable for their copyright owners to neglect - it's always had room for the obscure, the unpopular and the otherwise overlooked significant work.
In a heavy rain, the canopy takes up an enormous amount of water and the tree becomes dangerously top heavy, especially where too many lower branches have been removed,'' Parra said.
The Falcons, top heavy in the back row, tried several different combinations at forward, including their best player, sweeper Kim Britton.
They are so overgrown and top heavy as to have become a danger.
The real question now is not whether we are top heavy with administration but whether we have cut back too severely, while at the same time being required to respond to court orders, unfunded state and local mandates and myriad other issues.