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Below are lists of the top 10 open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday as ranked by dollar value. Company executives and directors are in the best position to assess the attractiveness of their firms' shares, and here is how many of them are voting their wallets!

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Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Bought
Dollar
Value
Retail Ventures (RVI) Schottenstein Jay L
CB,DIR
2,356,300
$3,801,190
Huntsman (HUN) Reaud Wayne A 
DIR
1,000,000
$3,276,900
Acme Packet (APKT) MV Management Ix LLC
BO
470,800
$1,425,393
Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Conrades George H
CB,DIR
72,100
$1,012,124
Western Sizzlin (WEST) Sedaghat Shawn
BO
102,833
$719,831
Orchid Cellmark (ORCH) Bridger Management LLC
BO
915,110
$594,822
Bruker (BRKR) Laukien Frank H
CEO,PR,
DIR,BO
109,050
$468,948
Bill Barrett (BBG) Warburg Pincus & Co
BO
20,700
$410,481
Moneygram International (MGI) Blum Capital Partners LP
BO
412,070
$404,152
Huntsman (HUN) Scruggs Samuel D
VP,GC,
SEC
125,000
$370,613
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Sears Holdings (SHLD) Perry Richard C
DIR
530,000
$21,779,700
International Bancshares (IBOC) Sanchez Antonio R Jr
DIR,BO
345,750
$6,873,684
Metropcs Communications (PCS) Patterson Arthur C
DIR
236,931
$3,511,483
Oncogenex Pharm (OGXI) Ventures West Capital Ltd
BO
450,000
$2,677,500
Transmeta (TMTA) Riley Bryant R
DIR
82,952
$1,481,764
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC
BO
78,700
$1,326,267
McDonalds (MCD) Dillon Mary
VP,SO
9,662
$580,777
Brown Forman (BFA) Bond Ina Brown
BO
10,900
$534,602
Exxon Mobil (XOM) Rosenthal David S
VP,SEC
5,405
$432,400
Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) Daly Michael P
CEO,PR,
DIR
13,400
$359,506
Key to Titles:A=Assistant, AI=Affiliated Investor, AO=Accounting Officer, BD=Business Development, BO=Beneficial Owner, CAO=Chief Accounting Officer, CB=Chairman, CCO=Chief Compliance Officer, CEO=Chief Executive Officer, CFO=Chief Financial Officer, CIO=Chief Information Officer, CO=Compliance Officer, COO=Chief Operating Officer, CT=Controller, CTO=Chief Technology Officer, DIR=Director, F=Founder, FO=Financial Officer, GC=General Counsel, HR=Human Resources, IO=Information Officer, IR=Investor Relations, LO=Legal Officer, MD=Managing Director, O=Officer, OO=Operating Officer, PR=President, PT=Partner, REL=Relative of an insider, SEC=Secretary, SH=Shareholder, SO=Sales Officer, TO=Technology Officer, TR=Treasurer, TT=Trustee, VCB=Vice Chairman, VP=Vice President, X=Ex Officer or other title displayed.
Source: InsiderInsights.com

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Jonathan Moreland is director of research and publisher of the weekly publication InsiderInsights, founder of the Web site InsiderInsights.com and the director of research at Insider Asset Management LLC. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, Moreland appreciates your feedback; click here to send him an email.