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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 Friday 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
Republic Services (RSG) Cascade Investment LLC O 476,345 $12,011,182
James River Coal (JRCC) Steelhead Partners LLC O 100,000 $1,586,330
Pet Drx (VETS) Burleson Gene E CEO,DIR 383,700 $851,814
Autonation Fl (AN) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Tr O 50,000 $498,360
Fibernet Telecom (FTGX) Wc Capital Management LLC BO 25,900 $256,850
Taro Pharmaceutical (TAROF) Franklin Resources Inc BO 10,235 $92,842
Cogent Communications (CCOI) Ferguson Lewis H DIR 10,400 $76,491
BKF Capital Group (BKFG) Bronson Steven N PR,DIR,
BO
69,500 $59,075
FSI International (FSI) Marxe Austin W & Greenhouse David M BO 145,825 $48,821
Majesco Entertainment (COOL) Trinad Capital Master Fund Ltd BO 30,300 $24,379
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I BO 1,370,938 $39,210,960
Genelabs Technologies (GNLB) Morgan Stanley BO 5,374,343 $6,986,646
Intraware (ITRA) Marxe Austin W & Greenhouse David M BO 928,275 $3,713,100
Noven Pharmaceuticals (NOVN) OSS Capital Mgt BO 79,039 $880,043
Vonage Holdings (VG) Silver Point Capital LP BO 87,000 $55,711
Sinoenergy (SNEN) Feinberg Jeff BO 11,600 $29,116
Alpine Global Premier Prop Fd (AWP) Flamm Sheldon R TR,CCO 400 $5,356
Qualstar (QBAK) Nelson Richard A DIR,VP,
BO
2,318 $5,273
Core-mark Holding Company (CORE) Miller Christopher M VP,CAO 217 $4,462
Flow International (FLOW) Fletcher Douglas P CFO 2,000 $4,220
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.