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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 Wednesday 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
J P Morgan Chase & (JPM) Dimon James
CB,CEO,DIR
500,000
$11,464,600
Regen Biologics (RGBO) Mcneil Robert G
DIR,BO
1,142,857
$4,000,000
Southern Copper (PCU) Grupo Mexico Sab De Cv
BO
200,000
$3,060,000
Bank Of America (BAC) Lewis Kenneth D Lewis Kenneth D
CB,CEO,
PR,DIR
200,000
$1,198,966
Bank Of America (BAC) Tillman Robert L
DIR
200,000
$1,154,500
Regen Biologics (RGBO) Ivy Healthcare Capital II L P
BO
285,715
$1,000,003
Bank Of America (BAC) Sloan Jr O Temple
DIR
61,500
$367,505
National Coal (NCOC) Geologic Resource Partners LLC
BO
187,290
$196,655
Bank Of America (BAC) Collins John T
DIR
31,600
$184,784
Bank Of America Corp De (BAC) Barnet William III
DIR
30,000
$172,500
Company Name (Ticker) Filer Name
Title(s)
Shares
Sold
Dollar
Value
Noven Pharmaceuticals (NOVN) Oss Capital Management
BO
100,000
$1,100,000
Monsanto (MON) Preete Kerry J
VP
6,400
$511,232
Eagle Rock Energy LP (EROC) Eagle Rock Energy LP (EROC)
BO
50,000
$351,400
Transmontaigne LP (TLP) Cushing Mlp Opportunity Fund I LP
BO
16,900
$287,300
Van Kampen Trust For Invest Grade Munis (VGM) Dammeyer Rodney F
DIR
21,419
$223,316
Van Kampen Muni Opp Trust (VMO) Dammeyer Rodney F
DIR
20,000
$207,145
Home Bancshares (HOMB) Thompson William G
DIR
8,000
$165,320
Enzon Pharmaceuticals (ENZN) Tooman Craig A
CFO,VP,FO
10,306
$65,237
Particle Drilling (PDRT) Greywolf Capital Management LP
BO,BO
298,700
$33,108
Bank Mutual (BKMU) Herr Mark C
DIR
3,300
$32,528
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.

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