Which insiders are selling and buying chunks of stocks?

Below are lists of the top 10 open-market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission 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! Please note, however, that these are factual lists, not buy and sell recommendations. Dollar value is only one metric to assess the importance of an insider transaction.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Valueact Holdings LP BO 250,000 $5,754,500
Equity One (EQY) Katzman Chaim CB,DIR,
BO
24,600 $301,104
DWS Global Commodities Stock Fd (GCS) Benchmark Plus Management LLC BO 25,235 $162,022
Lexaria (LXRP) Bunka Christopher CB,CEO,
BO
1,600,000 $80,000
Famous Daves Of America (DAVE) Monfort Richard L DIR 7,953 $47,005
NN (NNBR) Zupan Thomas G VP 30,000 $42,000
Tix (TIXC) Ashraf Iqbal BO 13,500 $30,850
Greenbrier Companies (GBX) Furman William A CEO,PR,
DIR
4,800 $28,663
Skye International (SKYI) Logan Perry D CEO,DIR,
BO
20,000 $3,600
Candev Resource (CVRX) Mcleary Mark A PR,DIR,
BO
10,000 $2,500
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Mussallem Michael A CB,CEO,
DIR
40,198 $2,618,325
Lumber Liquidators (LL) TA Associates Inc DIR 155,000 $2,451,652
Gilead Sciences (GILD) Young Kevin VP,OO 30,000 $1,338,990
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust BO 400 $1,114,314
TD Ameritrade (AMTD) Moglia Joseph H DIR 18,000 $304,620
Google (GOOG) Rosenberg Jonathan J VP 215 $86,304
Sourcefire (FIRE) Roesch Martin F DIR,CTO 5,000 $58,903
AEP Industries (AEPI) JMB Capital Partners Master Fund LP BO 1,500 $40,961
Candev Resource Exploration (CVRX) Mcleary Mark A PR,DIR,
BO
97,500 $26,325
Fair Isaac (FIC) Osborne Charles M VP,FO 1,683 $23,562
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