NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- 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 Monday 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.
Geeknet (LNUX) Marlin Sams Fund LP BO 500,000 $625,000
Advocat (AVCA) Marlin Capital Partners LLC BO 39,000 $217,199
Adaptec (ADPT) Steel Partners II LP BO 64,564 $208,814
Meadowbrook Insurance (MIG) Thal Bruce E DIR 29,000 $197,643
Novadel Pharma (NVD) Ratoff Steven B CEO,DIR 1,000,000 $159,211
Endwave (ENWV) Empire Capital Mgt LLC BO 61,494 $143,896
Franklin Street Props (FSP) Carter George J PR,DIR 10,000 $129,996
Pharmathene (PIP) Pappajohn John DIR 100,000 $118,930
Constellation Energy (CEP) Ward Charles C CFO,TR 32,500 $107,499
Panhandle Oil Gas (PHX) Ligon Duke R DIR 3,833 $92,827
Moodys Corp (MCO) Berkshire Hathaway Inc BO 3,454,791 $90,187,012
Fossil (FOSL) Kartsotis Tom CB,DIR,
BO
548,137 $17,638,729
Calpine (CPN) Harbinger Capital Master Fund I Ltd BO 1,464,487 $16,732,180
Kirkland S (KIRK) Kirkland Carl DIR,BO 500,000 $8,443,280
Carefusion (CFN) Cardinal Health Inc BO 342,000 $8,339,200
Black Decker (BDK) Fenton Charles E VP,GC 48,563 $3,013,334
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation BO 900 $2,952,648
Tyler Technologies (TYL) Marr John S Jr CEO,PR,
DIR
150,000 $2,858,768
Iac/Interactivecorp
(IACI)
Liberty Media Corp BO 96,300 $1,837,590
Emeritus Corp (ESC) Apollo RE Advisors III LP BO 100,000 $1,692,000
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