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 Thursday 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.
Take Two Interactive (TTWO) Icahn Carl C BO 1,055,073 $9,721,873
Evolving Systems (EVOL) Singer Karen BO 38,669 $230,831
Dws Global Commod Stk Fund (GCS) Benchmark Plus Mgt LLC BO 14,722 $114,927
Zoran Corp (ZRAN) Gerzberg Levy CEO,DIR 5,000 $54,750
Special Opportunities Fund (PIF) Walden Charles C DIR 4,000 $52,600
Pier 1 Imports (PIR) Smith Alex CEO,PR,
10,000 $51,094
Nts Realty Holdings LP (NLP) Nichols J D DIR,BO 7,500 $40,773
Banyan Rail Services (BHIT) Dennis Paul S DIR,VP,
250,000 $37,500
Oceanfirst Financial (OCFC) Catania Angelo DIR 3,000 $31,320
Bryn Mawr Bank (BMTC) Connell George W BO 2,000 $30,682
IAC Interactivecorp (IACI) Liberty Media Corp BO 441,700 $8,968,488
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation BO 46,000 $3,285,122
Ruby Tuesday (RT) Beall Samuel E III CEO,DIR 350,000 $2,460,710
Kellogg (K) Kellogg W K Foundation BO 30,000 $1,653,027
Double Take Software (DBTK) Abs Partners Iv LLC DIR 81,313 $824,638
Salesforce Com (CRM) Benioff Marc CB,CEO,
10,000 $644,170
Morningstar (MORN) Mansueto Joseph D CB,CEO,
8,200 $382,144
J P Morgan Chase (JPM) Cutler Stephen M GC 5,242 $205,401
Patriot Coal (PCX) Vining Paul H PR,COO 11,900 $200,801
Harvest Natural Resources (HNR) Pabrai Mohnish BO 36,598 $182,282

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.
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