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 Tuesday 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.
Cedar Fair LP (FUN) Q4 Funding LP BO 638,242 $7,622,157
Take Two Interactive (TTWO) Icahn Carl C BO 300,800 $2,761,368
Schnitzer Steel (SCHN) Furman William A DIR 34,000 $1,517,709
FMC (FMC) Brondeau Pierre R CEO,PR,
18,500 $993,693
Facet Biotech (FACT) BVF Partners L P Il BO 39,200 $606,624
Entech Solar (ENSL) Gelbaum David CEO,DIR,
7,500,000 $600,000
Boulder Growth Inc Fund (BIF) Ernest Horejsi Trust No 1b BO 88,107 $504,698
St Jude Medical (STJ) Brown John W DIR 10,000 $375,000
Courier (CRRC) Conway James F III CB,CEO,
17,500 $244,300
Hanesbrands (HBI) Nelson Ronald L DIR 10,000 $219,100
Microsoft (MSFT) Gates William H III DIR 2,000,000 $55,911,000
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Bill Melinda Gates Foundation BO 50,000 $3,695,591
Micromet (MITI) Stampacchia Otello DIR 260,500 $2,127,242
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals (CPIX) Marstiller Jean W VP,SEC 153,543 $1,828,697
Unitrin (UTR) Singleton Group LLC BO 77,150 $1,698,989
Hess (HES) Hess John B CB,CEO,
20,000 $1,165,000
Regal Beloit (RBC) Knueppel Henry W CB,CEO,
20,000 $1,075,300
Blackrock (BLK) Fairbairn Robert W CB 5,276 $1,061,240
Corning (GLW) Flaws James B VCB,CFO,
53,772 $962,271
FMC (FMC) Sosa Enrique DIR 17,000 $911,447

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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