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Jonathan Moreland is the founder and Director of Research at, which produces the weekly InsiderInsights Newsletter, and offers institutional strength, real-time insider data and analytics via a subscription Data Module and APIs. He is also principal of Insider Asset... More
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    We are not looking for the shares to move because of insider purchases. We are looking at insider buying as an indicator that they are buying because they know something that the market price does not yet reflect.


    > And while stocks don't (or shouldn't) move up or down based on insider activity alone<


    Insiders know something that we do not know and are willing to spend there own funds on it. Insiders can use insider purchases to alert friends and family when they should increase their positions size. It is probably the only legal way, for sure the easiest way, for insiders to get the word out.
    17 Mar 2013, 10:52 AM Reply Like
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