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A Negative Stock Market Indicator Appears Without Warning.

Written by Gary North on December 19, 2012

Corporate insiders are selling their companies’ shares at a furious rate: almost 7 to one over purchases.

Insiders have better information than the rest of us do regarding the future performance of their companies. This performance will presumably influence share prices.

When insiders start selling, they think trouble is ahead. Better safe than sorry, they think. Better to get out while the getting’s good. Better to gain liquidity at the expense of leverage. You don’t want leverage in a down market.

It isn’t clear why they are selling, only that they are selling.

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3 thoughts on “A Negative Stock Market Indicator Appears Without Warning.

  1. Oregon Engineer says:

    Perhaps they also have insider information on upcoming capital gains taxes. Maximize profits now. If it turns out that that (cap gains tax) was incorrect or not as high as anticipated perhaps buy more options the next year? I would assume most of these people do not make major moves based on fear. Perhaps they see ( are advised by trusted advisers) that the economy is going to significantly slow in the next year. This means the rest of us should take a hint and get more information and do something similar.

  2. so the politicians are selling off their stocks. nothing like legal insider trading

  3. Victor Barney says:

    Without WARNING? Hello? What does a promised "fundamental transformation of government" into MARXISM((Anti-Christ by defintion & even WORSE than EVIL MURDERING ISLAM because MARXISM(Anti-CHRIST also) EVEN DENIES THE VERY EXISTANCE OF A SPIRITUAL WORLD)) MEAN TO YOU? p.s. You also MUST realize that MARXISM, denying the very existance of a spiritual world is said to be by OUR JEWISH, NOT GREEK, -BORN SAVIOR the "ONLY SIN" that "NEVER" can be "forgiven", either in this world or the next! By the way: Welcome to Adam's world before the FIRST MURDERER was even born! And, this is JUST ONLY THE BEGINNING OF "JACOB'S TROUBLE!" Just saying…