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Q&A: What corporate insiders are buying and selling

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Insider trading - the legal buying and selling of stock by officers and directors who work within those same businesses - has a long history of correctly anticipating the market's direction.

Whether used as an indicator for the broad market, sectors within it, or individual stocks, they have been correct more often than wrong.

So what are they signalling to buy and sell right now?

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We'll ask Ted Dixon, chief executive officer and co-founder of INK Research, for his insight during our weekly one-hour web chat Tuesday at 1 p.m. (ET). INK Research is a Canadian service that provides investor knowledge into what public company executives and significant shareholders are doing with their ownership interests.

Readers of Globe Investor and Inside the Market have no doubt read our stories based on his research, which most recently included the finding that gold insiders are signalling a big rally to come.

This is your chance to ask him more about using this strategy for your investments - and where to place the best bets right now based on the actions of insiders.

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Investment Editor

Darcy Keith is The Globe and Mail's Investment Editor. He has been a business journalist since 1992 and joined the Report on Business in 2010 from Yahoo! Canada, where he was the senior editor of finance. More


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