Relax, Investors. Corporate Insiders Are Stocking Up

Wall Street may be in the throes of a bear market, as many observers believe, but the actions of those closest to the fire--trades by executives in the stocks of their own companies--belie this theory. According to Vickers Weekly Insider Report, its eight-week Sell/Buy ratio is at its most optimistic level since early 1991. History shows that whenever the ratio of insider sales to insider purchases falls below 2.25, a rising market usually follows. And it's now at 1.04, which means insiders are making as many purchases as sales.

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