Nokia shares have gone on a heck of a run recently, as the CEO and other board members purchased more than 1 million shares in a show of confidence. While it's nice to know management is in the same boat as shareholders, that doesn't do a lot of good if the ship in sinking. Unfortunately, this is a pretty transparent attempt to prop up investor confidence, and it doesn't mean shares are a compelling buy today. Austin cautions investors against following management down this money pit.

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