As fundamentals-focused long-term investors, Fools never base an investment decision on the daily gyrations of the market. But the market's daily price movements can be useful when looking for new stock ideas for further research, or to keep tabs on watch-list stocks.

Below you'll find today's biggest movers among our five-star stocks -- the highest rating awarded by our CAPS community of more than 86,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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LJ International, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:JADE)

17.47%

Recreational Goods, Other

-2.84%

245 of 251

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Union Drilling, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:UDRL)

9.64%

Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration

-2.73%

113 of 116

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Metal Storm Limited (ADR)
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:MTSX)

9.00%

Research Services

-5.64%

13 of 13

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Other Five-Star Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP) up 2.67%
Compton Petroleum Corp (USA) (NYSE:CMZ) up 1.88%

Other Five-Star Research Services
Covance, Inc. (NYSE:CVD) up 0.56%
PAREXEL International Corp. (NASDAQ:PRXL) down -0.73%