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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China Netcom Group Corp (HK) Ltd (ADR)
Foolcaps
(NYSE:CN)

10.54%

Telecom Services - Foreign

-0.32%

282 of 292

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Natus Medical, Inc.
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(NASDAQ:BABY)

7.27%

Medical Appliances & Equipment

5.39%

1096 of 1125

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II-VI, Inc.
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(NASDAQ:IIVI)

6.92%

Scientific & Technical Instruments

5.99%

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Other Five-Star Telecom Services - Foreign
Nortel Inversora S.A. (NYSE:NTL) up 2.96%
France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) up 0.38%
Other Five-Star Medical Appliances & Equipment
Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX) up 2.20%
Syneron Medical (NASDAQ:ELOS) up 0.87%
Other Five-Star Scientific & Technical Instruments
ThermoGenesis (NASDAQ:KOOL) up 3.56%
Trimble Navigation Limited (NASDAQ:TRMB) up 2.96%