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 120,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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CE Franklin (USA)
Foolcaps
(AMEX:CFK)

21.41%

Industrial Equipment Wholesale

-40.01%

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POSCO (ADR)
Foolcaps
(NYSE:PKX)

15.36%

Steel & Iron

-51.94%

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Hercules Foolcaps
(NYSE:HPC)

14.07%

Specialty Chemicals

-34.98%

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Other Five-Star Industrial Equipment Wholesale
MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) down -0.99%
KHD Humboldt Wedag International (NYSE:KHD) down -2.63%

Other Five-Star Steel & Iron
Gerdau S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:GGB) up 6.01%
Vale (NYSE:RIO) up 5.04%

Other Five-Star Specialty Chemicals
Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) up 6.51%
Oil-Dri (NYSE:ODC) up 2.26%