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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North American Palladium (USA)
Foolcaps
(AMEX:PAL)

9.70%

Industrial Metals & Minerals

(4.37%)

552 of 577

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Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:STLD)

7.40%

Steel & Iron

3.64%

605 of 621

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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (ADR)
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:MITSY)

7.37%

Conglomerates

3.79%

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Other Five-Star Industrial Metals & Minerals
Teck Cominco Limited (USA) (NYSE:TCK) up 4.08%
Titanium Metals Corp (NYSE:TIE) up 3.99%
Other Five-Star Steel & Iron
Gerdau Ameristeel Corp (USA) (NYSE:GNA) up 4.04%
Gerdau S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:GGB) up 3.43%