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 105,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Minera Andes, Inc. (USA)
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ OTC: MNEAF)

8.21%

Gold

3.93%

81 of 83

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Apco Argentina, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:APAGF)

7.64%

Independent Oil & Gas

10.67%

173 of 181

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SatCon Technology Corp
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:SATC)

6.33%

Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits

5.19%

40 of 42

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Other Five-Star Gold
Companhia de Minas Buenaventura SA (NYSE:BVN) up 0.12%
Northgate Minerals (AMEX:NXG) down -0.97%
Other Five-Star Independent Oil & Gas
Gulfport Energy (NASDAQ:GPOR) up 3.09%
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) up 1.20%
Other Five-Star Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) up 1.40%
RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD) up 1.08%