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Using Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's 115,000-plus-member investing community, we can see which stocks are receiving a boost in attention from CAPS All-Star players each week. A sudden increase in bullish interest from top-rated investors could signal that the stock deserves further research. In fact, one of the stocks highlighted on this list on Aug. 5, Ambac Financial (NYSE:ABK), has since gained 50%.

Here are five stocks receiving more support from CAPS All-Stars over the past month:



% Change in All-Star Bulls From 7/7 to 8/4

CAPS Rating
(out of 5)

CAPS Research

General Motors (NYSE:GM)

Auto Manufacturer




Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE)

Mortgage Investment




Evergreen Solar (NASDAQ:ESLR)

Alternative Energy




United States Natural Gas (AMEX:UNG)

ETF - Specialty




Energy Conversion Devices (NASDAQ:ENER)

Alternative Energy




Source: Motley Fool CAPS, as of Sept. 1, 2008.

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