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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Chesapeake Energy Corp

(NYSE:CHK)

31.18%

Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels

(26.58%)

5954 of 6122

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NYSE Euronext

(NYSE:NYX)

20.66%

Diversified Financial Services

(14.84%)

2312 of 2393

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Other Five-Star Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels
Strathmore Minerals Corp(OTC BB: STHJF) up 15.62%
SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) up 15.46%
Other Five-Star Diversified Financial Services
Compass Diversified Trust (NASDAQ:CODI) up 9.73%
Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) up 8.95%

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