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 135,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Harvard Bioscience
(NASDAQ:HBIO)

7.42%

Life Sciences Tools and Services

14.07%

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Vimpel-Communications JSC (ADR)

(NYSE:VIP)

7.13%

Diversified Telecommunication Services

10.88%

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Syneron Medical
(NASDAQ:ELOS)

6.90%

Health Care Equipment and Supplies

12.05%

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Other Five-Star Life Sciences Tools and Services Stocks:
  • ICON plc (ADR ) (NASDAQ:ICLR), up 0.88%
  • Covance (NYSE:CVD), up 0.51%
Other Five-Star Diversified Telecommunication Services Stocks:
  • Hellenic Telecommunications S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:OTE), up 3.10%
  • Telefonos de Mexico, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TMX), up 2.67%
Other Five-Star Health Care Equipment and Supplies Stocks:
  • STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ:STAA), up 3.62%
  • HealthTronics (NASDAQ:HTRN), up 2.92%

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