Stocks that are making large moves like these are favorites among short-term traders because they can jump into these names and try to capture some of that massive volatility. Stocks that are making big-percentage moves either up or down are usually in play because their sector is becoming attractive or they have a major fundamental catalyst such as a recent earnings release. Sometimes stocks making big moves have been hit with an analyst upgrade or an analyst downgrade.
Regardless of the reason behind it, when a stock makes a large-percentage move, it is often just the start of a new major trend -- a trend that can lead to huge profits. If you time your trade correctly, combining technical indicators with fundamental trends, discipline and sound money management, you will be well on your way to investment success.With that in mind, let's take a closer look at a several stocks under $10 that are making large moves to the upside today. >>5 Stocks Poised for Breakouts ClearSign Combustion ClearSign Combustion (CLIR - Get Report) designs, develops and markets technologies that aim to improve key performance characteristics of combustion systems including energy efficiency, emissions control, fuel flexibility and overall cost effectiveness. This stock is trading up 12.9% to $7.79 in recent trading. Today's Range: $6.93-$7.82 52-Week Range: $4.00-$9.75 Volume: 344,000 Three-Month Average Volume: 66,915 From a technical perspective, CLIR is ripping higher here and breaking out above some near-term overhead resistance levels at $7.28 to $7.51 with above-average volume. At last check, CLIR has tagged an intraday high of $7.82 and volume is well above its three-month average action of 66,915 shares. Traders should now look for long-biased trades in CLIR as long as it's trending above $7.28 and then once it sustains a move or close above $7.51 to $7.82 with volume that hits near or above 66,915 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then CLIR will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $8.75 to $9.75. Entravision Communications