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4 Stocks Spiking on Big Volume

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in LGF as long as it's trending above $22 or $21.50 and then once it sustains a move or close above $23.45 with volume that hits near or above 1.85 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then LGF will set up to enter new 52-week-high territory, which is bullish technical price action. Some possible upside targets off that breakout are $25 to $27.

Calamos Asset Management

Calamos Asset Management (CLMS - Get Report) is a global asset management firm that provides investment advisory services to individuals and institutional investors through open-end funds, closed-end funds, separate accounts, offshore funds and partnerships. This stock closed up 5.2% at $12.03 on Monday.

Monday's Volume: 601,000

Average Volume: 204,521

Volume % Change: 165%

From a technical perspective, CLMS ripped higher here above some near-term support at $11.25, and the stock broke out above some near-term overhead resistance levels at $11.74 to $11.93 with above-average volume. This stock finished the trading session at $12.03, which was about 20 cents off its intraday high of $12.26.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in CLMS as long as it's trending above those breakout levels at $11.74 to $11.93, or above Monday's low at $11.41 with strong upside volume flows. I would consider any upside volume day that registers near or above its three-month average action of 204,521 shares as bullish. If CLMS can maintain that trend, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $12.81 to $13.42. Any high-volume move above $13.42 will then put $13.74 to $14.40 into range for shares of CLMS.

To see more stocks rising on unusual volume, check out the Stocks Rising On Unusual Volume portfolio on Stockpickr.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.


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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Roberto Pedone, based out of Windermere, Fla., is an independent trader who focuses on technical analysis for small- and large-cap stocks, options, futures, commodities and currencies. Roberto studied international business at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and he spent a year overseas studying business in Lubeck, Germany. His work has appeared on financial outlets including and . You can follow Pedone on Twitter at or @zerosum24.
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