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6 Stocks Under $10 Spiking Higher

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in GAIA as long as it's trending above $4.20, and then once it sustains a move or close above $4.54 with volume that hits near or above 26,592 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then GAIA will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.25 to $6.

Exact Sciences

Exact Sciences (EXAS - Get Report) is a molecular diagnostics company whose activities include early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer. This stock is trading up 4% to $9.92 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $9.51-$9.96

52-Week Range: $8.87-$12.30

Volume: 584,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 641,600

From a technical perspective, EXAS is bouncing strongly right above some near-term support at $9.31 with decent upside volume. This stock has been downtrending for the last three months, with shares falling from its high of $11.98 to its recent low of $9.31. During that move, shares of EXAS have been mostly making lower highs and lower lows, which is bearish technical price action. That said, shares of EXAS are now rebounding off that $9.31 low and it's quickly moving within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if EXAS manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance at $10.22 and then once it clears both its 200-day at $10.46 and its 50-day at $10.62 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in EXAS as long as it's trending above today's low of $9.51, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 641,600 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then EXAS will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $11 to $11.44.

To see more stocks that are making notable moves higher today, check out the Stocks Under $10 Moving Higher 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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