As part of your daily routine as an active trader or investor, it's important to track the stocks in the market that are making the biggest percentage gains and the biggest percentage losses.

Stocks that are making large moves to the upside are favorites among short-term traders who want to capture some of that massive volatility. Stocks that are making big-percentage moves 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 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.

SunEdison

  • Thursday's Range: $7.51-$8.70
  • 52-Week Range: $6.56-$33.45
  • Thursday's Volume: 41.66 million
  • Three-Month Average Volume: 36.34 million

SunEdison (SUNE)  develops, manufactures and sells silicon wafers to the semiconductor industry. This stock traded up 6.7% to $8.33 in Thursday's trading session.

From a technical perspective, SunEdison soared sharply higher on Thursday and flirted with its 20-day moving average of $8.60 a share with strong upside volume flows. This stock recently formed a double bottom chart pattern, after shares found some buying interest at $6.56 to $6.87 a share. Following that bottom, shares of SunEdison have now started to rip higher and it's quickly moving within range of triggering a major breakout trade above some key near-term overhead resistance levels. That trade will trigger if this stock manages to clear some near-term overhead resistance levels at $9.50 to its 50-day moving average of $9.60 and then once it takes out more key resistance at $10.07 a share with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in SunEdison as long as it's trending above Thursday's intraday low of $7.51 a share and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 36.34 million shares. If that breakout develops soon, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $11.99 to $13.22 a share.

Chemours

  • Thursday's Range: $6.59-$6.94
  • 52-Week Range: $5.94-$22.25
  • Thursday's Volume: 1.35 million
  • Three-Month Average Volume: 2.74 million

Chemours (CC) - Get Report , a chemical company, provides titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions. This stock traded up 3.7% to $6.91 in Thursday's trading session.

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From a technical perspective, Chemours ripped sharply higher on Thursday right above some key support at $6.21 a share and broke out above some near-term overhead resistance at $6.75 a share with lighter-than-average volume. This stock has been uptrending over the last few weeks, with shares moving higher from its low of $5.95 to its intraday high on Thursday of $6.95 a share. This stock also recently formed a double bottom chart pattern, after shares of Chemours found some buying interest at $5.94 to $5.95 a share. This spike to the upside on Thursday is now quickly pushing this stock within range of triggering another big breakout trade. That trade will trigger if this stock manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $7 to its 20-day moving average of $7.07 a share with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in Chemours as long as it's trending above Thursday's intraday low of $6.59 or above more key near-term support at $6.21 a share and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 2.74 million shares. If that breakout begins soon, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at its 50-day moving average of $8.02 to $8.60, or even $9 to $10 a share.

Tandem Diabetes Care

  • Thursday's Range: $7.46-$7.94
  • 52-Week Range: $7.26-$17.98
  • Thursday's Volume: 195,000
  • Three-Month Average Volume: 188,157

Tandem Diabetes Care (TNDM) - Get Report , a medical device company, focuses on the design, development and commercialization of various products for people with insulin-dependent diabetes in the U.S. This stock traded up 1.9% to $7.67 in Thursday's trading session.

From a technical perspective, Tandem Diabetes Care spiked modestly higher on Thursday right above its new 52-week low of $7.26 a share with slightly above-average volume. This stock has been downtrending badly over the last two months, with shares collapsing off its high of $13.48 to its new 52-week low of $7.26 a share. During that downtrend, shares of Tandem Diabetes Care have been consistently making lower highs and lower lows, which is bearish technical price action. That said, this stock trended up a bit on Thursday right off $7.26 low and it's now quickly moving within range of triggering a big breakout trade above some key near-term overhead resistance levels. That breakout will trigger if this stock manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance levels at its 20-day moving average of $8.03 to some more key overhead resistance levels at $8.26 to $8.39 and then over $8.76 a share with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in Tandem Diabetes Care as long as it's trending above its new 52-week low of $7.26 a share and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 188,157 shares. If that breakout gets started soon, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $9 to its 50-day moving average of $10.07, or even $11 a share.

YuMe

  • Thursday's Range: $2.99-$3.13
  • 52-Week Range: $2.35-$6.38
  • Thursday's Volume: 231,000
  • Three-Month Average Volume: 166,217

YuMe  provides digital video brand advertising solutions in the U.S. and internationally. This stock traded up 1% to $3.13 in Thursday's trading session.

From a technical perspective, YuMe trended modestly higher on Thursday back above its 20-day moving average of $3.08 a share with above-average volume. This small spike to the upside is now starting to push shares of YuMe within range of triggering a big breakout trade above some key near-term overhead resistance levels. That breakout will trigger if this stock manages to take out some key near-term overhead resistance levels at $3.25 a share and then above $3.40 to around $3.60 a share with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in YuMe as long as it's trending above some near-term support at $3 a share or above its 50-day moving average of $2.87 a share and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 166,217 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance level at its gap-down-day high from August at $3.93 a share. Any high-volume move above $3.93 will then give shares of YuMe a chance to re-fill some of its previous gap-down-day zone that started near $4.75 a share.

Disclosure: This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.