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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.

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With that in mind, let's take a closer look at a several stocks under $10 that are making large moves to the upside.

Minco Gold (MGH), an exploration stage company, is engaged in the exploration and evaluation of gold-dominant mineral properties and projects in China. This stock closed up 5.3% to 40 cents per share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $0.37-$0.41
52-Week Range: $0.12-$0.62
Thursday's Volume: 31,000
Three-Month Average Volume: 74,619

From a technical perspective, MGH bounced sharply higher here right above its 50-day moving average of 35 cents per share with lighter-than-average volume. This sharp spike higher on Thursday is quickly pushing shares of MGH within range of triggering a big breakout trade. That trade will hit if MGH manages to take out some key near-term overhead resistance levels at 42 to 45 cents per share with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in MGH as long as it's trending above Thursday's intraday low of 37 cents per share or above its 50-day moving average of 35 cents per share and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 74,619 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then MGH will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at 50 to 58 cents per share, or even its 52-week high at 62 cents per share.

B2Gold (BTG - Get Report) explores for and develops mineral properties in Nicaragua, the Philippines, Namibia, Burkina Faso and Colombia. This stock closed up 2.5% to $2.77 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $2.70-$2.81
52-Week Range: $1.85-$3.58
Thursday's Volume: 1.64 million
Three-Month Average Volume: 1.62 million

From a technical perspective, BTG bounced higher here right off its 50-day moving average of $2.69 with above-average volume. This spike higher on Thursday is starting to push shares of BTG within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if BTG manages to take out Thursday's intraday high of $2.81 to $2.85 and then once it clears more key overhead resistance levels at $2.97 to $3.03 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in BTG as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $2.69 or above its 200-day at $2.54 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 1.62 million shares. If that breakout begins soon, then BTG will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance level at its 52-week high of $3.58.

McEwen Mining (MUX - Get Report) explores for, develops, produces and sells precious and base metals in Argentina, Mexico and the U.S. This stock closed up 7.8% to $3.02 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $2.81-$3.03
52-Week Range: $1.70-$3.74
Thursday's Volume: 3.26 million
Three-Month Average Volume: 2.46 million

From a technical perspective, MUX ripped sharply higher here right above some near-term support at $2.72 with strong upside volume flows. This stock has been consolidating and trending sideways for the last month, with shares moving between around $2.60 on the downside and $3.19 on the upside. Shares of MUX are now quickly moving within range of triggering a major breakout trade above the upper-end of its recent sideways trading chart pattern. That trade will hit if MUX manages to take out Thursday's intraday high of $3.03 to some more key overhead resistance at $3.19 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in MUX as long as it's trending above Thursday's intraday low of $2.81 or above more support at $2.72 to $2.60 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 2.46 million shares. If that breakout materializes soon, then MUX will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance level at its 52-week high of $3.74.

Yamana Gold (AUY - Get Report) is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and reclamation. This stock closed up 2.3% to $8.40 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $8.16-$8.46
52-Week Range: $7.02-$12.52
Thursday's Volume: 10.33 million
Three-Month Average Volume: 7.57 million

From a technical perspective, AUY bounced higher here right above some near-term support at $8 with above-average volume. This stock recently formed a double bottom chart pattern $7.95 to $8 right above its 50-day moving average of $7.80. Following that bottom, shares of AUY have started to spike higher and it's quickly moving within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if AUY manages to take out some key near-term overhead resistance levels at $8.61 to $8.79 and then once it clears more resistance levels at $8.81 to $9 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in AUY as long as it's trending above those double bottom support zones and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 7.57 million shares. If that breakout gets set off soon, then AUY will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $9.50 to $9.75, or even $10.

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

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Delafield, Wis.

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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned. Roberto Pedone, based out of Delafield, Wis., 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 CNBC.com and Forbes.com. You can follow Pedone on Twitter at www.twitter.com/zerosum24 or @zerosum24.