Stock Quotes in this Article: CNTY, OXF, YUME

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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.

Century Casinos

Century Casinos (CNTY), a casino entertainment company, develops and operates gaming establishments and related lodging, restaurant, and entertainment facilities worldwide. This stock closed up 3.9% to $5.33 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $5.01-$5.33

52-Week Range: $2.70-$6.30

Thursday's Volume: 167,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 251,816

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From a technical perspective, CNTY jumped higher here back above its 50-day moving average of $5.24 with lighter-than-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of CNTY within range of triggering a big breakout trade. That trade will hit if CNTY manages to take out Thursday's high of $5.33 to some more key overhead resistance at $5.38 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in CNTY as long as it's trending above Thursday's low of $5.01 or above more near-term support at $4.91 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 251,816 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then CNTY will set up to re-test or possibly take out its 52-week high at $6.30.

YuMe

YuMe (YUME) provides digital video brand advertising solutions. This stock closed up 5.4% to $7.91 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $7.48-$7.99

52-Week Range: $5.86-$12.08

Thursday's Volume: 74,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 174,590

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From a technical perspective, YUME ripped sharply higher here back above its 50-day moving average of $7.76 with lighter-than-average volume. These stocks has formed a major bottoming chart pattern over the last month and change, with shares finding buying interest a number of times right around $7. Shares of YUME are now quickly moving within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if YUME manages to take out Thursday's high of $7.99 to some more near-term overhead resistance at $8.08 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in YUME as long as it's trending above its recent low at $6.95 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 174,590 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then YUME will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $8 to $9.37. Any high-volume move above those levels will then give YUME a chance to tag its next major overhead resistance level at $10.15.

Oxford Resource Partners

Oxford Resource Partners (OXF), through its subsidiaries, produces and sells steam coal and surface mined coal in the U.S. This stock closed up 7.5% to $1.29 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $1.17-$1.32

52-Week Range: $1.08-$6.07

Thursday's Volume: 167,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 84,057

From a technical perspective, OXF jumped sharply higher here back above its 50-day moving average of $1.23 with above-average volume. This move also pushed shares of OXF into breakout territory, since the stock took out some near-term overhead resistance at $1.22. Market players should now look for a continuation move higher in the short-term if shares of OXF can manage to take out Thursday's high of $1.32 to some more near-term overhead resistance at $1.36 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in OXF as long as it's trending above Thursday's low of $1.17 and then once it sustains a move or close above $1.32 to $1.36 with volume that hits near or above 84,057 shares. If we get that move soon, then OXF will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $1.48 to $1.69, or even $1.80.

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-- 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.