Stock Quotes in this Article: INFI, ZIXI, BBRY

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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.

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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.


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

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Zix

Zix (ZIXI) provides email encryption, data loss prevention and Bring-Your-Own-Device solutions to the health care, financial services, insurance and government sectors in the U.S. This stock closed up 2.5% to $3.62 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $9.11-$9.63

52-Week Range: $6.51-$18.18

Tuesday's Volume: 514,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 359,514

From a technical perspective, ZIXI jumped notably higher here right above some near-term support at $3.39 and above its 50-day moving average of $3.35 with above-average volume. This move to the upside on Tuesday briefly pushed shares of ZIXI into breakout territory, since the stock flirted with some key overhead resistance levels at $3.62 to $3.63. Shares of ZIXI tagged an intraday high of $3.66, before it closed just below that level $3.62. Market players should now look for a continuation move to the upside in the near-term if ZIXI manages to take out Tuesday's intraday high of $3.66 with strong volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in ZIXI as long as it's trending above Tuesday's intraday low of $3.50 or above its 50-day at $3.35 and then once it sustains a move or close above $3.66 with volume that hits near or above 359,514 shares. If that move gets started soon, then ZIXI will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at its 200-day moving average of $4.02 to $4.20, or even $4.40.

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Infinity Pharmaceuticals

Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI), a drug discovery and development company, focuses on discovering, developing and delivering medicines to people with difficult-to-treat diseases. This stock closed up 6.7% to $9.98 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $9.10-$10.16

52-Week Range: $8.40-$23.36

Tuesday's Volume: 893,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 480,277

From a technical perspective, INFI ripped sharply higher here right above some near-term support at $8.80 with strong upside volume flows. This sharp spike to the upside on Tuesday is quickly pushing shares of INFI within range of triggering a big breakout trade. That trade will hit if INFI manages to take out some key near-term overhead resistance levels at $10.26 to its 50-day moving average of $10.91 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in INFI as long as it's trending above Tuesday's intraday low of $9.10 or above more support at $8.80 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 480,277 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then INFI will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $11.50 to $12, or even its 200-day moving average at $12.20. Any high-volume move above those levels will then give INFI a chance to tag $13.

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BlackBerry

BlackBerry (BBRY) provides wireless communications solutions worldwide. This stock closed up 2.1% to $9.35 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $9.26-$9.60

52-Week Range: $5.44-$12.18

Tuesday's Volume: 13.08 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 15.69 million

From a technical perspective, BBRY bounced modestly higher here right on its 50-day moving average of $9.35 with decent upside volume. This stock has been downtrending badly for the last month, with shares moving lower from its high of $11.65 to its recent low of $8.71. During that move, shares of BBRY have been making mostly lower highs and lower lows, which is bearish technical price action. That said, shares of BBRY have now started to rebound off that $8.71 low and it's now moving within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if BBRY manages to take out Tuesday's intraday high of $9.60 to around $9.75 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in BBRY as long as it's trending above $9 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 15.69 million shares. If that breakout hits soon, then BBRY will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $10.44 to $11.

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.