Stock Quotes in this Article: CCRN, EXTR, INTX

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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.

Cross Country Healthcare

Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) provides health care staffing and workforce solutions in the U.S. This stock closed up 2.2% to $6.55 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $6.35-$6.61

52-Week Range: $4.93-$11.54

Tuesday's Volume: 381,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 259,783

From a technical perspective, CCRN trended notably higher here right off its 50-day moving average of $6.38 with above-average volume. This spike higher on Tuesday is starting to push shares of CCRN within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if CCRN manages to take out Tuesday's intraday high of $6.61 and then once it clears more key overhead resistance levels at $6.86 to $6.99 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in CCRN as long as it's trending above Tuesday's low of $6.35 or above $6 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 259,783 shares. If that breakout kicks off soon, then CCRN will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $7.32 to its 200-day moving average of $7.64. Any high-volume move above those levels will then give CCRN a chance to tag its next major overhead resistance levels at $8 to $8.62.

Intersections

Intersections (INTX) provides subscription based consumer protection services in the U.S. and Canada. This stock closed up 1.8% to $4.43 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $4.35-$4.51

52-Week Range: $4.15-$10.22

Tuesday's Volume: 104,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 115,670

From a technical perspective, INTX spiked higher here right above some major support levels at $4.15 to $4.19 with decent upside volume. This stock has been consolidating and moving sideways for the last month and change, with shares moving between $4.15 on the downside and $4.92 on the upside. That consolidation pattern has started after shares of INTX gapped down sharply back in May from over $5.50 to $4.17 with heavy downside volume. This spike higher on Tuesday is starting to push shares of INTX within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if INTX manages to take out some key overhead resistance levels at $4.58 to $4.75 and then once it clears $4.92 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in INTX as long as it's trending above some key near-term support at $4.19 or at $4.15 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 115,670 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then INTX will set up to re-fill some of its previous gap-down-day zone from May that started just above $5.50.

Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks (EXTR), together with its subsidiaries, provides network infrastructure equipment and services for enterprises, data centers and service providers. This stock closed up 3.3% to $4.29 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $4.14-$4.36

52-Week Range: $3.36-$8.14

Thursday's Volume: 3.03 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 1.94 million

From a technical perspective, EXTR jumped higher here right above some near-term support at $4 with heavy upside volume. This move briefly pushed shares of EXTR into breakout territory, since the stock took out some near-term overhead resistance at $4.23 and flirted with more resistance at $4.32. Shares of EXTR tagged an intraday high of $4.36, before closing just below that level at $4.29. This spike higher on Tuesday is starting to push shares of EXTR within range of triggering a much bigger breakout trade. That trade will hit if EXTR manages to take out its 50-day moving average of $4.53 to its gap-down-day high from May at $4.65 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in EXTR as long as it's trending above some key near-term support levels at $4 or at $3.73 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 1.94 million shares. If that breakout materializes soon, then EXTR will set up to re-fill some of its previous gap-down-day zone from May that started just above $5.50.

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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.