Stock Quotes in this Article: OWW, TWGP, UNTD, IMRS

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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.

United Online

United Online (UNTD), through its subsidiaries, provides consumer products and services over the Internet primarily in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. This stock closed up 2.8% to $9.49 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $9.29-$9.61

52-Week Range: $6.71-$19.48

Thursday's Volume: 515,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 560,861

From a technical perspective, UNTD bounced notably higher here right off some near-term support at $9.20 with decent upside volume. This stock has been downtrending badly for the last three months, with shares moving lower from its high of $19.33 to its recent low of $9.20. During that downtrend, shares of UNTD have been consistently making lower highs and lower lows, which is bearish technical price action. This move has now pushed shares of UNTD into extremely oversold territory, since its current relative strength index reading is 18.76. Oversold can always get more oversold, but it's also an area where a stock can experience a powerful bounce higher from.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in UNTD as long as it's trending above its recent low of $9.20 and then once it sustains a move or close above Thursday's high of $9.61 to $10 with volume that hits near or above 560,861 shares. If we get that move soon, then UNTD will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at its 200-day moving average of $11.33 to $12.

Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide (OWW) operates as an online travel company worldwide. This stock closed up 3.9% to $7.13 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $6.80-$7.13

52-Week Range: $2.68-$13.26

Thursday's Volume: 810,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 804,768

From a technical perspective, OWW spiked notably higher here right off some near-term support at $6.90 to $6.85 and back above its 50-day moving average of $7.06 with above-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of OWW within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if OWW manages to take out some key overhead resistance levels at $7.31 to $7.36 and then once it clears more resistance at $7.49 to $7.55 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in OWW as long as it's trending above some key near-term support levels at $6.90 or at $6.85 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 804,768 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then OWW will set up to re-test or possibly take out its gap-down-day high of $8.22 from last November. Any high-volume move above that level will then give OWW a chance to re-fill some of its previous gap-down-day zone that started at $9.59.

IMRIS

IMRIS (IMRS) designs, manufactures, and sells image-guided therapy systems that enable surgeons to obtain information and make decisions during the course of procedures. This stock closed up 3.1% to $1.94 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $1.84-$1.94

52-Week Range: $1.16-$4.31

Thursday's Volume: 93,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 232,695

From a technical perspective, IMRS spiked notably higher here right above some near-term support at $1.80 with lighter-than-average volume. This stock recently formed a triple bottom chart pattern at $1.77, $1.86 and $1.80. That bottom formed right above IMRS's 50-day moving average of $1.65. Market players should now look for a continuation move higher in the short-term if IMRS manages to take out Thursday's high of $1.94 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in IMRS as long as it's trending above $1.77 and then once it sustains a move or close above $1.94 with volume that hits near or above 232,695 shares. If we get that move soon, then IMRS will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at its 200-day at $2.10 to $2.18. Any high-volume move above those levels will then give IMRS a chance to tag its next major overhead resistance levels at $2.33 to $2.37, or $2.80.

Tower Group International

Tower Group International (TWGP), through its subsidiaries, underwrites insurance and reinsurance products in Bermuda, the U.S., and London markets. This stock closed up 9.4% to $2.67 a share in Thursday's trading session.

Thursday's Range: $2.41-$2.85

52-Week Range: $2.40-$22.30

Thursday's Volume: 3.19 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 2.62 million

From a technical perspective, TWGP spiked sharply higher here right off some near-term support at $2.40 with strong upside volume flows. This stock recently formed a triple bottom chart pattern at $2.41, $2.44 and $2.40. This spike on Thursday briefly pushed shares of TWGP into breakout territory, since the stock flirted with some near-term overhead resistance at $2.67. Shares of TWGP tagged an intraday high of $2.85 before closing right on $2.67. Market players should now look for a continuation move higher in the short-term if TWGP can manage to take out Thursday's high of $2.85 to its 50-day moving average of $3.11 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in TWGP as long as it's trending above major support at $2.40 and then once it sustains a move or close above $2.85 to $3.11 with volume that hits near or above 2.62 million shares. If we get that move soon, then TWGP will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $3.40 to $4.10.

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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.