Stock Quotes in this Article: ELON, NVTL, CCCL, BLRX

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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 that are making large moves to the upside today.

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China Ceramics

China Ceramics (CCCL) is a Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings. This stock is trading up 6.9% to $3.10 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $2.93-$3.25

52-Week Range: $1.33-$4.75

Volume: 42,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 149,723

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From a technical perspective, CCCL is bouncing higher here right above some near-term support at $2.85 and above its 50-day moving average of $2.77 with lighter-than-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of CCCL within range of triggering a major breakout trade, which will hit if CCCL manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $3.35 to $3.59 and then once it clears more past resistance at $3.63 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in CCCL as long as it’s trending above near-term support at $2.85 or above its 50-day at $2.77, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 149,723 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then CCCL will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $4 to $4.75. Any high-volume move above $4.75 will then put $5 to $5.45 into range for shares of CCCL.

Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless (NVTL) is a provider of wireless broadband access solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. This stock is trading up 6.7% to $1.91 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $1.80-$1.92

52-Week Range: $1.17-$3.67

Volume: 382,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 702,623

From a technical perspective, NVTL is ripping higher here right off some near-term support at $1.76 with lighter-than-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of NVTL within range of taking out its 200-day moving average of $1.91. At last check, NVTL has hit an intraday high of $1.92 and volume is well below its three-month average action of 702,623 shares.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in NVTL as long as it’s trending above $1.76, and then once it sustains a move or close above $1.91 to $1.92 with volume that hits near or above 702,623 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then NVTL will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $2.10 to $2.14. Any high-volume move above $2.14 will then put $2.40 to $2.60 into range for shares of NVTL.

BioLineRx

BioLineRx (BLRX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical development company engaged in identifying, in-licensing and developing therapeutic compounds in areas of central nervous system, oncology, cardiovascular and infectious diseases, among others. This stock is trading up 1% to $3.71 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $3.63-$3.75

52-Week Range: $2.20-$5.10

Volume: 85,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 173,970

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From a technical perspective, BLRX is moving modestly higher here right above some near-term support at $3.52 and right above its 50-day moving average of $3.36 with lighter-than-average volume. This move could be signaling a near-term bottom for shares of BLRX, since the stock has pulled back from its recent high of $5.10 and has so far held above its 50-day.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in BLRX as long as it’s trending above its 50-day at $3.36, and then once it sustains a move or close above some near-term breakout levels at $4.08 to $4.29 with volume that hits near or above 173,970 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then BLRX will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $4.50 to $5.10. Any high-volume move above $5.10 could then put $6 into range for shares of BLRX.

Echelon

Echelon (ELON) develops markets and supports an open standard, multi-application energy control networking platform. This stock is trading up 6.1% to $2.84 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $2.70-$2.84

52-Week Range: $2.07-$5.48

Volume: 65,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 129,656

From a technical perspective, ELON is spiking higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $2.49 with lighter-than-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of ELON within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if ELON manages to clear some near-term overhead resistance levels at $2.90 to $3.10 and then once it takes out its 200-day moving average of $3.12 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in ELON as long as it’s trending above its 50-day at $2.49, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 129,656 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then ELONG will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $3.58 to $3.80. Any high-volume move above $3.80 will then put $4 to $4.20 into range for shares of ELON.

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

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.


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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Roberto Pedone, based out of Windermere, Fla., 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.