Stock Quotes in this Article: DM, ELOS, ETRM, GLUU, HILL

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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 today.

EnteroMedics

EnteroMedics (ETRM) is a development stage medical device company engaged in design and development of devices that use neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, its associated co-morbidities, and other gastrointestinal disorders. This stock closed up 8.5% to $1.27 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $1.20-$1.36

52-Week Range: $0.81-$3.70

Tuesday's Volume: 3.68 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 724,771

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From a technical perspective, ETRM spiked sharply higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $1.13 with huge volume. This stock briefly flirted with a breakout above its 200-day at $1.31 and above some more near-term overhead resistance at $1.32. Shares of ETRM closed just below those levels at $1.27 with volume that was well above its three-month average action of 724,771 shares.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in ETRM as long as it's trending above Tuesday's low of $1.20 or above its 50-day at $1.13 and then once it sustains a move or close above Tuesday's high of $1.36 and above more key resistance levels at $1.37 to $1.47 with volume that hits near or above 724,771 shares. If we get that move soon, then ETRM will set up to re-fill some of its previous gap down zone from February that started at $3.

Dot Hill Systems

Dot Hill Systems (HILL) designs, manufactures and markets a range of software and hardware storage systems for the entry and mid-range storage markets. This stock closed up 7.7% to $2.65 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $2.46-$2.74

52-Week Range: $0.72-$2.97

Tuesday's Volume: 532,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 248,975

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From a technical perspective, HILL ripped higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $2.39 with above-average volume. This move pushed shares of HILL into breakout territory, since the stock took out some near-tem overhead resistance at $2.56. Shares of HILL are now quickly moving within range of triggering another big breakout trade. That trade will hit if HILL manages to take out Tuesday's high of $2.74 and then once it clears its 52-week high of $2.97 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in HILL as long as it's trending above Tuesday's low of $2.46 or above its 50-day at $2.39 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 248,975 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then HILL will set up to enter new 52-week-high territory above $2.97, which is bullish technical price action. Some possible upside targets off that breakout are $3.50 to $4.

Glu Mobile

Glu Mobile (GLUU) designs, markets and sells mobile games. This stock closed up 6.5% to $2.91 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $2.72-$2.91

52-Week Range: $1.99-$4.11

Tuesday's Volume: 3.55 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 1.80 million

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From a technical perspective, GLUU jumped higher here right above its 200-day moving average of $2.56 with heavy upside volume. This stock has been uptrending strong for the last month, with shares moving higher from its low of $2.10 to its recent high of $2.96. During that move, shares of GLUU have been making mostly higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed shares of GLUU within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if GLUU manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance at $2.96 to $3 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in GLUU as long as it's trending above its 200-day at $2.56 or its 50-day at $2.48 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 1.80 million shares. If that breakout hits soon, then GLUU will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $3.25 to $3.86.

Dolan

Dolan (DM) is a provider of necessary business information and professional services to the legal, financial and real estate sectors in the U.S. This stock closed up 6.9% to $2.48 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $2.34-$2.65

52-Week Range: $1.37-$5.73

Thursday's Volume: 356,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 173,969

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From a technical perspective, DM bounced sharply higher here right off its 50-day moving average of $2.29 and back above its 200-day moving average of $2.44 with above-average volume. This move briefly pushed shares of DM into breakout territory, since the stock flirted with some near-term overhead resistance levels at $2.50 to $2.60. Shares of DM are trending within range of triggering another big breakout trade. That trade will hit if DM manages to take out Tuesday's high of $2.65 and then once it clears more key overhead resistance levels at $2.70 to $2.84 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in DM as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $2.29, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 173,969 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then DM will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at 3.50 to $3.70.

Syneron Medical

Syneron Medical (ELOS) designs, develops and markets aesthetic medical products based on its proprietary technologies. This stock closed up 2% to $8.86 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $8.64-$8.95

52-Week Range: $7.21-$10.88

Thursday's Volume: 106,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 74,983

From a technical perspective, ELOS bounced modestly higher here right off its 50-day moving average of $8.63 with above-average volume. This stock has been uptrending for the last month, with shares moving higher from its low of $8.04 to its intraday high of $8.95. During that move, shares of ELOS have been consistently making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in ELOS as long as it's trending above 50-day at $8.63, and then once it sustains a move or close above Tuesday's high of $8.95 and its 200-day at $9.14 with volume that hits near or above 74,983 shares. If we get that move soon, then ELOS will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $10 to its 52-week high at $10.88.

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 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.