Stock Quotes in this Article: JASO, PRKR, TSL, FU, PRSS

MADISON, Wis. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage losers.

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 today.

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Parkervision

Parkervision (PRKR) designs, develops and markets its proprietary radio frequency technologies and products for use in semiconductor circuits for wireless communication products. This stock closed up 1.8% to $3.92 on Thursday.

Thursday's Range: $3.84-$4.05

52-Week Range: $1.14-$4.39

Volume: 1.05 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 1.02 million

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From a technical perspective, PRKR bounced modestly higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $3.66 with above-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of PRKR within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if PRKR manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $4.25 to $4.39 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in PRKR as long as it’s trending above its 50-day at $3.66 or above some key near-term support at $3.57 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 1.02 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then PRKR will set up to enter new 52-week-high territory above $4.39, which is bullish technical price action. Some possible upside targets off that breakout are $5 to $6.

JA Solar

JA Solar (JASO) designs, manufactures and markets high-performance solar cells, which are made from specially processed silicon wafers. This stock closed up 2.6% to $4.59 on Thursday.

Thursday's Range: $4.44-$4.63

52-Week Range: $2.90-$7.10

Volume: 419,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 481,658

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From a technical perspective, JASO bounced modestly higher here back above both its 50-day moving average of $4.42 and its 200-day moving average of $4.44 with decent upside volume. This stock has been uptrending strong for the last month, with shares making mostly higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed shares of JASO within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if JASO manages to take out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $4.69 to $4.89 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in JASO as long as it’s trending above its 50-day at $4.44 or above $4.25 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 481,658 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then JASO will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.75 to $6.14 a share. Any high-volume move above $6.14 will then put $7 to $8 into range for shares of JASO.

CafePress

CafePress (PRSS) provides an e-commerce platform that enables customers to create, buy and sell a wide variety of customized and personalized products. This stock closed up 11.5% to $6.36 on Thursday.

Thursday's Range: $5.65-$6.40

52-Week Range: $4.44-$18.50

Volume: 68,509

Three-Month Average Volume: 69,084

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From a technical perspective, PRSS skyrocketed higher here right above some previous support levels at $5.52 to $5.44 and back above its 50-day moving average at $6.33 with decent upside volume. This move has pushed shares of PRSS into breakout territory, since the stock took out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $6.08 to $6.38. Shares of PRSS hit an intraday high of $6.40 and volume was just a bit below its three-month average action of 69,084 shares.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in PRSS as long as it’s trending above $6.08, and then once it sustains a move or close above its 50-day at $6.36 and then above $6.38 to $6.40 with volume that hits near or above 69,084 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then PRSS will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $7.24 to $7.44. Any high-volume move above $7.44 will then put $8 to $9 into range for shares of PRSS.

FAB Universal

FAB Universal (FU) engages in the distribution of digital entertainment products and services worldwide. This stock closed up 5.6% to $4.27 on Thursday.

Thursday's Range: $3.97-$4.44

52-Week Range: $1.90-$5.70

Volume: 395,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 59,784

From a technical perspective, FU ripped higher here and broke out above some near-term overhead resistance at $4.10 with heavy upside volume. Shares of FU also flirted with an even bigger breakout above some near-term overhead resistance at $4.39. At last check, FU hit an intraday high of $4.44 and volume was well above its three-month average action of 59,784 shares. The price action and volume patterns for FU here could be signaling that a large move higher is on the horizon.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in FU as long as it’s trending above that first breakout level at $4.10, and then once it sustains a move or close above $4.39 to $4.44 with volume that hits near or above 59,784 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then FU will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.10 to its 52-week high at $5.70.

Trina Solar

Trina Solar (TSL) and its subsidiaries are mainly engaged in the manufacturing and selling of solar modules in the People's Republic of China and overseas. This stock closed up 2.5% to $4.49 on Thursday.

Thursday's Range: $4.32-$4.62

52-Week Range: $2.04-$7.99

Volume: 2.35 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 2.78 million

From a technical perspective, TSL spiked higher here right above its 50-day moving average at $4.13 and back above its 200-day moving average at $4.39 with decent upside volume. This stock has been uptrending for the last month, with shares moving higher from its low of $3.31 to its recent high of $4.62. During that move, shares of TSL have been mostly making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move is now quickly pushing shares of TSL within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if TSL can manage to clear some near-term overhead resistance levels at $4.60 to $4.80 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in TSL as long as it’s trending above its 200-day at $4.39 or above its 50-day at $4.13 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 2.78 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then TSL will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.25 to $5.50. Any high-volume move above $5.50 will then put its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.78 to $5.91 into range for shares of TSL.

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 Madison, Wis.

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

Roberto Pedone, based out of Madison, 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.