Stock Quotes in this Article: GTE, NIHD, OTT, RSH, GRPN

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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.

RadioShack (RSH)

This company is engaged in the retail sale of consumer electronics goods and services through its RadioShack store chain. This stock is trading up 5.6% to $2.23 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $2.10-$2.24

52-Week Range: $1.90-$11.10

Volume: 1.65 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 3.09 million

From a technical perspective, RSH is ripping higher here back above its 50-day moving average of $2.16 with lighter than average volume. This move is coming after shares of RSH recently formed a double bottom at around $1.90 to $1.92. Shares of RSH are now quickly moving within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit once RSH manages to clear some near-term overhead resistance levels at $2.25 to $2.37 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in RSH as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $2.16, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 3.09 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then RSH will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $2.71 to $3.10. Any high-volume move above $3.18 would then put $3.67 into focus for shares of RSH.

Groupon (GRPN)

This company provides a local e-commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount. The company features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy. This stock is trading up 3.7% to $4.75 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $4.60-$4.95

52-Week Range: $2.60-$25.84

Volume: 16.45 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 18.85 million

From a technical perspective, GRPN is bouncing higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $4.21 with decent upside volume. This move has started to push GRPN into breakout territory, since the stock has started to flirt with some near-term overhead resistance at $4.78. At last check, GRPN has hit an intraday high of $4.95 and volume is just a few million shares below its three-month average action of 18.85 million shares. Shares of GRPN are now trending within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit once GRPN takes out some key overhead resistance at $5.50 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in GRPN as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $4.21, and then once it sustains a move or close above $5.50 with volume that hits near or above 18.85 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then GRPN will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $6 to $8.05.

NII Holdings (NIHD)

This company provides wireless communication services targeted at meeting the needs of customers who use its services in their businesses and individuals that have medium to high usage patterns. The stock is trading up 11% to $5.95 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $5.36-$6.12

52-Week Range: $4.75-$24.32

Volume: 6.19 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 4.74 million

From a technical perspective, NIHD is exploding higher here right above some near-term support at $5 with above-average volume. This move has catapulted NHID into breakout territory, since the stock has taken out some near-term overhead resistance levels at $5.35 to $5.50. Shares of NIHD are now moving within range of triggering another major breakout trade. That trade will hit once NIHD takes out its 50-day moving average of $6.41 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in NIHD as long as it's trending above $5.50, and then once it sustains a move or close above its 50-day at $6.41 with volume that hits near or above 4.74 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then NIHD will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $7 to $8.17. Any high-volume move above $8.58 to $8.76 will then put $9 to $10 into focus for shares of NIHD.

Otelco (OTT)

This company is engaged in the business of providing a range of telecommunications services on a retail and wholesale basis. This stock is trading up 7% to $1.52 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $1.41-$1.59

52-Week Range: $1.25-$15.12

Volume: 134,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 187,929

From a technical perspective, OTT is exploding higher here right off some near-term support at $1.40 with decent volume. This move has started to push OTT into breakout territory, since the stock has flirted with some near-term overhead resistance at $1.55. At last check, OTT has hit an intraday high of $1.59 and volume is a touch below its three-month average action of 187,929 shares.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in OTT as long as it's trending above $1.40, and then once it sustains a move or close above $1.55 to $1.59 with volume that hits near or above 187,929 shares. If OTT can maintain that trend, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at its 50-day of $1.83 to $2.18. Any high-volume move above $2.18 will then put $2.50 to $2.72 into focus for shares of OTT.

Gran Tierra Energy (GTE)

This is an independent international energy company engaged in oil and gas acquisition, exploration, development and production. This stock is trading up 2.2% to $5.87 in recent trading.

Today's Range: $5.68-$5.97

52-Week Range: $4.00-$6.65

Volume: 726,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 708,056

From a technical perspective, GTE is trending higher here right above some near-term support at $5.47 with above-average volume. This stock has been uptrending strong for the last six months, with shares moving from a low of $4 to its recent high of $6.05. During that move, shares of GTE have been mostly making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed GTE within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit once GTE clears some near-term overhead resistance at $6.05 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in GTE as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $5.37, and then once it sustains a move or close above $6.05 with volume that hits near or above 708,056 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then GTE will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $6.65 to $6.70, or even $7.27.

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.