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What Are Zebra Technologies’ Technical Stripes?

“This company is a great company. As shares come down, I’d accumulate more,” Jim Cramer told a caller asking about Zebra Technologies Corp. (ZBRA) during the Lightning Round segment of Mad Money Friday night.

Let’s check out the charts and technical indicators of this company that manufactures and sells marking, tracking and computer printing technologies.

In the daily bar chart of ZBRA, below, we can see that the shares have been pressured this month. The chart pattern looks like a bear flag pattern where there is a sharp move lower (the pole) followed by a quiet drift higher (the flag) before another sharp move lower happens. Prices are trading below the declining 50-day moving average line but still above the flat 200-day moving average line.

The On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line looks like it is moving lower this month after a less-than-exciting rise from early April to early September. The Moving Average

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Netflix: A zebra among horses

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Netflix is often criticized as a Hollywood-style entertainment behemoth crushing all competition and diminishing local content but a QUT academic says that’s a simplistic view.

Media studies expert Professor Amanda Lotz, from QUT’s Digital Media Research Center, said there is a lot of misunderstanding about the world’s biggest internet-distributed video service.

“Netflix must be examined as a zebra among horses,” said Professor Lotz who is in the middle of a three-year Australian Research Council Discovery Project—”Internet-distributed television: Cultural, industrial and policy dynamics.” She recently published an article in the International Journal of Cultural Studies titled “In Between the Global and the Local: Mapping the Geographies of Netflix as a Multinational Service.”

She said, “Few recognize the extent to which Netflix has metamorphosed into a global television service. Unlike services that distribute only US-produced content, Netflix has funded the development of a growing library of series produced

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