Don't Count Corning Out Yet

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  • Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX  ) announced its latest results, with a promising recovery in subscriber counts and an earnings beat.
  • Corning (NYSE: GLW  ) reported a sharp drop in profit for its fourth quarter, with net income falling to $491 million, or $0.31 per share.
  • 3M (NYSE: MMM  ) reported strong fourth-quarter earnings. CEO George Buckley sang 3M's praises for its resilience in the face of slowing demand in western Europe.
  • PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP  ) added its Diet Mountain Dew, Brisk, and Starbucks ready-to-drink beverage brands to its portfolio of billion-dollar brand names.

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Fool contributor Tamara Rutter owns shares of Corning and PepsiCo. Follow her on Twitter for more Foolish news @TamaraRutter. The Motley Fool owns shares of PepsiCo, Starbucks, and Corning. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of PepsiCo, Netflix, 3M, Starbucks, and Corning, as well as creating diagonal call positions in 3M and PepsiCo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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    Can i give some unsolicited advice?

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    - Try a more flat lighting scheme. The left side of her face was a little bit shadowy, and the right side has highlights. Typically, news lighting is very very flat. Something to do with illuminating everything, hiding nothing... But that may be the ex film student in me.

    - Tamara does well for someone who, i presume, hasn't had much experience in presenting. One thing i'd say is to smile less. I'm not saying to be as stony faced as a TV newsreader, but tone it back a little. People find it difficult to focus on information with a pretty girl smiling at them. There's probably a study somewhere to back that up.

    No one might even care about this, but just thought i'd try to help bring more perceived value to your fine site (which i do rather enjoy).

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