At The Motley Fool, we know our readers like to be informed. Here's a quick look at today's most relevant financial news, boiled down to what you need to know. In today's video, we cover the following:

  • 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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