Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer appeared in her quarterly newscast today to talk up the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s second quarter today and I have to give it to her.
The well-known tech exec sure knows how to turn a pig’s ear into a silk purse. Despite turning in another dismal financial report, with revenue down and earnings flat, she tried to make amends and explain the decline.
Yahoo sales were $1.04 billion, excluding traffic acquisition costs, with earnings per share of 37 cents. Analysts had expected revenue to be $1.08 billion and earnings to be 38 cents.
Here she is:
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.