Lehman Brothers appears to be in much better shape than Bear Stearns, but is it good enough to avoid a similar fate? The broker's earnings report on Tuesday should go a long way towards answering that question. What points should you focus on? Read on to find out.
Expectations for Q1 profits have been falling for weeks. Today for the first time, analysts predict profits will come in below year-ago numbers. Financials are still the main drag on earnings, but other sectors are showing weakness as well.