This afternoon Oracle will give us a first look at how software companies did in the first months of 2008. Did the U.S. economic slowdown take a bite out of Oracle's business? Read on to see what other questions investors will be asking.
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.