The biggest impact of Lehman's bankruptcy and other recent turmoil could be tighter credit.
A stock-market sag spilled into the second quarter, leaving little to be gained.
Uncertainty over oil prices is a factor in Wall Street edginess.
The Federal Reserve is expected to signal whether inflation is its top concern.
The first quarter of '08 witnessed many investors shifting from stock- to money-market funds. They may miss out on a recovery.
Some companies are having problems getting loans, and others are being informed of reduced credit lines.
Its rate cut of 3/4 of a point is the largest in at least 20 years.
Stronger financial institutions are purchasing weaker ones. Case in point: Bank of America has announced it will purchase Countrywide Financial.
Investors eked out modest gains last year, but now ill economic winds are whirling through Wall Street.