When AOL Time Warner reports its first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, you can expect a mixed bag of results and a company that's steadfast about its 2001 outlook. You can also expect chatter about a rate increase for the AOL online service.
The biggest question will be whether AOL Time Warner (NYSE: AOL) can reach its goal of $11 billion in EBITDA (earnings before interest taxes, deprecation and amortization) for the year without raising rates for its online service. Full story. --Larry Dignan, ZDII