Research the impact of financial leverage on earnings and performance measures. Present, describe, and illustrate the leverage relation between earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) and net income. Develop numerical examples to illustrate the concepts as you respond to the questions. Present, describe and illustrate the leverage relation between ROE and ROI. Develop numerical examples to illustrate the concepts. Present, describe and illustrate the leverage relation between EBIT and net income. Develop numerical examples to illustrate the concepts. Review the referenced paper by Lord. (1998). Describe the research question being addressed. Discuss the methods used and the conclusions reached by the study. Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) external resources In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included. Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.