(CNN) - The nation's largest bank is still struggling to recover from the mortgage crisis.
Bank of America's 1st-quarter earnings report for 2011 shows a sharp decrease in revenue, with profits down 36 percent.
Bank of America fell short of analyst estimates of a $0.27 per share profit by ten cents, with earnings of $2 billion.
Bank of America said losses from mortgage-related assets would continue to hurt its bottom line. But, it was helped by fewer loan losses, as individual credit quality improves.