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Boeing used to give more money to shareholders than it made. Now it's getting stimulus help.

Washington Post columnist Allan Sloan says Boeing hasn't just parceled out profit to shareholders. The company "sent it out with a fire hose."
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Boeing is in line for a bailout under "too big to fail" theory

Mar 20, 2020
The aircraft maker is also a space and defense company, "a huge provider of government services," one expert says.
Boeing directly employs about 150,000 people but relies on the broader aerospace industry with 2.5 million jobs.
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Can any other product rival the impact of Boeing's 737 Max on the economy?

Jan 28, 2020
What would happen to the economy if Ford stopped production of the F-150, for example?
Production on the 737 Max has officially ended. Above, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 outside a factory in Renton, Washington, in 2019.
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Incoming Boeing CEO has much to turn around

Jan 10, 2020
Boeing Chairman David Calhoun takes over as the company's new CEO Monday.
A 737 MAX airplane is pictured on the tarmac with its signature winglet and fuel efficient engines outside the company's factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington.
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Boeing’s CEO is out. The company announced “leadership changes.”

Dec 23, 2019
David Calhoun takes over as CEO. But what next for Boeing?
Dennis Muilenburg, then president and CEO of the Boeing Company, testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee October 29, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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After deadly crashes of marquee aircraft, Boeing CEO is out

Dec 23, 2019
Dennis Muilenburg's departure comes in the wake of two deadly crashes of its signature 737 MAX planes that claimed 346 lives.
Dennis Muilenburg, president and CEO of the Boeing Company, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee October 29, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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Halting production of the 737 Max could dent the American economy

Dec 17, 2019
Analysts predict Boeing's planned production halt of its embattled 737 Max plane could slow GDP growth next year.
Boeing 737 Max 8 during the manufacturing process at the Boeing Renton Factory in Renton, Washington in March 2019.
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One year after deadly crash, Boeing answers to Congress

Oct 29, 2019
Senators grilled CEO Dennis Muilenburg about safety, cover ups and government oversight.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on aviation safety and the future of Boeing's 737 MAX.
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Boeing troubles spill over into U.S. economy

Oct 21, 2019
The longer the company's 737 Max jet stays grounded, the more impact Boeing suppliers and customers feel.
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 is rolled out for media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2017.
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Scandals, apologies and trust issues: the aftermath of a corporate crisis

Jul 25, 2019
What does it take for a company to earn back the public's confidence? A new series from the Harvard Business Review tries to find out.
The now-grounded Boeing 737 Max sits on the tarmac outside of the Boeing factory in 2018 in Renton, Washington.
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