The Chrysler Building in New York is seen through a rain-covered window on March 9. Our political leaders across the world will do whatever they think is right, but it looks as if they are flying in a fog of uncertainty. We, the silent passengers, pray that they know what they are doing. Photo: AFP
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Plane crashes, Brexit chaos, and leadership in a fog of uncertainty

  • Who or what is to blame for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 disasters? An investigation into the cause recalls the way leaders across the world grapple with today’s highly complex problems, and the comparison is hardly reassuring

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The Chrysler Building in New York is seen through a rain-covered window on March 9. Our political leaders across the world will do whatever they think is right, but it looks as if they are flying in a fog of uncertainty. We, the silent passengers, pray that they know what they are doing. Photo: AFP
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After the Ethiopia Airlines crash, the market immediately priced Boeing’s share off by 12 per cent. This has led to the Dow Jones Industrial Index underperforming the S&P 500 by the most in 10 years. Analysts will note that this makes the stock look like a possible “buy”. Photo: Bloomberg
Richard Harris
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The View by Richard Harris

What Boeing’s troubles tell us about investing: it’s the end of an era

  • The fall in Boeing’s shares following the Ethiopia crash is to be expected, but also expect the company to fix the problem and the share price to recover. Increasingly, investors should look out for such bargains in stock trading, for the days of the passive fund investor may be over

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After the Ethiopia Airlines crash, the market immediately priced Boeing’s share off by 12 per cent. This has led to the Dow Jones Industrial Index underperforming the S&P 500 by the most in 10 years. Analysts will note that this makes the stock look like a possible “buy”. Photo: Bloomberg
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