Good morning. Quality lapses threaten trust in Boeing, bond bulls double down on Treasuries, and US lawmakers strike a deal to reduce the risk of government shutdowns. Here’s what people are talking about.
Wrongly drilled holes, loose rudder bolts, and now a fuselage section that ejected during flight on a brand-new aircraft, leaving terrified passengers exposed to a gaping hole in the cabin at 16,000 feet (4,900 meters). In just months, Boeing has suffered a series of quality lapses that threaten to erode trust in the manufacturing prowess of the biggest US exporter — notably its 737 Max aircraft, a crucial cash cow.