Stuff I'm Watching

Boeing - 737 Max

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 Until investigation of Ethiopian Crash is Complete, its all just speculation, but Boeing in the sights...


Prosecutors, US DOT Scrutinise 737 MAX's Development

WSJ -  https://www.wsj.com/articles/faas-737-max-approval-is-probed-11552868400 


Boeing Had Too Much Sway in Vetting Own Jets, FAA was told

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-18/boeing-had-too-much-sway-checking-own-planes-faa-workers-warned?srnd=premium-europe 


The Best Analysis of What Really Happened to the Boeing 737 Max from a Pilot & Software Engineer

Zerohedge -  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03-17/best-analysis-what-really-happened-boeing-737-max-pilot-software-engineer 


We have to talk about Kevin....

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What will it take to push May's Brexit deal over the line? 

FT -  https://www.ft.com/content/4f8f3b5a-473b-11e9-b168-96a37d002cd3 


Theresa May woos Brexiteers but still faces defeat in third vote on deal

Thunderer -  https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/theresa-may-woos-brexiteers-but-still-faces-defeat-in-third-vote-on-deal-hwqrg2fhw 


Oh **UK! What next for Brexit

Economist -  https://www.economist.com/leaders/2019/03/14/oh-uk-what-next-for-brexit?frsc=dg%7Ce 


Rees-Mogg Says Bad Deal Better Than Staying in UK: Brexit Update

BBerg -  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-18/tory-rebels-dup-mull-may-s-deal-or-long-delay-brexit-update?srnd=premium-europe 



Stuff I'm Readingboe

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What's in the News:

Commerzbank and Deutsche begin merger talks

FT -  https://www.ft.com/content/5ae77f52-489a-11e9-bbc9-6917dce3dc62 


France Vows Crackdown After Protests Again Turn Violent

WSJ -  https://www.wsj.com/articles/france-vows-crackdown-after-protests-again-turn-violent-11552863040 


Fed Officials Wrestle With A "Dot Plot" Dilemma

WSJ -  https://www.wsj.com/articles/fed-officials-wrestle-with-a-dot-plot-dilemma-11552901401 


Rubicon Fund Management shuts its flagship hedge fund

FT -  https://www.ft.com/content/2b8da074-4809-11e9-bbc9-6917dce3dc62 


Italian olive oil squeezed as disease and frost decimates crops

FT -  https://www.ft.com/content/503cd9b8-473b-11e9-a965-23d669740bfb 



   

 

   

Bill's recent article for Aviation Life - Sailing and Flying

https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7abffbe9#/7abffbe9/24


   




Blain Speaks....

13 March 2019 

Global Market Update


Explaining Brexit - The Treaty of Westphalia

This best explains the complexity of European negotiations...