By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch
MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.
1. Boeing’s slide and the aftermath
It took a few days, but the U.S. followed many other countries when the Federal Aviation Administration grounded Boeing’s 737 MAX airplanes after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 that killed 157 people. Shares of Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -0.68% closed at $373.30 Thursday, down 16% from the all-time intraday high of $446.01 they hit on March 1. Here’s what analysts expect from Boeing’s damage-control efforts.
Here’s a selection of MarketWatch’s coverage of the most recent tragedy, the response from regulators and what the aftermath may mean for Boeing and investors:
2. College scandal: The devil is in the details
Federal prosecutors have said that their investigation of the college admissions racket continues; the 50 arrests so far may be the tip of the iceberg. Here are details explaining how a $1.2 million bribe was arranged in exchange for admission to Yale and the parent behind it.
More on college admission bribes and what led to them: