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Not enough to sink them, but enough to erode value a meaningful amount. Billions.

My crystal ball likens Boeing's overall situation to a combination of BP and Intel - like BP, in that one bad event can temporarily depress their market price for a short while; and like Intel because a new plane is a bet of the whole company (like Intel with chips).
Imagine if, after un-grounding, a 787 crashes. Or turns out to have fundamental flaws.
Unlike the $400 billion F-35 funded by the ever-generous US taxpayer; 787 does not have an unlimited amount of funds to correct major design flaws if there are any. Boeing will be toast.
I'd like to wait and see and maybe buy Boeing after 5 years of successful 787 flights, no matter how low it falls now.
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