Boeing's 737 Max is finally cleared to fly. Here are 5 things investors need to know

Key Points
  • The FAA this week lifted its 20-month ban on Boeing's 737 Max that was sparked by two fatal crashes.
  • Boeing is trying to repair its reputation after the crisis but is facing a dearth of demand for new jetliners that have dropped in the pandemic.
  • Airline customer are reeling from a plunge in travel, which has driven up aircraft deferrals and cancellations.
Boeing 737 Max airplanes sit parked at the company's production facility on November 18, 2020 in Renton, Washington.
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Boeing's stock is on a tear this month. The nearly two-year flight ban of its best-selling plane has come to an end. Positive Covid-19 vaccine trial results lifted the prospects for air travel. Together that news has helped boost Boeing shares nearly 40% in November.

Analysts think the stock will climb even more.

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