Obama's Presidential Policy

New York Times  Oct 22  Comment 
A rift would be personal for Mrs. Clinton who, as secretary of state, laid the groundwork for President Obama’s focus on Asia.
Clusterstock  Oct 21  Comment 
Republicans roundly criticized a Thursday speech from President Barack Obama in which he defended the Affordable Care Act, his administration's signature healthcare law that is better known as Obamacare. During the speech Obama said that the law...
Forbes  Oct 21  Comment 
Cartoon by Joe Heller Mentioned in a new Op-Ed on CNN is that the United States is partnering with private companies to send humans on an expedition to Mars and back by the 2030s. President Obama wrote an op-ed for thecable news network outlining...
Financial Times  Oct 21  Comment 
She has become a symbol of resistance for some voters, writes Demetri Sevastopulo
newratings.com  Oct 21  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - In an apparent dig at Donald Trump, Michelle Obama said decent men do not "demean" women. Evoking loud applause at an election rally in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Phoenix, Arizona,...
Insurance Journal  Oct 21  Comment 
President Barack Obama said on Thursday that his departure from office in January might be what it takes to begin to heal the political scars over Obamacare and allow for needed fixes to his signature healthcare law. The 2010 Affordable …
New York Times  Oct 21  Comment 
With President Obama’s time in the White House almost up, a tour of Honolulu found residents proud of their native son but wistful about the coming loss of attention.
NPR  Oct 21  Comment 
The White House says it plans to retaliate against Russia for cyberattacks. Cybersecurity has been a constant issue on the campaign trail. No candidate professes to have expertise in this policy area.
New York Times  Oct 21  Comment 
The president’s criticism showcased a determination to broaden his indictment of Mr. Trump into an indictment of the Republican Party.
TechCrunch  Oct 20  Comment 
 R.I.P. Barack Obama’s inbox. Among the many secrets and not-so-secrets exposed by WikiLeaks in the dump of Clinton campaign head John Podesta’s emails is the president’s personal email address. Read More


President Obama won the election pledging to spend hundreds of billions of dollars and pledging to enact new laws, while changing or removing old ones. Where that money goes, industries rise. Where budget cuts and unfavorable laws are passed, industries fall.

Companies that could benefit

  • Caterpillar (CAT) - With infrastructure spending comes the need for heavy duty construction vehicles. Despite layoffs in early 2009[1] and a 4Q2008 earnings drop of 32% [2], look for Caterpillar (CAT) to benefit from any large infastructure investments in the United States.
  • Renewable Energy companies are yearning to get more support from the government, but already Obama has given out billions in the form of tax credits and subsidies to Solar Power and Wind Energy.

Companies that could decline

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