Obama's Presidential Policy

DailyFinance  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Filed under: News, 2016 Election Many Americans will remember staying up into the early morning of November 9, 2016 to hear who their next President elect was going to be. But for Michelle Obama, it was different. The First Lady told...
MarketWatch  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Past selections by the magazine gamut from Gandhi to Hitler; Obama is a two-time pick. Three popes have been tapped.
MarketWatch  4 hrs ago  Comment 
President Obama feels good enough about the economy now to see it as a “gift” he’s handing Donald Trump, but if everything were that rosy, Trump probably wouldn’t have won, writes Caroline Baum.
The Economic Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Pradhan said the US was very much committed to decisions taken at Conference of Parties (CoP) on climate change in Paris last year under President Barack Obama.
New York Times  Dec 6  Comment 
President Obama defended his strategy to fight ISIS, emphasizing the need to take a “long view” of the threat of terrorism.
MarketWatch  Dec 6  Comment 
Energy Transfer Partners LP, the company behind the embattled Dakota Access pipeline, is continuing to pursue a court challenge to force the Obama administration to approve completion of the project instead of counting on a better reception from...
Insurance Journal  Dec 6  Comment 
A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to put on hold until after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January the Obama administration’s appeal of a judge’s ruling favoring a Republican challenge to a key part of the Obamacare …
DailyFinance  Dec 6  Comment 
Filed under: News, White House WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will make the case on Tuesday that his counterterrorism policies have helped protect Americans from evolving international threats as he prepares to hand...
Insurance Journal  Dec 6  Comment 
The incoming chair of the congressional panel that oversees labor issues on Monday questioned the need for unions and said she wants to repeal various Obama administration labor policies. Organized labor has “sort of lost its reason for being”...
CNNMoney.com  Dec 5  Comment 
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking government officials for $35 million to cover the cost of protecting President-elect Donald Trump until the inauguration -- an amount that comes to roughly $500,00 a day.


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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