Obama's Presidential Policy

MarketWatch  Apr 9  Comment 
Famous for chairing the House probe into the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya, and then–Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s role in the matter, the South Carolinian, elected...
New York Times  Apr 9  Comment 
Income-driven repayment is one of the government’s least well-known, most progressive programs.
CNNMoney.com  Apr 8  Comment 
After a few weeks away, "Saturday Night Live" returned to take some shots at Fox News and President Trump.
TechCrunch  Apr 7  Comment 
Behind every great woman, there is often another great woman who has encouraged her and listened to her and advised her, rather than tried to compete with her. That’s the way that it should be, according to Shine Theory, a concept that was...
New York Times  Apr 6  Comment 
The Vermont senator, who drew slim support from African-Americans in his 2016 presidential bid, is now trying to fix that vulnerability as he considers another run in 2020.
The Economist  Apr 5  Comment 
THE theories lurk in odd corners of the web, occasionally bubbling into broader public consciousness. That President Donald Trump is working with Robert Mueller, for example, and preparing a hammer blow against the true threats to American...
New York Times  Apr 5  Comment 
“Both of them are instinctively more concerned about the American economy and things at home,” said Robert S. Ford, the last American ambassador to Syria.
MarketWatch  Apr 4  Comment 
President Donald Trump will sign an order Wednesday authorizing National Guard troops to help patrol the U.S.-Mexico border, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said. The announcement comes a day after Trump said troops would guard the...
MarketWatch  Apr 3  Comment 
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. would use the military to guard the southern border "until we can have a wall and proper security." Speaking during a lunch with Baltic leaders, Trump said the U.S. "cannot have people flowing into our...
New York Times  Apr 2  Comment 
Spurred by lobbyists, the E.P.A. administrator moves to relax or kill a mileage mandate and undo a crucial tool for combating global warming.


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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