Obama's Presidential Policy

New York Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
A memo issued last week that criticizes the Obama administration’s Syria policy is written in language that can be difficult to parse. Here’s what it means.
Forbes  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Amid budget constraints in Washington, U.S. defense contractors are increasingly relying on overseas sales to boost revenue and achieve economies of scale. However, each sale must get federal approval, and the rising volume has strained the system...
NPR  5 hrs ago  Comment 
A U.S. judge in Wyoming said the Bureau of Land Management can't regulate hydraulic fracturing — because more than a decade ago, Congress specifically excluded fracking from federal oversight.
Financial Times  1 hr ago  Comment 
Yahoo  8 hrs ago  Comment 
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan seeks to showcase a GOP governing agenda amid the tumult of the presidential campaign.
New York Times  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Senator Tom Udall, Democrat of New Mexico, has been praised for holding together an ideologically divided group of senators and steering the legislation to the president’s desk.
newratings.com  Jun 21  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Amidst presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's warning against opening its doors to refugees, President Barack Obama has asserted that the United States will continue to welcome them because doing so...
newratings.com  Jun 21  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - US President Barack Obama has announced that the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) will lead the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, in partnership with the Department of Energy. The Obama...
Benzinga  Jun 20  Comment 
On Monday, during a speech endorsing America as a great place for business investment, President Barack Obama joked about his time after leaving office that, "I'm gonna get on LinkedIn." The President spoke of America’s private sector job...
MarketWatch  Jun 20  Comment 
President Barack Obama has been telling some whoppers about his economic record, but it’s common for politicians to try to burnish their legacy after office, writes Michael Boskin.
Yahoo  Jun 20  Comment 
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration selected a Los Angeles group Monday to lead an effort aimed at making manufacturing companies more competitive globally by helping them consume less energy and produce less pollution.


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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