Obama's Presidential Policy

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New York Times  56 min ago  Comment 
Though the Obama administration says two American Qaeda operatives were not “specifically targeted,” their deaths touch on a debate over killings without due process.
MarketWatch  59 min ago  Comment 
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general on Thursday. Lynch, 55, currently serves as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York. She was nominated by President Barack Obama in November to succeed Eric Holder, and...
guardian.co.uk  2 hrs ago  Comment 
A new government-issued executive order has weakened a federal ratings system aimed at greening America’s electronics industry, environmentalists say. Is the US moving backward on green purchasing? Environmental advocates fear that an executive...
Forbes  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Yesterday we celebrated marked Earth Day. President Obama gave a speech in The Everglades during which he chided FL. Gov. Rick Scott for banishing the term climate change from government employees' lips. Separately, we were treated to the latest...
MarketWatch  5 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama on Thursday said he has ordered a full review on the operation that led to the death of two Western hostages held by al Qaeda.A Wall Street Journal report said the two hostages were inadvertently killed in a drone strike in...
Financial Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
MarketWatch  5 hrs ago  Comment 
The Obama administration has the economics of the proposed TPP trade agreement backwards: The U.S. would be hitching its wagon to a group of slow-growing or tiny nations.
MarketWatch  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Hillary Clinton is facing a dilemma over the Obama administration’s Pacific trade deal: Support it and anger the Democratic base, or oppose it and look disloyal to the president she once served.
Yahoo  12 hrs ago  Comment 
House Republicans pushed White House-backed trade legislation toward committee approval on Thursday despite strong objections by Democrats demanding stronger labor and environmental standards as well as ...
New York Times  Apr 23  Comment 
The trip was also intended to sharpen a political contrast with Republicans in ways that will help the Democratic Party in the 2016 presidential race.
New York Times  Apr 23  Comment 
“The Diplomat,” a documentary about the diplomat and his dealings with the White House, is to debut Thursday at the Tribeca Film Festival.




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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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