Obama's Presidential Policy

DailyFinance  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Movie News Michael Moore revealed on Twitter on Saturday that he's teaming up with fellow actors Mark Ruffalo and Alec Baldwin to protest president-elect Donald Trump. "Mark Ruffalo, Alec Baldwin & myself will...
Financial Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Supporters say he boosted US influence but critics hit at failures on Syria and Russia
DailyFinance  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity News Drake just scored the most unlikely endorsement ... from the president's daughter. Sasha Obama hit the beaches of Miami over the weekend with Vice President Joe Biden's granddaughter, Maisy, and...
guardian.co.uk  7 hrs ago  Comment 
US leaders from Reagan to Obama have used borrowing to fund spending, and the president-elect is likely to be little different It is a post-financial-crisis myth that austerity-minded conservative governments always favour fiscal prudence, while...
DailyFinance  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Filed under: News, White House First lady Michelle Obama has made it clear she's eager to leave the White House, step into the next phase of her life, and even enjoy a simple trip to Target. With less than a week until President-elect Donald...
New York Times  Jan 16  Comment 
Michiko Kakutani, our chief book critic, met with Mr. Obama to discuss the books and writers that have influenced his life and presidency.
New York Times  Jan 16  Comment 
In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life.
New York Times  Jan 16  Comment 
The president has focused on getting criminal offenders out of jail early and trying to give them the skills to stay out, but the new administration has a law-and-order cast.
New York Times  Jan 15  Comment 
Producing the slogan turned out to be far easier for Republicans than producing an actual replacement for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Forbes  Jan 15  Comment 
Barack Obama's farewell speech and Donald Trump's press conference reveal not only how different they are, but their supporters as well. Americans can agree on one thing: we can't agree on anything. Cartoon by Joe Heller.


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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