Obama's Presidential Policy

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Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has curbed the Environmental Protection Agency efforts to enact mercury standards, the coal sector wants to carry forward the same winning mindset — and help kill the same agency’s proposed carbon standards....
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MOSCOW (dpa-AFX) - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the President of the United States of America Barack Obama on Independence Day, and expressed confidence that Russia and the USA can find solutions to the most complicated...
Times Online  Jul 4  Comment 
Celebrities and politicians have joined together in calling on Barack Obama to release a British resident detained in Guantanamo Bay....
New York Times  Jul 4  Comment 
President Obama is expected to free dozens of nonviolent federal drug convicts, but he will barely dent prison populations that many Democrats and Republicans agree are swollen by excessive sentences.
New York Times  Jul 3  Comment 
The president’s speech at the funeral of the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney was not just eloquent but remarkable in how it fit a mass shooting into a discussion of race and justice.
NPR  Jul 3  Comment 
After the firing of a key figure at the website, moderators of many of Reddit's most popular sections have gone private in apparent protest.
newratings.com  Jul 3  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - In this week's address, the U.S. President Barack Obama wished everyone a happy Fourth of July. He honored the individuals who, throughout the history of America, have struggled and sacrificed to make this country a...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 3  Comment 
With progressive triumphs on healthcare, race and LGBT rights, the last week of June was one of the best in Obama’s six-and-a-half-year presidency
Wall Street Journal  Jul 3  Comment 
Corporate deal making is at an eight-year high at the same time the Obama administration’s antitrust enforcers are on their strongest footing ever, setting up a tug-of-war over industry consolidation.
New York Times  Jul 3  Comment 
As President Obama prepares to complete sweeping climate regulations, at least five Republican governors say they may refuse to carry out the rules in their states.




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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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