Obama's Presidential Policy

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MarketWatch  10 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama said Monday that opponents of the Ferguson grand jury decision must show restraint and work constructively to solve the bigger issue of unequal justice in America. In a brief statement after a grand jury brought no criminal...
New York Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s passivity and lack of support in President Obama’s inner circle proved too much for an administration that found itself back on a war footing.
New York Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is part of a shake-up that does not address deeper doubts about the administration’s capacity to deal with a series of global crises.
New York Times  12 hrs ago  Comment 
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s wrath toward Antonio F. Weiss is misdirected, and her understanding of the inversion deal on which she bases her opposition appears misinformed.
New York Times  27 min ago  Comment 
Wall Street Journal  Nov 25  Comment 
The Obama administration plans to unveil final labeling rules that require restaurants with at least 20 locations to display the calorie count of food items on their menus.
The Economic Times  Nov 24  Comment 
Froman will co-chair the first bilateral India-US trade policy forum in four years with Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday.
New York Times  Nov 24  Comment 
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s passivity and lack of support in President Obama’s inner circle proved too much for an administration that found itself back on a war footing.
USAToday.com  Nov 24  Comment 
A Republican-controlled panel debunks the fevered criticism of the Obama administration over the fatal raid.
New York Times  Nov 24  Comment 
Despite drawbacks, some immigrants working in technology said the president’s actions could make work in the United States easier.




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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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