Obama's Presidential Policy

Financial Times  39 min ago  Comment 
Legislative dance highlights difficult balancing act president faces in Congress
Insurance Journal  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has requested federal disaster assistance for Cleveland, Grady and Oklahoma counties following tornadoes, severe storms and flooding in recent weeks. Fallin sent a letter to President Barack Obama Tuesday that says...
The Economist  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Weil walked CRACKING down on tax evasion “has been a core piece of President Obama’s agenda” since before he took office, according to a spokesman. His administration’s campaign to that end has been a “groundbreaking” success,...
New York Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
The Senate will now vote on a series of amendments – some highly controversial – before a final vote on the trade legislation.
Benzinga  5 hrs ago  Comment 
The Obama administration earlier this week announced plans to help save the declining population of honey bees in the United States after studies showed that bee colonies have been struggling under a number of environmental factors. Last...
Clusterstock  7 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama's biggest foreign-policy failure wasn't any one particular episode. Rather, it was the fact that he "refused to choose a clear path forward," argues Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group. "President Obama refused...
The Political and Financial Markets Commentator  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Stop it already! When it comes to making a deal with Iran that will all but guarantee the rogue terrorist state will acquire nuclear weapons, Obama knows exactly what he's doing! I say this despite the claims from the Right that he is merely an...
Reuters  May 21  Comment 
Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global temperatures threaten U.S. military bases and will change the way the U.S. armed services defend the country, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
New York Times  May 21  Comment 
Obama officials have called the fall of Ramadi a huge setback, but have sought to quell critics in the region with the deployment of weapons, which are expected to arrive in early June.
New York Times  May 21  Comment 
“The 9/11 Commission Report,” “Obama’s Wars” by Bob Woodward and application forms for Al Qaeda were in Bin Laden’s compound when he was killed.


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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