Obama's Presidential Policy

New York Times  1 hr ago  Comment 
Mrs. Clinton said that Jeb Bush, in criticizing the Obama administration’s withdrawal of troops from Iraq, had failed to mention his brother’s pledge to withdraw forces by the end of 2011.
New York Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Finding any consensus on how the Republican candidates would exercise American power differently from President Obama, much less define an alternative foreign policy, gets a bit messy.
Wall Street Journal  Aug 15  Comment 
The resignation of a Democratic commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission adds yet another body to the Obama administration’s growing backlog of financial-regulatory nominations.
New York Times  Aug 15  Comment 
Some of the commander in chief’s favorite tunes, “daytime” and “evening”: Bob Dylan’s “Tombstone Blues,” Stevie Wonder’s “Another Star,” the Isley Brothers’ “Live it Up” and “Rock Steady” by Aretha Franklin.
New York Times  Aug 15  Comment 
If verified, the use of chemical agents could increase pressure on the Obama administration to intervene in the war more forcefully.
TechCrunch  Aug 15  Comment 
 The Commander and Chief has just made his music streaming service allegiances known. The White House released a pair of playlists Friday morning that were allegedly hand-picked by Obama himself. Were they on Apple Music? Nah. How about Tidal?...
New York Times  Aug 14  Comment 
An appeals court threw out a lawsuit by Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, who argued that President Obama’s executive actions on immigration were unconstitutional.
Motley Fool  Aug 14  Comment 
Obama to utilities: It's time to come clean.
New York Times  Aug 14  Comment 
Steve Schale, a political operative who helped direct President Obama’s two general election victories in Florida, wrote in an email: “I’m #ReadyfForJoe.” He’d like to see Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. run.
Forbes  Aug 14  Comment 
Just in time for the weekend, the White House released a Spotify playlist curated by none other than the President of the United States. So if you have ever wondered what type of music Barack Obama listens to—you now have 20 songs that will...


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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