Obama's Presidential Policy

Forbes  39 min ago  Comment 
Adopting the insights of behavioral science will help bring our government into the 21st century in a wide range of ways - from delivering services more efficiently and effectively; to accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy; to...
Clusterstock  4 hrs ago  Comment 
This isn't just any ordinary picturesque Martha's Vineyard estate — it has a presidential pedigree. President Obama and his family rented this sprawling 7,000-square-foot mansion for an entire summer in 2013, according to The Wall Street...
MarketWatch  5 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina as Hurricane Joaquin combines with other storm systems to dump rain and cause flooding in the state.
New York Times  7 hrs ago  Comment 
The first daughter is in the middle of the pressure-filled process of writing personal essays, asking for teacher recommendations and narrowing her choices.
Forbes  10 hrs ago  Comment 
I found myself rolling my eyes the other night as I listened to President Obama give yet another empty speech about gun violence, this time about the horrific massacre in Roseburg, Oregon. It wasn’t his listlessness that bothered me, nor did I...
New York Times  Oct 3  Comment 
Numerous American-trained security forces overseas have collapsed, stalled or defected, calling into question a central tenet of President Obama’s approach to combating insurgencies.
New York Times  Oct 3  Comment 
Hillary Rodham Clinton is arguing for a more robust approach to Syria, with the president dismissing her ideas as campaign politics.
guardian.co.uk  Oct 3  Comment 
President and labor secretary blame Congress for any slowdown as worse-than-expected jobs report puts administration on defense The Obama administration sent a clear message on Friday: if anyone is to blame for the US economy slowdown, it is...
New York Times  Oct 3  Comment 
The Republican presidential candidate shrugged off any need for government action in the wake of the massacre of nine people at a community college in Oregon.
New York Times  Oct 3  Comment 
Russia showed no hint of heeding Western demands to avoid bombing of fighters pushing to oust Syria’s weakened, Kremlin-backed president, Bashar al-Assad.


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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