Obama's Presidential Policy

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New York Times  43 min ago  Comment 
President Obama confronted two volatile crises with restraint Thursday, saying he was not close to authorizing airstrikes in Syria and playing down an escalation of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.
New York Times  2 hrs ago  Comment 
The tan suit that President Obama wore to a news conference drew plenty of attention, the way a female politician’s wardrobe often does.
New York Times  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Hillary Rodham Clinton had earlier been criticized for not speaking out on the subject.
Financial Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
President has asked the military to prepare ‘range of options’ against Islamist radicals, with John Kerry soliciting allies in the Middle East
Forbes  4 hrs ago  Comment 
The Obama administration announced this afternoon that Pennsylvania will expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, bringing another half million Americans health care coverage under the law.
New York Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
President Obama confronted two volatile crises with restraint Thursday, saying he was not close to authorizing airstrikes in Syria and playing down an escalation of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.
MarketWatch  5 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama on Thursday said he'd asked his advisers to prepare a "range of options" to confront the militant group Islamic State. Speaking at the White House, Obama said the U.S. needs partners to "degrade" the group over the long...
MarketWatch  6 hrs ago  Comment 
LIVE: Obama delivers statement on Iraq, Ukraine
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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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