Obama's Presidential Policy

New York Times  10 min ago  Comment 
The Obama administration is using social media to reach new audiences for the State of the Union speech, sidestepping the skeptical filter often applied by White House reporters.
Forbes  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Hoping to dominate the narrative on a holiday weekend and on the eve of the annual "State of the Union" speech, the Obama White House late Saturday night leaked some of the new tax ideas in their upcoming budget.
New York Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
For the speechwriter of the State of the Union address, the toughest audience can be the man who will deliver the words.
The Economist  8 hrs ago  Comment 
This week: monetary policy in Europe, Barack Obama's  state-of-the-union  address and the World Economic Forum
The Hindu Business Line  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Modi, Obama may also join meet co-chaired by Cyrus Mistry, Honeywell’s David Cote
New York Times  8 hrs ago  Comment 
If the rating reaches 50 percent next year, it should be a hopeful sign for the Democratic presidential nominee.
The Political and Financial Markets Commentator  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Nothing Says 'Super Bowl' Party Like Barack Obama Toilet Paper!! Or, if that doesn't HIT the spot, might I suggest The Obama Punching Bag instead? Do you consider yourself to be a member of the middle class or has it become increasingly...
New York Times  Jan 19  Comment 
Alan P. Gross, the American released from captivity in Cuba, and Scott Kelly, an astronaut scheduled to leave for a year aboard the International Space Station, will be among President Obama’s guests.
OilVoice  Jan 19  Comment 
Beyond the politics there are a lot of legal reasons that President Obama canor can notdeny the application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Gary Gentile discusses some of them in today39s Oil
Forbes  Jan 19  Comment 
The absence of a senior American leader at the recent unity rally in Paris has proven extremely controversial. The historic march in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre was attended by more than 40 world leaders including German Chancellor...


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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