Obama's Presidential Policy

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A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.
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Get Obama Toilet Paper For That Special Someone On Your Christmas Giving List! Or, if that doesn't HIT the spot, might I suggest The Obama Punching Bag instead? Would a federal guarantee indemnifying Sony from the lawsuits that would...
New York Times  2 hrs ago  Comment 
President Obama said the U.S. would “respond proportionally” to the attack on Sony Pictures after the F.B.I. said it had extensive evidence that North Korea had organized it.
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President Obama signed an executive order barring new investment and trade with Crimea and freezing the property of people or businesses operating in the region or helping its leadership.
Forbes  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Individuals and businesses have cause to celebrate through year-end but come January 1, it’s tax law uncertainty once again.
NPR  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Melissa Block talks to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton about the cyber attack against his company and the cancellation of the Christmas Day release of The Interview.
MarketWatch  8 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama’s year-end press conference was full of hot topics; Cuba, North Korea vs. Sony, Keystone pipeline and race relations. Twitter, however, is reacting to what some are calling Obama’s failure to call on a single male reporter.
CNNMoney.com  8 hrs ago  Comment 
While talking about the Sony hack during his end-of-year press conference, President Obama called actor James Franco "James Flacco."




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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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