Obama's Presidential Policy

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Forbes  2 hrs ago  Comment 
There is a lot being said about the obesity epidemic that’s running rampant in the US. Over one-third of adults and 17% of children are obese and the medical costs associated with obesity soar well over $150 billion annually (CDC). A lot of good...
New York Times  Aug 21  Comment 
President Obama said the beheading of an American journalist by militants in Syria “shocked the conscience” of the world, but vowed that America would not alter its strategy in Iraq.
New York Times  Aug 21  Comment 
Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman retired in 2013 after four years as the Army’s judge advocate general under President Obama.
NPR  Aug 20  Comment 
When actor Tom Hiddleston and Lady Gaga take the Ice Bucket Challenge, it makes a big splash. But do stars really make a difference in fund-raising and public awareness when they endorse a charity?
MarketWatch  Aug 20  Comment 
President Barack Obama on Wednesday slammed the group Islamic State for its killing of American journalist James Foley. Such a group "has no place in the 21st Century," Obama said, speaking from Martha's Vineyard, Mass. U.S. intelligence agencies...
New York Times  Aug 20  Comment 
President Obama said the beheading of an American journalist by militants in Syria “shocked the conscience” of the world, but vowed that America would not alter its strategy in Iraq.
New York Times  Aug 20  Comment 
The results of the midterm elections could stymie President Obama in his last two years, but help formulate strong talking points for Hillary Rodham Clinton if she runs to succeed him.
New York Times  Aug 20  Comment 
President Obama and other world leaders expressed anger at the beheading of James Foley by ISIS, which released a video, as Britain investigated if the killer in the video was a British citizen.
Financial Times  Aug 20  Comment 
Obama said the US would be ‘vigilant’ and ‘relentless’ in protecting its citizens, a sign that the US will pursue Isis




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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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