Obama's Presidential Policy

NPR  3 hrs ago  Comment 
The U.S. policies, said Obama, should be crafted to avoid discouraging workers from going overseas to help curb Ebola outbreaks.
New York Times  3 hrs ago  Comment 
“This disease can be contained, it will be defeated, progress is possible. But we’re going to have to stay vigilant and make sure we’re working together. America cannot look like it’s shying away, because other people are watching what we...
MarketWatch  5 hrs ago  Comment 
President Barack Obama will make a statement about the response to the Ebola outbreak on Tuesday afternoon, the White House announced. Obama is scheduled to speak at about 2:55 p.m. Eastern before departing for a trip to Wisconsin. Obama was...
Financial Times  7 hrs ago  Comment 
FT analysis of new Census Bureau data shows the scale of the task facing the Obama administration
Forbes  11 hrs ago  Comment 
The Republican Party has proven this election that President Obama was correct when he didn’t automatically support the recommendations of the two chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, which is much better known...
New York Times  Oct 28  Comment 
Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster are locked in tight re-election battles with opponents who are eager to tie them to President Obama, who has a 40 percent approval rating here.


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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