Obama's Presidential Policy

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New York Times  49 min ago  Comment 
After a change in Senate filibuster rules, judges appointed by Democrats now hold a majority of seats on the United States Courts of Appeals, a tilt that has far-reaching consequences for President Obama’s legacy.
New York Times  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Dr. Fein’s ethical and humanitarian perspectives on national health care were influential from the Truman administration to President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
New York Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Before recently announcing an escalated campaign against Islamic extremists, President Obama privately reflected on another time when a president weighed military action in the Middle East.
MarketWatch  5 hrs ago  Comment 
The Obama administration on Friday for the first time officially stated that the U.S. is "at war" with ISIS militants, according to NBC News. "The U.S. is at war with ISIL in the same way the U.S. is at war with al Qaeda," White House Press...
Motley Fool  6 hrs ago  Comment 
A new partnership between the government and loan servicers could spell mortgage relief for military homeowners.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 13  Comment 
US President Barack Obama would travel to Atlanta next week to talk with leading medical experts on the deadly Ebola virus that has erupted from Africa, a presidential spokesperson has said.
New York Times  Sep 13  Comment 
President Obama commemorated the 200th anniversary of the British bombardment that inspired the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Friday, before he was promptly plunged into today’s problems.
New York Times  Sep 13  Comment 
The president has cited an earlier authorization by Congress as a basis for his campaign against ISIS.
New York Times  Sep 13  Comment 
Liberia’s president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, warned that without American assistance, the Ebola epidemic could send the country into the civil chaos that enveloped it for two decades.




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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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