Obama's Presidential Policy

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Reuters  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Saudi Arabia consulted with the United States at "high levels" before launching air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen, and President Barack Obama was aware of the plan, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
NPR  9 hrs ago  Comment 
When Sen. Ted Cruz threw his hat into the ring, it happened first on Twitter. Political news is breaking more and more on social media, and both sides face different challenges in reaching out.
guardian.co.uk  Mar 25  Comment 
Justices concerned about costs of Obama administration’s new standards Industry groups and 21 states challenge regulations on power plants The US supreme court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signalled hostility towards the Obama...
MarketWatch  Mar 25  Comment 
Payday lending will be the focus of President Barack Obama and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday.
New York Times  Mar 25  Comment 
The president said 16 million additional Americans now had health care and noted that predictions made by the law’s detractors never came true.
Forbes  Mar 25  Comment 
America's capital gain rate is one of the world's highest, and yet President Obama wants to raise it again.
New York Times  Mar 25  Comment 
Another foreign leader will address Congress in the House on Wednesday, but this one is more likely to be thanking President Obama and America than criticizing the president.
Forbes  Mar 25  Comment 
Obama: The (Real) Cowboy President The White House press secretary has acknowledged that President Obama is indeed interested in using executive orders to raise taxes. The long national nightmare that is the Obama presidency gets worse. No one...
Forbes  Mar 25  Comment 
High on the list of Delhi's many problems is one of air pollution. There have been ample stories in the media about how this city has the dirtiest air in the world (including a story that claimed that US President Barack Obama could lose six hours...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 25  Comment 
US President Barack Obama has expressed condolences to Germany and Spain and the victims of a plane crash in the Alps. “Our thoughts and our prayers are with our friends in Europe, especi...




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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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