Obama's Presidential Policy

MedPage Today  9 hrs ago  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Wide divide seen on Zika
Forbes  May 20  Comment 
Two judicial dressings-down for Obama administration lawyers in cases involving discrimination and immigration.
Financial Times  May 20  Comment 
On eve of Obama visit, former enemies discuss co-operation in face of China expansionism
Benzinga  May 20  Comment 
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a new Republican-backed bill on Wednesday that aims to combat the Zika virus. While the bill would provide $622 million to fight the virus, the dollar amount is actually less than one-third of what...
The Hindu Business Line  May 20  Comment 
Pact on defence logistics likely to be signed
Forbes  May 20  Comment 
Obama's IRS Commissioner is in the hot seat over alleged targeting, alleged obstruction, and more. Republicans want him out.
New York Times  May 20  Comment 
President Obama arrives as the voting will have finished, and the names not allowed to appear on the ballots tell more of a story than that of those allowed to compete.
Forbes  May 20  Comment 
Who would have imagined, as “South” Vietnam was falling to  “North” Vietnamese Communist forces more than 40 years ago, that a U.S. president would be going to Hanoi to talk about, yes, supplying the Vietnamese Communists with arms?
Benzinga  May 19  Comment 
U.S. banking lobbyists disagree with presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to scrap President Barack Obama's Dodd-Frank law, despite Trump's justification (and some shared sentiments) that the law is overly burdensome, according to a Reuters...
MarketWatch  May 19  Comment 
House Republicans and the Obama administration neared an agreement Wednesday to provide Puerto Rico a path to restructure its $70 billion debt load, the first step toward ending its decadelong recession.


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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