Obama's Presidential Policy

Motley Fool  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Why a new round of sanctions isn't likely to put Russia in its place.
The Political and Financial Markets Commentator  6 hrs ago  Comment 
In other words when no country, world leader or terrorist group believes a word you say or that any actions they take will result in meaningful retribution, they will act with impunity! A perfect case in point is of course the redline drawn and...
The Hindu Business Line  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Hours after blaming Russia-baked Ukrainian separatists for the shooting down of a Malaysian Airline Plane that killed nearly 300 people, US President Barack Obama has called on his counterparts se...
Forbes  12 hrs ago  Comment 
The black boxes from the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed yesterday in Eastern Ukraine have reportedly been found and are either in the hands of pro-Russian separatists in the Ukraine or have been flown to Moscow.  According to...
New York Times  Jul 19  Comment 
The letter from Behnaz Hekmati, the mother of Amir Hekmati, appeared timed to convey the family’s wish that the United States use its leverage in the talks to win his release.
New York Times  Jul 19  Comment 
An executive order protecting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees from discrimination by companies that do federal government work will not include an exemption sought by many religious groups.
New York Times  Jul 19  Comment 
The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will discuss efforts to stop the flow of children through Mexico and into the United States.
New York Times  Jul 18  Comment 
President Obama pointed to the Kremlin’s role in arming rebels in the area of the attack and referred to the events there as an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.”
Yahoo  Jul 18  Comment 
Technology stocks ranked among the day's biggest gainers. U.S. President Barack Obama demanded that Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine a day after the downing of a Malaysian airline by a surface-to-air missile, which he said was...
Financial Times  Jul 18  Comment 
Obama backs Kiev’s claims that Malaysian airliner was struck by a missile fired from the rebel-controlled region of Ukraine


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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