Obama's Presidential Policy

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Forbes  1 hr ago  Comment 
President Obama made history earlier this year by becoming the first U.S. president to visit India twice while still in office. The trip, which came on the heels of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States last...
CNNMoney.com  2 hrs ago  Comment 
For the first time since President Obama took office, a significant majority of Americans give the economy two thumbs up.
New York Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Hillary Rodham Clinton will hold five fund-raisers in two days this month, low-key events in private homes hosted by a number of longtime supporters of hers — and one prominent 2008 Barack Obama backer.
New York Times  Apr 21  Comment 
A busy lawmaking season reflects, in part, the tailoring of President Obama’s policy agenda to find common ground with Republicans.
New York Times  Apr 21  Comment 
The Obama administration cast the deployment on Monday as primarily a show of force to discourage Iran’s shipments of weapons to rebels.
Forbes  Apr 20  Comment 
It is on trend these days to support the growing marijuana business model. There are two parts of the discussion - medical marijuana that is now legalized in twenty-three states and the District of Columbia; as well as the legalization of...
New York Times  Apr 20  Comment 
President Obama with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, in the Oval Office on Monday.
Automotive World  Apr 20  Comment 
Today, American Trucking Associations leaders renewed their call for the Department of Transportation to move forward with a rule requiring the electronic speed limiter on all large trucks be set no higher than 65 miles per hour. “In 2006, as...
MarketWatch  Apr 20  Comment 
Republicans in control of Congress have a special tool they can use to push legislation to President Barack Obama’s desk with a simple Senate majority. But they are divided on whether to use it on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Yahoo  Apr 20  Comment 
Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. The law signed by President Barack Obama includes a waiver that, starting ...




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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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