Obama's Presidential Policy

TechCrunch  6 hrs ago  Comment 
 Obamania has gripped Kenya as the 44th U.S. president lands in Nairobi, the country’s capital, for a visit. From t-shirts, mugs, and caps with Barack Obama’s name and image to “Obama themed ringtones,” (“Yes we can!”) it will not be...
MarketWatch  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Obama praises Africa in Kenya speech
MarketWatch  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Video: Obama's historic visit to Kenya
New York Times  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Adding to existing federal laws, the rule changes announced on Saturday would amount to a near total ban on the commercial trade of African elephant ivory in the United States.
Financial Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
US president praises growth but pushes Kenyatta on gay rights
New York Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Declaring that “Africa is on the move,” President Obama on Saturday lauded the economic development that has transformed parts of the continent.
New York Times  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Barack Obama spoke in Kenya on his first presidential visit to the land of his father.
New York Times  Jul 25  Comment 
In a withering critique of Obama administration policy, the judge said the government was keeping children who crossed the border in unsafe conditions.
New York Times  Jul 24  Comment 
Readers from about a dozen African countries shared their views on President Obama’s time in office, pointing out successes, failures and hopes for the future.
New York Times  Jul 24  Comment 
President Obama emphasized his ties to Kenya, the land of his father, shortly after arriving when he dined with members of his extended family.


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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