The Obama Portfolio

These five companies could get a bump when the president-elect takes office. Plus, ETFs that'll let you tap into sectors that could prosper.

Americans were generally moved and excited by the election of Barack Obama to the White House. But Wall Street has greeted his election -- and the expanded Democratic majority in Congress -- with a Bronx Cheer.

In the eight trading sessions between Election Day and November 14, the market sank six times (including four single-day tumbles of at least 300 points in the Dow Jones industrials). Whatever the market's initial response, investors will watch the new president closely for clues that could determine which industries are most likely to prosper in an Obama administration.

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Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance