HomeWho are weWhat we doServicesContact us

Stephen Pope is the founder and Managing
Partner of spotlightideas.

He has worked in the international capital...



In addition to the articles and research notes
that appear on this site spotlightideas is
available for commission work where unique,
sole ownership analysis will be prepared...



There is no formulaic approach to
evaluating an opportunity or situation. The
concept behind macro ideas is “What if?”
Global/Regional/national situations...


A Worrying Red Hue - French Presidential Election

Monday April 23rd 2012


A Worrying Red Hue

images/uploads/SPL French Presidential Election Round 1 23-04-12(1).pdf

Round 1 projections show:

1st: Hollande 28.4%, 2nd Sarkozy 25.5%, 3rd le Pen 20.0%, Melenchon 11.5%

Now Hollande will debate with Sarkozy and face a head to rinoff vote on May 6th.

*** Later analysis showed the actual votes cast were:

1st: Hollande 28.5%, 2nd Sarkozy 27.1%, 3rd le Pen 18.2%, Melenchon 11.1%

Latest Articles

Latest Research | List all

For Fx Explained | 06-11-17
...Read more
A note on Spain and Catalonia for FXExplained | 12-10-17
...Read more
For London Academy of Trading | 09-10-17
...Read more

Broadcast Media | List all

Stephen Pope at University of Warwick | 30-10-17
...Read more
A Discussion about Oil, Gold and Coffee | 12-10-17
...Read more
A Discussion about the bank of England, Oil, Gold and Bitcoin | 14-09-17
...Read more

In The Press | List all

Winston Salem Journal features Spotlight Ideas | 25-10-17
...Read more
Is now the time for the UK face a rate rise? | 24-10-17
...Read more
Stephen Pope at University of Warwick | 13-10-17
...Read more


Articles Archive