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He has worked in the international capital...



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Wall Street Journal features Stephen Pope & Spotlight Ideas

Thursday September 27th 2012

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443916104578021692765950384.html?mod=WSJEurope_hpp_LEFTTopStories

Spain Unveils New Set of Overhauls

Markets Cheer Package of Tax Increases and Spending Cuts, but Premier Faces Political Pressure as Region Seeks Autonomy


"...Many analysts say they believe that the government's effort to lower a budget deficit that stood at 9% of gross domestic product in 2011 to below the 3%-of-GDP limit for EU countries by 2014 has gone off track because of a deep recession.

Madrid aims to lower its budget deficit to 4.5% of GDP in 2013 and to 2.8% in 2014.

"Spain will miss the deficit-to-GDP targets for 2013 and 2014," said Stephen Pope, managing partner at consultancy Spotlight Ideas. ..."

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