Hedgeye Geopolitical Geography Update

We would like thank a subscriber for sending this to us and wanted to pass it on as we are sure many of you have been a little confused as to geopolitical identities over the past couple of years.

1. “Spain is not Greece.”

Elena Salgado, Spanish Finance minister, Feb. 2010

2. “Portugal is not Greece.”

The Economist, 22nd April 2010.

3. “Ireland is not in ‘Greek Territory.’”

Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan.

4. “Greece is not Ireland.”

George Papaconstantinou, Greek Finance minister, 8th November, 2010.

5. “Spain is neither Ireland nor Portugal.”

Elena Salgado, Spanish Finance minister, 16 November 2010.

6. “Neither Spain nor Portugal is Ireland.”

Angel Gurria, Secretary-general OECD, 18th November, 2010.

7. "Spain is not Uganda"

Rajoy to Guindos... Last weekend!

8. "Italy is not Spain"

Ed Parker, Fitch MD, 12 June 2012 

Daryl G. Jones
Director of Research