Spain's Finance Minister Elena Salgado answers a question during a plenary session at the Parliament in Madrid, Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010. Spain's government will sell off a 30 percent stake in its ... more 
Spain's Finance Minister Elena Salgado answers a question during a plenary session at the Parliament in Madrid, Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010. Spain's government will sell off a 30 percent stake in its lottery business and partially privatize airports in Madrid and Barcelona to ease market worries about public finances. The Government will also stop paying euro420 ($549) per month in February to people whose unemployment benefits have expired. Zapatero's announcements on Wednesday were made to convince investors Spain is taking strong steps to stabilize the eurozone's fourth largest economy so it won't need outside help. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Daniel Ochoa de Olza
Wed, Dec 1, 2010 12:27 PM EST