By Kirsten Salyer
WSJ's Euro Crisis blog on who warned about the euro's failure first
Zerohedge on the size and composition of the Olympic gold medal over time
The New York Times on the benchmark before Libor (which was better for borrowers)
The Big Picture on the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1990
Vanity Fair on Microsoft's lost decade
Read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.