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Portugal (inevitably) asks the EU for a bailout.  (Bloomberg, WSJ, Free exchange, FT Alphaville)

What happens if the ECB raises rates?  (Money Game, Bloomberg, FT Alphaville)

Is Spain next?  (Money Game, beyondbrics)

What role did temporary layoffs play in the ‘Great Recession.’  (Liberty Street Economics via EV)

Google (GOOG) is going to extremes to keep engineers from bolting to startups.  (TechCrunch)

Content is once again king as online streaming video sites demand original content.  (WSJ, ibid)

The stock market seems to undervalue investments in human capital.  (Empirical Finance Blog)

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