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Happy Anniversary! Fears of another flash crash linger, while futures are nice enough to point up on the one year anny of the stock debacle

Getting Paddled: Finance pros duke it out at the ping pong table

Bidding Big: JC Flowers looks to buy Compagnie Europeene de Prevoyance

Dear Friends: Sony’s Howard Stringer pens an apology to customers

Seattle VC Update: Xconomy’s Timmerman breaks it down for the biotech community

Off to a Good Start: Demand Media beats the street

A Champion Steps Down: Maryland head coach Gary Williams hangs it up, says it’s “the right time.” Related: his best player is going to the NBA.

And They’re Off! A wide field is set for the 2011 Kentucky Derby, subscribe to our Wire and find out now who’ll win tomorrow.