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Published May 26, 2013 12:16 am
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Convention Calendar


Conduit 2013 Science

Fiction & Fantasy Convention

Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City downtown

Attendance • 350

Runs through • Monday


Congress for the New Urbanism

2013 New Urbanism Congress

The Grand America

Attendance • 1,500

Runs through • June 3

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week include:


U.S. stock and bond markets • Closed for Memorial Day


S&P/Case-Shiller • Index of home prices for March and first quarter

Conference Board • Consumer confidence index for May


Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

Commerce Department • First quarter gross domestic product

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

Nat'l Association of Realtors • Pending home sales index for April


Commerce Department • Personal income and spending for April

IPOs Planned

Initial public offerings as provided by Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn., (ipohome.com) and SEC filings, include:

Epizyme Inc. • Cambridge, Mass., 4.3 million shares, priced at $13 to $15, managed by Citigroup, Cowen & Co., and Leerink Swann. Proposed Nasdaq symbol EPZM. Business: Biotech developing therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers.

Kamada Ltd. • Ness Ziona, Israel, 5.6 million ordinary shares, priced at $11 each, managed by Morgan Stanley and Jefferies. Proposed Nasdaq symbol KMDA. Business: Provides plasma-derived protein therapeutics mostly in Israel and the U.S. Stock trades on the Tel Aviv exchange.

Utah Events


Workshop • The University of Phoenix will host a free workshop to help Utahns navigate specialized software and recent software updates from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the South Jordan Learning Center, 10235 South Jordan Gateway. Participants will learn about optimizing operating systems for increased performance, the difference between operating systems and what version or software works best for PCs, Macs, tablets and SmartPhones. To register go to http://utahcareerworkshops.eventbrite.com.




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