Business events in Utah this week
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Convention Calendar


U.S. Figure Skating Assoc.

2012 Central Pacific

Regional Championship

Salt Lake County Venture

Runs through • Wednesday

Attendance • 500


Center for School

Mental Health

Annual Conference

Salt Lake Marriott City Creek

Runs through • Saturday

Attendance • 325

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week:


Federal Reserve • Policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates


Commerce Department • New-home sales for September


Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

Commerce Department • Durable goods orders for September

National Association of Realtors • Pending home sales index for September

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates


Commerce Department • Third quarter gross domestic product

IPOs Planned

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

Lehigh Gas Partners LP • Allentown, Pa., 6 million shares, priced $19 to $21, managed by Raymond James, Baird, Oppenheimer & Co. Proposed NYSE symbol LGP. Business: Wholesale distributor of motor fuels in the U.S.

MPLX LP • Findlay, Ohio., 15 million shares, prices $19 to $21, managed by UBS Investment Bank, BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol MPLX. Business: Limited partnership formed by Marathon Petroleum Cjorp. to own and operate pipelines and other midstream assets.

WhiteWave Foods • Dallas, Tx., 20 million shares, priced $14 to $18, managed by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed NYSE symbol WWAV. Business: A leading organic dairy and dairy alternatives carve-out from Dean Foods.

Utah Events


Lecture • Argosy University will present "Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur," with author and CEO Alan E. Hall. Hall also is the founder of Grow America, a company that aligns the partners, mentors and capital that entrepreneurs need to grow their companies. The lecture will run from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Argosy's campus, 121 Election Road, Suite 300, in Draper. To RSVP/reserve a spot at the event, go to

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