Business events in Utah this week
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
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
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.
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.