IPO activity remains slow despite Facebook offering

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Much of the buzz in the IPO market surrounded Facebook this week, as it headlined what was a slow stretch in IPO activity . Only two other companies were on the calendar and neither was able to complete its deal. Cancer Genetics ( CGIX ), which offers personalized genomic tests in cancer treatments, postponed its IPO on Thursday and Loyalty Alliance Enterprise ( LAEC ), a provider of mobile direct marketing and customer loyalty solutions in China, delayed its offering for another week. TIM w.e. ( TMWE ), a provider of mobile marketing, entertainment and payment services in Latin America, also postponed its IPO on Thursday. It was TMWE's second attempt at a public offering in nine months.

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