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theblackraven08 30 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 17, 2015 4:31 PM Member since: Apr 2, 2008
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    Well, well, well and ho, ho, ho......

    by theblackraven08 Apr 17, 2015 4:27 PM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Apr 17, 2015 4:31 PM Flag

    BTW----- The chart pattern for DVAX shows that you are working on the right hand shoulder of a head and shoulders pattern. Guess what happens after it finishes the pattern (up or down)?

    And all of these events (news) just happens coincidently with the chart pattern?

    You were warned several times and a long time ago.

    Stand by, cause I think this is gonna hurt.

  • theblackraven08 by theblackraven08 Apr 17, 2015 4:27 PM Flag

    What have we here?
    A CTO? To keep things from the shareholders?
    A lawsuit, right away? My, my.

    This is all "good news" right?
    What did Cramer say again? Let's say it altogether......


    Stay tuned, this should be fun (for me).

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    by kentwu28 Apr 17, 2015 3:13 PM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Apr 17, 2015 4:23 PM Flag

    Yeah, IF DVAX had that chicken wing, they could sell it for revenue.
    Too bad they don't even have that measley chicken wing to sell. Only liability is what they have.
    You better peddle the spin-machine hard, because you're gonna have a lot of work to do to put a positive spin on this......

  • Reply to

    Dynavax files CTO

    by kjsmith45 Apr 17, 2015 2:15 PM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Apr 17, 2015 4:19 PM Flag

    You're certainly right to be concerned, absolutely it could be a negative indicator.
    "It's really good news, but let's keep everything a secret, just between us......"
    There are other, better stocks out there that can handle their business simply and without a CTO or lawsuits. My suggestion? Don't walk!

    Don't worry, uncle "chuckie cheese" jack will be there to handle damage control and spin....... ;-)

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Mar 28, 2015 12:09 PM Flag

    Cramer isn't changing his tune on any of this.
    He isn't my favorite either, but he does have an impact on stocks.
    The man sits around literally all day, and just reviews stocks. And he can't tell a bad stock from a good stock when he sees it?

    You are only fooling yourselves.
    Just because it went to $2.50 cents doesn't necessarily mean that you are saved or guaranteed of success. Your CEO might very well be playing you. You want to believe that a rising price means or "guarantees" success, but it doesn't necessarily work that way.
    Prices go down too.

    If Cramer is against this, then so is his boy, Adam (Mein) Feurerstein. He sways the thinking of many others in biotech also. Last time, Mein Feurerstein dropped hints at the last minute that DVAX might have some problems with safety going into VRBPAC, and just looked how that turned out.
    What has Feurerstein been saying about DVAX lately? How about TheStreet? What is their sentiment?

    You're playing with fire and you've been warned and your lovely jickey CEO is leading you into it by the nose, like the pied piper.......

  • In the Lightning Round, Cramer gave his take on a few caller favorites:

    Dynavax Technologies: "It's up gigantically, and we are not recommending any of the biotechs that are up this much right now. They have to come down, and Celgene has to be up for three straight days before I am recommending one of these guys."

    • Lightning Round: This was a 'one and done'at CNBC(Thu, Mar 26)

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    by coin_88 Mar 26, 2015 11:45 PM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Mar 28, 2015 11:55 AM Flag

    His words previously on DVAX were "you're playing with fire."
    So, I'd say his comments from Friday expand further on the over-extended nature of this little, no product, no income, no future junkeroo.

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    DVAX reported 122.6M in cash as of 12/31

    by jdoobie00 Mar 5, 2015 11:53 AM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Mar 5, 2015 4:33 PM Flag

    Boy, did YOU say a mouthful, mister.
    Ain't that "da' troof"; the ONLY thing that is EVER in abundance here is liters of DVAX Kool-Aide........

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    An if ya' din't knows.........

    by theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 4:15 PM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 4:18 PM Flag

    Oh yeah, and this too:
    Sorry, looks like GSK is passing on the California wine for the Swiss cheese. ;-)

    GlaxoSmithKline Buys Remaining Shares in GlycoVaxyn for $190M
    3:18a ET February 11, 2015 (Dow Jones) Print

    GlaxoSmithKline Buys Remaining Shares in GlycoVaxyn for $190M

    By Ian Walker

    LONDON--Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) said Wednesday it has bought the remainder of Swiss specialist vaccine biopharmaceutical company GlycoVaxyn for $190 million, giving it full control.
    Glaxo has held a minority stake in GlycoVaxyn since forming a scientific collaboration in 2012. It didn't disclose how much it already held. However, based on the offer price, GlycoVaxyn is valued at $212 million, which would indicate a shareholding of about 10%.
    As part of the deal, Glaxo will buy a small number of early stage vaccines in development against bacterial infections such as pneumonia, Pseudomonas, Staphylococcus aureus and Shigellosis, supplementing its existing vaccines pipeline.

  • theblackraven08 by theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 4:15 PM Flag

    Now ya' knows, ya' knows, ya knows......
    Dance Biopharm Appoints Dr. Tyler Martin to the Position of President and Director
    9:00a ET February 11, 2015 (PR NewsWire) Print

    Dance Biopharm Inc. (Dance), a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of inhaled insulin products to treat diabetes, today announced the appointment of J. Tyler Martin, M.D., to the newly created position of president. Dr. Martin has also been appointed to the board of directors. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry to Dance, where he oversees company operations, reporting to Dr. John Patton, CEO.

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 1:31 PM Flag

    If not "headwinds", then very likely a vaccine panel "head" or two......

  • Reply to

    Uh oh, I heard a buyout rumor.........

    by theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 11:45 AM
    theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 12:22 PM Flag

    What year was all of that from? ;-)
    My article came from "today" by "Mostly Gruel" publications.

  • theblackraven08 by theblackraven08 Feb 16, 2015 11:45 AM Flag

    But I would be willing to bet hard currency that the Earle of thievery won't even bother to pick up the phone and try to call Pfizer........

    Deal-Hungry Pfizer Won't Stop With Hospira; Who Could Be Next?

    By Cheryl Swanson
    February 16, 2015

    Pfizer (NYSE: PFE ) finally got its sweet deal!

    After being spurned repeatedly by British drugmaker AstraZeneca, Pfizer recently anted up $17 billion for a much smaller drug company, Hospira (NYSE: HSP ) . The deal represents a hefty 39% premium over the Illinois-based company's previous day close, but Pfizer's investors immediately applauded, tacking $6 billion onto Pfizer's market value the day after the deal was announced.

    While the acquisition surprised almost everyone, I think it's a savvy move. Hospira will allow Pfizer to beef up its established products business, which has been on a downward trajectory, declining 9% year over year last year to $25 billion. The Hospira acquisition should boost that unit by $4 billion, making it the largest one by revenue, which could position it for a possible spinoff.

    With Hospira, Pfizer is also tapping into biosimilars -- one of the most exciting new markets for drugmakers in the U.S. Biosimilars are lower-price knockoffs of costly biologic drugs that have been immune from competition in the United States.

    All that could be changing. Biosimilars have long been available in Europe, and the FDA is on the cusp of approving them in the United States. Recently, an advisory panel to the FDA recommended approval of a biosimilar of the blockbuster Amgen drug Neupogen. If the agency gives the drug the go-ahead, it will be the first biosimilar in the U.S. and will pave the way for more of these drugs to enter the marketplace.

    Hospira is already one of the largest providers of biosimilars in Europe. According to the The Wall Street Journal, adding Hospira's ready-made lineup of biosimilars to its pipeline should transform Pfizer into a leading player in bios

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 11, 2015 8:19 PM Flag

    I'll give ya' A+ on that one, and I'm not even a short.
    Back in November of 2012 it was certainly the shorts that took the shellacing; now wasn't it?
    But, yet, if they took the hit, why did I get the honor of watching 20-30% of my long position melt away?

    I'm sure that Fair Issac / Green Mountain knows the truth, but like many others here, he prefers the taste of the sand, so that is where he chooses to keep his head buried.

    A+ to you, indeed, there Ctic.
    Now, on with giving away the options freebies! Let them ALL eat cake!

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 11, 2015 8:07 PM Flag

    Of COURSE!
    They're NEVER the same. You people never want to say it's the same.
    You NEVER want to compare them on an even roughly equivalent basis.
    But don't you want them to be viewed and considered the same on the STOCK MARKET??? Of course you do.
    You don't want you puny, little, crummy stock looking like it has to ride the short bus and go to the "special" school.
    But yet, when it comes to a critical eye, it's "Oh, that's not the same, they're not the same stock."

    Rubbish. What rubbish, rubbish, rubbish.

  • "First, we pay OURSELVES."

    1. Pursuant to the Dynavax 2004 Non-Employee Director Option Program and the 2005 Non-Employee Director Cash Compensation Program, as amended (the "Directors' Plan"), Ms. Brege was granted an initial non-qualified stock option to purchase 2,000 shares of Dynavax common stock, with an exercise price equal to the fair market value on the date of grant, vesting over four years in equal annual installments;
    2. Pursuant to the Directors' Plan, Ms. Brege will be eligible to receive a non-qualified option to purchase up to an additional 7,500 shares of Dynavax common stock immediately following each annual meeting of Dynavax's stockholders (with respect to the first such grant, the option will be pro-rated in accordance with the terms of the Directors' Plan), with an exercise price equal to the fair market value on the date of grant, vesting on the first anniversary of the grant; and

    3. Pursuant to the Directors' Plan, Ms. Brege will receive an annual retainer of $40,000 as a member of the Board of Directors and $20,000 as Chairman of the Audit Committee, payable in equal quarterly installments in arrears.

    A copy of the press release relating to Ms. Brege's appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

    (e) Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers and Directors

    On February 5, 2015, upon the recommendation of the Compensation Committee, the Board approved 2015 base salaries and 2014 bonuses for the executive officers of the Company, including the named executive officers. The Board delegated approval of 2015 equity awards to the Compensation Committee. On February 9, 2015, the Compensation Committee approved equity awards for the named executive officers, composed of options with an exercise price equal to the fair market value on the date of grant, one half of which would be contingent on stockholder approval of an increase in the number of shares available under the 2011 Equity Incentive Plan.

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 11, 2015 7:45 PM Flag

    No, no.
    The REAL question would be "what would YOU lose?"

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 11, 2015 7:44 PM Flag

    Ole' studvooh had better watch out.
    Looks like your bucking for #1 DVAX cheerleader with all the answers.
    You win the prize and take the cake......

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 11, 2015 7:42 PM Flag

    Sounds like you and your merry band of cheerleaders have this news all sewn up!
    OK, when's the buyout? Oh, you DO realize that giving away mucho free bonuses like this HAS to mean buyout; don't you?
    Feel free to talk amongst yourselves.......

  • theblackraven08 theblackraven08 Feb 11, 2015 7:39 PM Flag

    No, nooooooooo. I just CAN'T imagine ANY small biotech doing something like that.
    (Hint: I'm sure it's happened NUMEROUS times before :-p )

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