Today's saga starts on January 24th, just two days ago but it seems like last week. I had just, the day prior, added to my core short TVIX position to raise the number of shares from 2,000 to 2,500 as you see in the portfolio graphic below. The price for that lot of 500 was $6.26. This will be revisited later in the post.
First, let's dispose of the TNA story. You'll see that standing out at the top of the graphic like the subject of a "which of these things is not like the[...]