The retail investor has none of the advantages given to large institutional players. It's always been like that. Given the inherent inequality, you have to carefully pick and choose where to put your money. I believe in the long run, LINE is a valuable component of a conservative income generating portfolio.
The system will never be fair but it's all we have
There is a good article in the WSJ about the SEC taking action against hedge funds that make bearish bets prior to a company's issuing new shares. I am glad to hear they are taking action. I hope they do the same in this case.