Why?, It would go down just the same as the value of it's holdings decrease (not from shorting)
Sorry, sometimes It is difficult for me to tell if people are just typing too fast or if they have learned English as an adult.
It looks like SharkStanks erased the wager. Lets see if I can recreate it. "You will bet, with me for $1 in a year, we will put it, into an account my half and your half, your going to loose. My lawyers can do it." ... Did I leave any part out?
He might be still trying to understand the question it is amazing what punctuation and tenses will have been adding too the conversation as it has been reading.
If you are buying TVIX you are already making a $1 bet. It will be a $0.20 bet in a year.
There are still over 2 million shares available to short, just at my broker. I haven't even seen it under a million since January. I can't even imagine what the thought process is for people lending these shares out, who would take 3% gains, just to lose 80% per year.