Timothy Collins

 

Timothy Collins has worked as a financial adviser since 1999, focusing on portfolio customization, with a concentration on correlation arbitrage and risk-managed growth. He started Collins Capital Advisors in 2007, which has evolved into TangleTrade Management, LLC. Currently, he operates Retro Wall Street, a site focused on education, trader mentoring and humor. You'll find him spending his days in the Retro Wall Street chat room.

 

Prior to joining his first firm, American Express Financial Advisors, in 1999, Collins worked as a staff accountant for United Information Systems in Bethesda, Md. He has also worked as a financial analyst for Securities Pricing and Research in Annapolis, Md. Collins is a graduate of McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College), with degrees in business administration, economics and sociology and is a winner of the Bates Prize.

Recent Articles By The Author

Positive Market Sentiment May Help Long-Dated Treasuries

Positive Market Sentiment May Help Long-Dated Treasuries

I expected flames today and instead got lames.

There Is Doubt About Twitter. Again.

There Is Doubt About Twitter. Again.

The company makes a small purchase, but the stock appears stuck in a rut.

Tech Stocks Pulling Back

Tech Stocks Pulling Back

Now isn't the time to be greedy, so consider cashing in some tech bets.

Try a Short-Term Fling With Gold

Try a Short-Term Fling With Gold

Stick with the GDX fling until the weekly technicals flash some bullish bling.

Playing Bonds Before Jobs

Playing Bonds Before Jobs

With TLT hanging around $120, I'm spying the straddles both this week and next.