Timothy Collins

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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.ÿ 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.

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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

How I View Earnings Trades

Keep these two rules in mind.

Trading Stamps.com is Far From Boring

Trading Stamps.com is Far From Boring

If you are looking for some action to trade pre-earnings, check out STMP.

An Amazon Pre-Earnings Options Play

An Amazon Pre-Earnings Options Play

Try this straddle to play a bidirectional move into Amazon earnings.

A 'Semi-Charmed' Kind of NXPI Call Spread

A 'Semi-Charmed' Kind of NXPI Call Spread

It might be best to make this a late-afternoon purchase.

A Study in Scarlet: Too Many Red Days Follow Twitter Earnings

A Study in Scarlet: Too Many Red Days Follow Twitter Earnings

Facebook, on the other hand, sees many more green days following results.