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

The Market Has Found a Way to Forgive Taiwan Semiconductor

The Market Has Found a Way to Forgive Taiwan Semiconductor

The company may be benefitting from current low expectations.

Coupa Software: Thinking Outside the Box as the Stock Pushes Above $70 Yet Again

Coupa Software: Thinking Outside the Box as the Stock Pushes Above $70 Yet Again

This should be a triple-top, in theory, but since they don't exist…

I Can't Shake the Feeling That We'll See Some Selling in the Next Week

I Can't Shake the Feeling That We'll See Some Selling in the Next Week

The S&P 500 is hitting big psychological resistance in the form of the 50-day simple moving average on the SPY.

Rising Oil Has Been the Achilles Heel for Airline Profitability

Rising Oil Has Been the Achilles Heel for Airline Profitability

From my perspective we can throw away the technicals of the airlines and even the government shutdown story to focus on oil.

Nutanix: Keep Your Head in the Cloud and Your Feet on the Ground

Nutanix: Keep Your Head in the Cloud and Your Feet on the Ground

I favor staying long the name but prefer a little more time on my side.

Try This Allergan Two-Week Setup

Try This Allergan Two-Week Setup

The company is set to report earnings on Jan. 29, so traders have a couple of weeks to watch the action.

Citigroup Shares Pop on Earnings, but I'd Hold Off Chasing Today

Citigroup Shares Pop on Earnings, but I'd Hold Off Chasing Today

Based on the stock's history, I would target a reversal of 4% to 6% from today's close.

Activision Has a Chance to Continue to Reinvent Itself

Activision Has a Chance to Continue to Reinvent Itself

Wall Street isn't pleased ATVI is shedding ties with the team behind the Destiny and Halo franchises.

IQ Is a 'Smart' Short-Term and Long-Term Trade

IQ Is a 'Smart' Short-Term and Long-Term Trade

Chinese video-streaming service and online entertainment company iQiyi could fill the void Baidu lacks to compete with ByteDance.

DocuSign Is My Top Pick for 2019: This Is How to Trade It Now

DocuSign Is My Top Pick for 2019: This Is How to Trade It Now

If you're bullish on a stock and the setup points higher, then this is an attractive trade.