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
Under Armour: Back From the Dead
After continual disappointments, seeing Under Armour manage a breakeven quarter was a big positive.
Applied Optoelectronics Looks Ahead
With three bullish divergences in trend and momentum, I want long exposure to this name.
When the Stock Is the Only Option
Options spreads aren't tradable with some small biotechs, making shares the only way to play.
A Hot Way to Play Cold Soup
My favorite approach here is to use a no-cost ratio put spread to try and buy CPB at lower levels.
How to Ride Momo's 'Mo' Into Earnings
The key is if the stock closes over $40 today or breaks above that level on Monday.
Spring Cleaning: Let's Tidy Up Some Trades
Not every trade can be a winner, so let's lighten the load here.
Playing a Breakdown in Construction ETF
With the home construction ETF breaking down, here's a way to play the weakness.