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

Short-Selling Is Really Hard. Just Ask Citron Research

Short-Selling Is Really Hard. Just Ask Citron Research

Examining the influential short-sellers' big winners and losers provides important insights into trading and investing.

Here's How to Trade Inseego

Here's How to Trade Inseego

Inseego is an under-the-radar 5G play that is garnering a lot of attention.

There's No Reason to Blow Last Night's Duke-Nike Story Out of Proportion

There's No Reason to Blow Last Night's Duke-Nike Story Out of Proportion

I'm more interested in how NKE continues to perform in China along with the current technical picture on the weekly chart.

Turning My Attention to Petrobras

Turning My Attention to Petrobras

I believe a call or call spread strategy that defines risk is the optimal approach here.

Stock Trades Are Not Always Either Bullish or Bearish

Stock Trades Are Not Always Either Bullish or Bearish

My recent Walmart options trade was all about time frame.

Here's a Bullish Trade for Tencent Music Entertainment

Here's a Bullish Trade for Tencent Music Entertainment

Tencent Music is the largest music streamer in China and boasts over 800 million monthly average users.

How to Trade Walmart With Options After Its Solid Earnings Report

How to Trade Walmart With Options After Its Solid Earnings Report

WMT's performance after earnings the last two years leads me in this direction.

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD): Love it or Hate It, Here's How to Play It

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD): Love it or Hate It, Here's How to Play It

I envision $25 as the biggest hurdle.

Nvidia Steps Up to the Plate: My Pre-Earnings and Post-Earnings Trade Ideas

Nvidia Steps Up to the Plate: My Pre-Earnings and Post-Earnings Trade Ideas

If you want to take a swing, here are two nuggets that might work for you.

I'm Very Cautious Heading Into Nvidia Earnings

I'm Very Cautious Heading Into Nvidia Earnings

When NVDA reports Q4 after Thursday's market close, I would prefer to buy a big selloff than see strength post-earnings and chase higher.