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

Under Armour: Back From the Dead

Under Armour: Back From the Dead

After continual disappointments, seeing Under Armour manage a breakeven quarter was a big positive.

Emboldened By Biotech Names

Emboldened By Biotech Names

For the trade, I'm opting to use the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF.

Applied Optoelectronics Looks Ahead

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

When the Stock Is the Only Option

Options spreads aren't tradable with some small biotechs, making shares the only way to play.

How to Play Walmart

How to Play Walmart

Disappointment over Walmart's latest results offers profit opportunity.

A Hot Way to Play Cold Soup

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

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

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

Playing a Breakdown in Construction ETF

With the home construction ETF breaking down, here's a way to play the weakness.

How to Trade Bank of America

How to Trade Bank of America

The bank stock is on the cusp of breaking out.