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

3D Systems Appears Ready to Break Higher

3D Systems Appears Ready to Break Higher

I'm intrigued by the stock here.

How to Play Tilray With Options

How to Play Tilray With Options

A so-called 'ratio-put spread' looks good here.

Play Tilray Using a 'Ratio-Put Spread'

Play Tilray Using a 'Ratio-Put Spread'

This options trade combines some upside with a chance to buy TLRY at a decent price.

Targeting the Upside Potential of PagSeguro

Targeting the Upside Potential of PagSeguro

This Brazilian firm is similar to Square and PayPal.

How to Play Broadcom's Upside Potential

How to Play Broadcom's Upside Potential

The stock appears poised to break above resistance.

3 Big-Name Stocks to Consider Shorting

3 Big-Name Stocks to Consider Shorting

A brewer facing challenges, a banking giant and a retail behemoth are ripe for downside plays.

Roku Stock Thriving Ahead of Earnings

Roku Stock Thriving Ahead of Earnings

Roku isn't a stock I would outright short, but a put spread offers an attractive defined risk.

Micron Lovefest Is Over: Play the Long Side

Micron Lovefest Is Over: Play the Long Side

Watch the $40 level. If it holds, then the risk versus reward here is attractive.

Time to Sign on to DocuSign

Time to Sign on to DocuSign

Unlike many of the recent high-flying technology IPOs, DocuSign is profitable.

How I'd Play Alibaba on the Jack Ma News

How I'd Play Alibaba on the Jack Ma News

The major issue isn't the transition, it's that the stock has dropped below major support.