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

Village Farms Must Do Better Than This

Village Farms Must Do Better Than This

I'm not disappointed that Village Farms is raising money. I'm disappointed in how it transpired.

At What Price Do You Own Canopy Growth?

At What Price Do You Own Canopy Growth?

Why I'm leaning toward a trade in the former cannabis darling.

Freight Train in Vain: Don't Try to Stop a Plunging Stock Like SmileDirect

Freight Train in Vain: Don't Try to Stop a Plunging Stock Like SmileDirect

There are some stock moves that will simply go without explanation. Ever.

Want Income on Your Cash? This Options Strategy Rewards the Patient Trader

Want Income on Your Cash? This Options Strategy Rewards the Patient Trader

Let's use Roku as an illustration of the benefits of cash-secured ratio puts spreads.

Trade SmileDirect Into the Teeth of Its Decline

Trade SmileDirect Into the Teeth of Its Decline

SDC is being valued at the same multiple as competitors with significantly slower growth.

Slack Just Works - Either on Its Own or Under a Larger Umbrella

Slack Just Works - Either on Its Own or Under a Larger Umbrella

Is there room for three names in the workplace communication sector?

Sign Up Now for This Bullish DocuSign Play

Sign Up Now for This Bullish DocuSign Play

The focus now should be on the $65 level.

Keep an Eye on Uber

Keep an Eye on Uber

This isn't fundamental or a technical view, but speaking with Uber drivers who are positive - as I have - might go a long way towards helping turn sentiment around the company.

3 Breakout Performances Heading Into the Holiday Season

3 Breakout Performances Heading Into the Holiday Season

We're looking at Apple, Tower Semiconductor and the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF.

I'm Willing to Take a Small Roll of the Dice With Chewy

I'm Willing to Take a Small Roll of the Dice With Chewy

The chart on Chewy is one ugly mutt, there's no denying it, but the price action turned this week.