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

How to Trade Constellation Brands Now Using Options

How to Trade Constellation Brands Now Using Options

I'm strategizing a risk reversal here using a put sale to fund a long-side play.

Train Your Sights on This Learning Platform Name

Train Your Sights on This Learning Platform Name

Above $26 and the door appears open to $30.

Play the POP! in Funko

Play the POP! in Funko

I prefer to balance the risk here using a covered call strategy.

Union Pacific Stock: When and Where You Should Buy Your 'Ticket'

Union Pacific Stock: When and Where You Should Buy Your 'Ticket'

It's not often we see a big weekly pop like this week's, while trend and volume remain muted, practically bearish and oversold.

A Johnson & Johnson Volatility Trade

A Johnson & Johnson Volatility Trade

JNJ's current pennant pattern creates the potential for a big move in the month of January.

GE Stock: Don't Get Fooled Again

GE Stock: Don't Get Fooled Again

With each new change at the top, things are going to get better, but it's one person overseeing a crumbling wasteland.

I'm Not Ready to Buy Into the Idea That FXY Is Done Moving Higher

I'm Not Ready to Buy Into the Idea That FXY Is Done Moving Higher

Here's your move with the Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen ETF.

How to Play Zayo With Options Amid Buyout Chatter

How to Play Zayo With Options Amid Buyout Chatter

Wells Fargo believes Zayo could be worth as much as $40, but playing for a low $30s price might be more realistic.

How to Trade Cronos, the Cannabis Firm With Ties to Big Tobacco

How to Trade Cronos, the Cannabis Firm With Ties to Big Tobacco

What matters here is the ability to innovate, market, and sell.

Apple Is Bruised, but Not Rotten

Apple Is Bruised, but Not Rotten

In short, Apple is one of the first admitted victims of the U.S.-China Trade War.