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

Ross Stores Is Poised to Rally

Ross Stores Is Poised to Rally

I believe Ross Stores can rally into the mid-$80.

Costco: Do Some Last Minute Shopping With This Trade Idea

Costco: Do Some Last Minute Shopping With This Trade Idea

I think a COST ratio put spread might warrant some attention.

Put Nike Stock at the Top of Your Holiday Shopping List

Put Nike Stock at the Top of Your Holiday Shopping List

Nike defied logic with its latest results. Perhaps shoes and athletic apparel are the anti-tariff trade.

It's Ugly Out There: Here's What I Suggest Traders Do Right Now

It's Ugly Out There: Here's What I Suggest Traders Do Right Now

We are absolutely due for a rip-your-face-off rally in the wake of entering a bear market.

Tilray Is Now a Top-Tier Cannabis Play

Tilray Is Now a Top-Tier Cannabis Play

I'd be most interested in buying this name after a cap raise which I expect in the first quarter of 2019.

Facebook's Problems Have Made Twitter a Good Downside Trade

Facebook's Problems Have Made Twitter a Good Downside Trade

Given the oversold nature of the market in general, a diagonal put spread may be the best approach.

Powell Left the Door Open for Flexibility, but the Market Wanted More

Powell Left the Door Open for Flexibility, but the Market Wanted More

A nice rally to start the day has turned red and created new technical challenges.

A Look at FedEx and Okta Into the Fed Announcement

A Look at FedEx and Okta Into the Fed Announcement

Fed decisions are fluid, so make certain your investor decisions align with your specific timeframe, not the one the media wants to beat down your throat.

3 Stocks to Watch Into Earnings Tuesday With an Eye on FedEx

3 Stocks to Watch Into Earnings Tuesday With an Eye on FedEx

If I'm playing anything into earnings, it would be iron condors on FDX.

Oracle's Optimistic Tuesday Open Has Faded: How I'd Play It

Oracle's Optimistic Tuesday Open Has Faded: How I'd Play It

From a technical perspective, today's action isn't shocking.