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

Palo Alto's Stock Takes Off but I'm Sitting This One Out

Palo Alto's Stock Takes Off but I'm Sitting This One Out

We have our reason for Wednesday's move, but I'm not sure it will hold.

I Would Hesitate Getting Too Bullish With Home Depot Stock Right Now

I Would Hesitate Getting Too Bullish With Home Depot Stock Right Now

I'm content to wait for a price trigger on the weekly setup before jumping into action.

For Williams-Sonoma, a Small Pre-Earnings Play Warrants Consideration

For Williams-Sonoma, a Small Pre-Earnings Play Warrants Consideration

Wall Street might think WSM management was sandbagging guidance last quarter and I happen to agree.

Tucows Could Have a Lot of Pop Left Before Its Current Run Ends

Tucows Could Have a Lot of Pop Left Before Its Current Run Ends

The biggest challenge with TCX is the stock doesn't trade a ton of volume, and that means the moves will be wider as well as the option spreads.

Short-Selling Is Really Hard. Just Ask Citron Research

Short-Selling Is Really Hard. Just Ask Citron Research

Examining the influential short-sellers' big winners and losers provides important insights into trading and investing.

Here's How to Trade Inseego

Here's How to Trade Inseego

Inseego is an under-the-radar 5G play that is garnering a lot of attention.

There's No Reason to Blow Last Night's Duke-Nike Story Out of Proportion

There's No Reason to Blow Last Night's Duke-Nike Story Out of Proportion

I'm more interested in how NKE continues to perform in China along with the current technical picture on the weekly chart.

Turning My Attention to Petrobras

Turning My Attention to Petrobras

I believe a call or call spread strategy that defines risk is the optimal approach here.

Stock Trades Are Not Always Either Bullish or Bearish

Stock Trades Are Not Always Either Bullish or Bearish

My recent Walmart options trade was all about time frame.

Here's a Bullish Trade for Tencent Music Entertainment

Here's a Bullish Trade for Tencent Music Entertainment

Tencent Music is the largest music streamer in China and boasts over 800 million monthly average users.