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

What's Next for Yext and How to Trade It

What's Next for Yext and How to Trade It

YEXT is one of the few breakouts that is not also overbought technically.

Amazon: Why $1,600 Is the Line in the Sand

Amazon: Why $1,600 Is the Line in the Sand

The biggest challenge facing Amazon bulls might be its chart setup.

A Covered Call Trade in the Big-Name Oil Space

A Covered Call Trade in the Big-Name Oil Space

In this kind of market, I'm opting for a slightly more conservative play here.

How Are My Ideas Working Out? January Trade Review (Part 2)

How Are My Ideas Working Out? January Trade Review (Part 2)

Clearly, the first half of the month shaped up better than the second half.

How Are My Ideas Working Out? January Trade Review (Part 1)

How Are My Ideas Working Out? January Trade Review (Part 1)

Eight of these 11 trade ideas are in the green, with a few big winners.

Adding First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF Into the Trading Portfolio

Adding First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF Into the Trading Portfolio

The ETF has been in a strong uptrend over the past month with the past week acting as consolidation from the most recent push higher.

MongoDB Has Momentum and a Breakout: Here's How to Play It

MongoDB Has Momentum and a Breakout: Here's How to Play It

Amazon's move simply brings legitimacy to MongoDB's products and services.

There Is Nothing Wrong With PACCAR on the Surface

There Is Nothing Wrong With PACCAR on the Surface

The simple fact is earnings season does not like the stock.

Caterpillar Is a Stock I Plan to Avoid

Caterpillar Is a Stock I Plan to Avoid

I don't see the appeal in chasing names that are missing or guiding lower in the current market environment.

For Starbucks, Coffee Appears to Be Trade War Proof

For Starbucks, Coffee Appears to Be Trade War Proof

Same-store sales in China increased 1% during the most recent quarter.