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 Apple Stock Now Amid the Overflowing 'Analysis'

How to Trade Apple Stock Now Amid the Overflowing 'Analysis'

Beware of broad internet search trends for the iPhone 11.

My Two Cents on Tencent Music: Take a 'Long' Shot

My Two Cents on Tencent Music: Take a 'Long' Shot

This trade idea leaves plenty of time to see if the breakout takes hold without getting eaten alive by time decay.

It's Hard Not to Like Microsoft

It's Hard Not to Like Microsoft

With Microsoft, I'm most interested in the advancement of Microsoft Teams, a dominant force in the workplace communication space.

Boeing: Getting Closer to Boarding This Trade, but Not on a Fed Day

Boeing: Getting Closer to Boarding This Trade, but Not on a Fed Day

The best move I've made in my career is sitting out post-FOMC same-day trading.

I Have a Solution to Adobe's Growth Problem: DocuSign

I Have a Solution to Adobe's Growth Problem: DocuSign

The cloud stock's results weren't great, but were nothing close to the FedEx disaster.

Here Are Two Stocks to Tackle

Here Are Two Stocks to Tackle

World Wrestling Entertainment looks appealing for its breakout and option activity and Shopify, does too, for its secondary offering.

Funko Slides, Sadly, but Now Presents an Options Opportunity

Funko Slides, Sadly, but Now Presents an Options Opportunity

Investors are punishing the seller of pop culture products because of a stock offering by two huge shareholders, which is creating an options play.

I Certainly Won't Be Filling Up on BP

I Certainly Won't Be Filling Up on BP

Chevron and Exxon Mobil appear more attractive than this stock right now, and the oil sector as a whole should be watched for at least the next couple days.

StoneCo Looks Like a Solid Opportunity

StoneCo Looks Like a Solid Opportunity

Backed by serious investor prowess, shares appear ready to bust out of a huge wedge pattern on the weekly chart -- here's how to play STNE.

Here's a Crude Idea: Price Is Sentiment

Here's a Crude Idea: Price Is Sentiment

The risks around oil have changed with the drone strikes in Saudi Arabia -- but while disruption in supply should be easily absorbed by the rest of the market, sentiment changed before price.