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

Nvidia, Pinterest and 3 China Stocks: What to Watch and Expect on Earnings

Nvidia, Pinterest and 3 China Stocks: What to Watch and Expect on Earnings

Nvidia still needs China's approval for the buyout of Mellanox.

There's Nothing in Walmart's Report That Makes Me Bearish

There's Nothing in Walmart's Report That Makes Me Bearish

The reaction we're seeing in WMT stock after its results is the correct one.

Wix.com Is a Show Me Stock With a Lot to Prove

Wix.com Is a Show Me Stock With a Lot to Prove

With the stock trading at all-time highs, I think optimism is overenthusiastic.

Macy's Earnings Beat Isn't All That Magical

Macy's Earnings Beat Isn't All That Magical

A close look at the bottom line indicates that from an operational standpoint the retailer's first quarter wasn't as good as a year earlier.

I'd Only Look at Lyft for a Trade, Not an Investment

I'd Only Look at Lyft for a Trade, Not an Investment

I don't often chase a contrarian play, but sentiment appears to be at a bullish extreme.

Can Walmart Shares Deliver Next Day After Earnings?

Can Walmart Shares Deliver Next Day After Earnings?

New NextDay delivery sounds great, but I'd turn my focus to earnings.

Here's How I'd Structure a HubSpot Trade

Here's How I'd Structure a HubSpot Trade

It's tough to call a bottom on these big momentum cloud names.

Apple Traders Are in a Tough Spot

Apple Traders Are in a Tough Spot

Until we see the stock acting independently from the market, what Apple does may not matter.

Stitch Fix Is a Solid Name to Own in the Specialty E-Commerce Space

Stitch Fix Is a Solid Name to Own in the Specialty E-Commerce Space

It's a company without debt and a valuation that consists of 11% cash all while remaining profitable.

Uber IPO: Sit Back and Enjoy the Volatile Ride

Uber IPO: Sit Back and Enjoy the Volatile Ride

One has to think if Uber finds a way to rally off its IPO, Softbank may look to hedge some of its position once options open.