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

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.

Dropbox Stock Has Struggled Since the Big Run Last June

Dropbox Stock Has Struggled Since the Big Run Last June

While DBX reports earnings tonight and has plenty of cash, they aren't exactly expecting big growth in the bottom line.

Etsy Is Worth Nibbling on Here to Begin a Position Build

Etsy Is Worth Nibbling on Here to Begin a Position Build

Etsy has an active management working to constantly improve business rather than sitting back.

With Carvana, I'm Willing to Take a Small Roll of the Dice Here

With Carvana, I'm Willing to Take a Small Roll of the Dice Here

CVNA reports earnings tonight, it's sitting at all-time highs, and the stock has barely paused in its climb since mid-February.

Disney Faces Challenges Keeping Investors Excited

Disney Faces Challenges Keeping Investors Excited

As it prepares to unveil its quarterly earnings report after the bell Wednesday, Disney must find new ways to keep investors excited about the entertainment giant's stock.

Apex Legends Maker Electronic Arts Is One Tough Stock to Game

Apex Legends Maker Electronic Arts Is One Tough Stock to Game

This is probably the worst pre-earnings setup with the worst post-earnings predictive model I've seen on a stock in a long while.

Let's Toy Around Again With Funko Stock

Let's Toy Around Again With Funko Stock

This niche market should continue to do well while a small number of films and shows dominate theaters and TV.

Here's a Way to Ride the Pinterest Wave

Here's a Way to Ride the Pinterest Wave

Users come to Pinterest looking for inspiration to put into action. Action equals expenditures.

I Don't Love the Market Right Now, But I Do Like These 2 Stocks

I Don't Love the Market Right Now, But I Do Like These 2 Stocks

Not many stocks are jumping out at me right now as those that should be bought.

Make Yext Your Next Trade

Make Yext Your Next Trade

My preferred approach with this momentum stock is to take a position, but one that is smaller and comes with time.