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

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.

I'm Particularly Attracted to the Breakout in Micron

I'm Particularly Attracted to the Breakout in Micron

MU has been left for dead by analysts since late summer.

I'm Looking for a Post-Earnings Trade Today in TAL Education

I'm Looking for a Post-Earnings Trade Today in TAL Education

After the close on Wednesday, TAL Education Group reported earnings per share of $0.24 that handily beat estimates of $0.08.

IBM: Why I'm Starting to Believe in Big Blue's Turnaround Story

IBM: Why I'm Starting to Believe in Big Blue's Turnaround Story

There's no upside to fighting Amazon, Alphabet, and Microsoft as cloud providers.

Resiliency Has Been the Biggest Trend for Xilinx Stock

Resiliency Has Been the Biggest Trend for Xilinx Stock

XLNX reports tonight, and I believe that sets us up with two potential plays, both in the form of bullish put spreads.

How to Play Johnson & Johnson Now That Earnings Are Out

How to Play Johnson & Johnson Now That Earnings Are Out

There's a lot of runway left to adjust guidance numbers moving forward.

My Greatest Concern About Procter & Gamble Heading Into Earnings

My Greatest Concern About Procter & Gamble Heading Into Earnings

Volatility appears to be the most attractive play during the early portion of earnings season.

Netflix Stock: Why I'm Keeping My Bird Box Blindfold On

Netflix Stock: Why I'm Keeping My Bird Box Blindfold On

The impact of raising subscription prices on net subscribers adds over the next six months is a huge unknown.