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

Nutanix: Keep Your Head in the Cloud and Your Feet on the Ground

Nutanix: Keep Your Head in the Cloud and Your Feet on the Ground

I favor staying long the name but prefer a little more time on my side.

Try This Allergan Two-Week Setup

Try This Allergan Two-Week Setup

The company is set to report earnings on Jan. 29, so traders have a couple of weeks to watch the action.

Citigroup Shares Pop on Earnings, but I'd Hold Off Chasing Today

Citigroup Shares Pop on Earnings, but I'd Hold Off Chasing Today

Based on the stock's history, I would target a reversal of 4% to 6% from today's close.

Activision Has a Chance to Continue to Reinvent Itself

Activision Has a Chance to Continue to Reinvent Itself

Wall Street isn't pleased ATVI is shedding ties with the team behind the Destiny and Halo franchises.

IQ Is a 'Smart' Short-Term and Long-Term Trade

IQ Is a 'Smart' Short-Term and Long-Term Trade

Chinese video-streaming service and online entertainment company iQiyi could fill the void Baidu lacks to compete with ByteDance.

DocuSign Is My Top Pick for 2019: This Is How to Trade It Now

DocuSign Is My Top Pick for 2019: This Is How to Trade It Now

If you're bullish on a stock and the setup points higher, then this is an attractive trade.

How to Trade Constellation Brands Now Using Options

How to Trade Constellation Brands Now Using Options

I'm strategizing a risk reversal here using a put sale to fund a long-side play.

Train Your Sights on This Learning Platform Name

Train Your Sights on This Learning Platform Name

Above $26 and the door appears open to $30.

Play the POP! in Funko

Play the POP! in Funko

I prefer to balance the risk here using a covered call strategy.

Union Pacific Stock: When and Where You Should Buy Your 'Ticket'

Union Pacific Stock: When and Where You Should Buy Your 'Ticket'

It's not often we see a big weekly pop like this week's, while trend and volume remain muted, practically bearish and oversold.