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

With GreenSky Stock I Tend to Use the Trade What You Know Approach

With GreenSky Stock I Tend to Use the Trade What You Know Approach

GSKY bulls watched as the stock lost two-thirds of its value from its post-IPO high and are now looking for news to turn the bearish tide.

Kohl's Business Is Better Than Expected

Kohl's Business Is Better Than Expected

I'd consider a small upside trade with a risk equal to reward and favoring the historical action.

Overstock.com Is a Company With an Actual Vision

Overstock.com Is a Company With an Actual Vision

I'm willing to take a shot on the long side here as the stock bounces around $22.

Sizing Up a Salesforce Earnings Reaction Trade

Sizing Up a Salesforce Earnings Reaction Trade

Traders should focus on the first-day post-earnings move.

Is Tesla's 'Game' Finally Catching Up to the Stock?

Is Tesla's 'Game' Finally Catching Up to the Stock?

Slashing prices (and features) on the Model 3 and closing dealerships doesn't sound like a company with excess demand.

The Market Still Hasn't Fully Valued the Potential of Village Farms

The Market Still Hasn't Fully Valued the Potential of Village Farms

I wouldn't initiate a new, full position today, but I would initiate a partial position in case this small float name runs away before we see a pullback.

J.C. Penney: Why Throw Money at a Story That Won't End Well?

J.C. Penney: Why Throw Money at a Story That Won't End Well?

Management needs to reinvent the assets remaining rather than trying to Frankenstein a dead body.

When Funko Reports Thursday, Will We See a Sell-the-News Reaction Again?

When Funko Reports Thursday, Will We See a Sell-the-News Reaction Again?

I'm an advocate of owning shares, so this would be positioned around a long position.

Government Shutdown Victim Vocera Communications Offers an Attractive Trade

Government Shutdown Victim Vocera Communications Offers an Attractive Trade

Vocera's applications extend beyond healthcare into long-term care facilities, nuclear facilities, hotels, and even retail.

Palo Alto's Stock Takes Off but I'm Sitting This One Out

Palo Alto's Stock Takes Off but I'm Sitting This One Out

We have our reason for Wednesday's move, but I'm not sure it will hold.