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 TangleTrade Management, LLC in 2009 and Retro Wall Street in 2013 (www.retrowallstreet.com).Expand

Collins lives in Cedar Park, Texas, with his wife and three children. A frequent contributor to CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer, 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 (Top Graduating Male).Collapse

Banking On an Earnings Play Real Money Pro($)

Although I am expecting Bank of America to post a good report, this is a tricky one to play.
After these wild swings in the S&P 500, the index has returned to the middle of its trading range.
This combination trade has a clear upside target and limits the downside.
This energy company is one of the sector's strongest breakouts.

No Reason to Jump Long Real Money Pro($)

I'm content to sit in cash and wait for a trigger.
It's an opportunity to take in both sides of the market argument. 

Gold to Be Sold Real Money Pro($)

GLD has reached its target, so it's time to sell and re-evaluate.

A Brick Wall for Bulls Real Money Pro($)

The S&P is putting up strong resistance that has withstood several attacks today.

A Value Investor's Dream Real Money Pro($)

My takeaways from last week's Value Investing Congress in Las Vegas.
I don't expect this to last, but you may as well ride it for now.

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