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

I've got options plays for a big move and little movement at all.

Two Tough Tech Trades Real Money Pro($)

Here is how I am playing Apple and Microsoft going into their reports.
The post-earnings trend says the stock will drop after the report.
Here's what I'd do with these two names.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:08 PM EDT
After being pummeled since the start of the month, today looks like a great reversal in Chuy's Holding (CHUY)....
The chart says big move, but the options disagree.
Here's how Apple, Microsoft and Facebook are shaping up.
I'm using a punch of the 2.5 standard deviation as a short trigger.

An Earnings Triple Play Real Money Pro($)

Google, Skyworks and IBM are on my list (with an eye on AthenaHealth).
A large, diverse group of securities to play the rest of the week.

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