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

A put spread using an at-the-money long strike and out-of-the-money short leg looks attractive.
The stock has been higher for 5 straight quarters and has the technical setup to pop.
With each company reporting Thursday night, plotting past moves tells us what to expect.
January puts will get you through the next two earnings reports, which aren't expected to be spectacular.
Options are priced for a move just over $8, creating opportunity.
It doesn't mean it can't happen, but waiting robs you of the other opportunities.
It's never too early to have a reliever ready to go if your ace falls apart.
What to do if you find yourself on the wrong side of a good-size move.
For longs, a hedge at $40 looks close at hand here.
With a 17% short interest, the potential is big.


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