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

Don't Keep VXX for Long Real Money Pro($)

Given its small move higher today, market appears to be buying some Fed insurance.
How to play tomorrow's announcement.
The path for the Financial Select Sector Fund has been parabolic since the election.
Its best-known shows have pretty much keeled over ... like the shares.
Let your ego take the losses, not your portfolio.
It's finally seeing a little light and is still worth owning.
I'm going to keep tossing this TLT trade up until folks bookmark it and use it.
The stock has been cut in half this year despite a market that's up double digits.
It appears to have potential after 7 months of sideways movement and an ugly end to October.
Traders are jumping at every little selloff, fearful of not being rewarded for not blinking.


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