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 look at 2 very different plays into earnings.
Pessimism certainly reigns supreme.
| May 17, 2016
| 9:11 AM EDT
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Home Depot faces retail pessimism; Red Robin has been a big mover.
Retailer reports tomorrow and there are signs of consolidation.
Charts push for the short position.
Chipotle, Chuy Holdings and Buffalo Wild Wings offer tasty opportunities for options players.
The longer-term push is starting to lose steam and may need more consolidation than just a light-volume selloff.
It really isn't as simple as buying calls ahead of earnings reports. 
It reports tomorrow, but where will the company ultimately fall this quarter?

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