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

We want to see others fail. It makes us "better" by default. But in fact, we are not.
The push lower in ACIA this morning sets us up for a bearish trigger.
In the end, this one is a buy with a big asterisk.

Seagate Has Potential Upside Real Money Pro($)

If you are a directional player, wait for a close over $40.25 and jump in.
After the big run from the November lows, we've seen the stock dip but there's a breakout today.
CNC is pushing above its 50-day simple moving average and has broken above an ascending triangle.
Try this call spread in MNST, but don't chase on this thin trading day.
See how they end the year as a setup for 2017.
Volatility and volume should come back, but keep emotions in check in 2017.
The shares still don't have price, momentum or volume triggering buy signals ... yet.


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