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Timothy Collins

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 Collins Capital Advisors in 2007, which has evolved into TangleTrade Management, LLC. Currently, he operates Retro Wall Street, a site focused on education, trader mentoring and humor. You'll find him spending his days in the Retro Wall Street chat room.


Prior to joining his first firm, American Express Financial Advisors, in 1999, Collins worked as a staff accountant for United Information Systems in Bethesda, Md. He has also worked as a financial analyst for Securities Pricing and Research in Annapolis, Md. 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.
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Recent Articles By The Author

The Second Time Around: Trading Virgin Galactic

This is a pure play on the potential future of travel as well as the technical picture.

Coming This Summer: A Lot Less Travel and a Lot More Market Action

That doesn't mean we'll move straight up over the summer, but we'll get plenty of virus, China, stimulus, cannabis, and unemployment chatter.

What Nvidia Investors Should Watch as the Semi Reports Earnings

Over the past 10 quarters, the upside has seen consistently bigger moves than the downside.

Square Isn't Looking too Hip

UBS downgraded Square -- and I agree with the call -- so here's how to play the name now.

Has Investing in Chinese Stocks Gone to Pot?

Political games of smoke and mirrors are making Asian trades look risky, but there may be another opportunity sprouting up.

This Mistake Could Pay You Dearly

A desperate deal by Genprex could spell opportunity for investors. Here's how.

The Tale of the Charts

Let's take a look at charts comparing several SPDR S&P funds and the Invesco S&P 500 Equal-Weighted funds.

So, There Was a Point to All the Pinterest Activity

News out about Microsoft Edge's integration with PINS has helped spur another trade in the name.

International Game Could Produce Strong Returns as the Economy Reopens

IGT is a smaller name with high volatility, so a call spread is still my preferred approach to limit time decay on option premiums.

These Stock Jumps Boggle the Mind, but Let's Think Small

RH has gone from $80 to $170 and look at the action for SmileDirectClub and others, but let's now set our sights on the iShares Russell 2000 exchange-traded fund.

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