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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

Nutanix Is Coming Around Again and We May Have a Breakout Triggered Friday

I'm going to target the shorter-term trade right now.

The Reward Favors the Risk in These Beaten Down Names

A trader needs to go where they have comfort, especially if buying shares.

I'm Mining for Opportunities Amid Inflation Fears

Here's a play in an exchange-traded fund for gold.

I'm Eyeing a Rare Trade Into Earnings

Here's a play for MP Materials, a rare-earth materials company, that reports this week.

Markets Change, Play Your Game, Wait for Your Pitch

The thinking that there always has to be a trade or we need to outperform every day or every month is misguided.

Investors in the ARKK Are Grabbing Their Life Jackets

Let's look at this threat of a mass exodus of the ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund and what it means.

Here's How a Market Can Stay Irrational Longer Than Individuals Can Stay Liquid

We're witnessing thousands of investors about to take their own financial lives listening to social media.

An Attractive Trade in Recent IPO ThredUp

I like the chart and elevated implied volatility into the earnings release.

What Traders Need to Watch Now on 3 Important Indexes

Let's take an indepth look at where the SPY, QQQ and IWM stand at the end of April.

I Wouldn't Call Friday Hard Selling, But Rather a Lack of Interested Buyers

Getting through the reporting season unscathed may be the best trade of all.

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