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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

ShotSpotter: I Detect a Screaming Buy

SSTI's upside potential is huge and the competition is next to zero.

Here's What to Watch for When Nvidia Reports Earnings

I lean bullish on Nvidia, but with tempered expectations of a 4% to 5% post-earnings upside.

YY Is Bucking the Market Trend, So Take Notice of This Chinese Stock Now

Often the ones that are the hardest to buy turn out to be the best.

Itching to Make a Trade in This Kind of Market? I've Got an Idea for You

If you must have some action, Applied Optoelectronics has a decent-looking chart and an attractive risk-reward.

How to Play Nvidia in an Emotional Market

I'm talking about simply selling puts where you are willing to own a stock.

Where's the Catalyst to Own Apple Stock for New Buyers?

This feels like a scenario where Apple is going to be stuck in a range.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Is Breaking Higher

Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of the few stocks that has been working this earnings season.

Stitch Fix Finally Appears on the Mend: Here's How to Play the Stock

I believe a push back into the $30-$34 range has set up for the holiday season.

Take Advantage of Xilinx's Selloff With This Trade Idea

A potential buyout of Mellanox Technologies would benefit Xilinx significantly over the next five years.

It's Not Easy Being GreenSky, but Here's a Simple Way to Trade the Stock

What we are seeing with GSKY is what happens when interest-rate risk isn't managed well.


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