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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

I Don't Like the Trend I'm Seeing Develop in Many Post-SPAC Names

A deeper understanding of management and a realistic view on whether a company can deliver on its projections or not is now the focus.

Here's Why I'm Looking at the AdvisorShares Pure US Cannabis ETF

There is plenty of upside for a trade, but I think MSOS is a long-term buy and hold as well.

I'm Seeing Some 'Discord' in the Chart of Microsoft

I'm not wild about the daily chart on MSFT, and here's how I'd approach it.

My Original Bullish Thesis for SPAC Canoo Is Gone

There's a risk with a SPAC coming public. Sponsors and funders may have a different vision than existing management.

For Now I'm Sticking With More Boring Names With Good Setups Like AT&T

A buy-write makes sense here, but the premiums are tight, so I'd rather do a buy-ratio spread.

Now There's an Opportunity for Trading IPOs

I've watched new issue after new issue open lower, then bounce hard.

Here's Why I'm Checking on Advanced Micro Devices

I haven't made any move here as the stock hovers around $77. There's no reason to force anything in the current market environment.

Put These 3 Names on Your SPAC Shopping List for Friday

We've just been handed an asymmetric risk opportunity.

These 2 Stocks Are for Real

I'd pay attention to CurrencyWorks and Liquid Media.

First Solar Is High on My List for Breakout Candidates Over the Next Week

Also, new issue DigitalOcean is one of the few flyers I'm willing to take here today.

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