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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've Got Friday on My Mind for This Kraft Heinz Trade

We may see another push from folks stocking up on food goods and/or eating out less.

Sometimes It All Comes Down to the Float

Let's look at how float -- and price psychology and social media -- led to big moves in Urban One this week.

DraftKings Bulls Await Word on Professional and Collegiate Sports

I'm focused on the short-term picture for a trade here.

A Word of Caution for Those Traders Playing the Market Like a Big Casino

When we get daily moves from dozens of rotating names going up 40%, 140%, or 440%, we need to pause -- the action is both opportunistic and unhealthy.

This TEAM Looks Like a Winner

Here's how to approach Atlassian as the strong market has benefited the name.

Caveat Emptor: Look Behind the Headlines Before You Make a Stock Move

In this example, a headline about Nikola mislead investors while also creating a quick trade opportunity.

With Huawei in the Headlines, Let's Test Our Investing 'IQ'

The U.S. is reportedly eyeing amending bans on U.S. companies working with the Chinese tech giant, and this is creating opportunities.

Toeing the Line Between Opportunity and Caution

Honor your stops, keep cash levels higher, and likely be more aggressive with the names you trade.

I Think Bilibili Offers an Intriguing Swing Breakout

Gap risk is very real with BILI, so options make a nice alternative here.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Merger: A Great Opportunity

Rather than a direct competitor, FMCI is acquiring a complement to Beyond Meat in the plant-based food category.

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