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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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Were You Long-ing for This Kind of Day?

While Thursday's major change of character should give pause, you could be slowly building a long-term position and view this drop as an opportunity to add a small piece to that trade.

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NIO Is the Quiet Kid in the Class

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If You're Scratching Your Head at the Market's Moves, You're Not Alone

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My Trade Today Is Sitting on My Hands

Other than taking profits, I'm not interested in putting on new trades.

Why Investing in Slack Still WORKs

Zoom's earnings report had a negative impact on Slack.

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