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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

Trading Strategies and Investment Views Are Not Mutually Exclusive

When time frames differ (short-term vs. long-term), it can result in actions that may seem to void the other. That simply isn't the case.

Understanding Why Some Strange Moves May Occur in January

Here's what the calendar change could do, and these few things may impact your strategies along with market volatility.

In Uber vs. Lyft, Uber Has More to Offer

Since coming public, it's been Lyft delivering more of the good news than Uber, but you can't tell it from the price action.

Personalis Has Struggled Since Its IPO - Here's How I'd Play It

The company has a collaboration with Merck, and there are far worse partners you could have when working in the cancer segment of biotech.

Disney's Outperformance Is Not Guaranteed

As we head into 2020, the technical picture is best described as something's gotta give.

RH's Move Is Beginning to Fade

I believe a put or put spread is the best approach to play the downside.

The Growth of Apple's Valuation This Year Is Almost Unfathomable

Calling the top on this stock has been a fool's errand. That being said, it is showing signs of exhaustion on the charts, however, exhaustion is not the same as a top.

Yext Shares Are Beginning to Turn Higher

This looks like a speculative setup for a recovery trade in the first quarter of the year.

Do You Really Buy Amazon's Own Praise for Its Product Sales?

Read between the lines in the PR release and there's still a lot to act on in the areas of smart TVs, smart homes, and streaming services - that's how to play AMZN.

I'm Looking at a Combination Trade With Uber

This has been a name I've traded quite a bit over the past six months. The volatility makes it possible and the active options market doesn't hurt either.

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