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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

Why in the World Is Mysterious Ubiquiti Skyrocketing? It Makes 'Perfect' Sense

The move screams artificial. The setup screams danger long or short.

Disney Is All About World Building

DIS is one of the best in creating worlds. That separates it from other media companies.

Qualcomm Gets Boost from Apple, Samsung Licensing Settlements, 5G

But despite earnings beat, guidance was a bit soft for the tech company.

Think the Chips Are Down for Xilinx? Think Again

XLNX's earnings miss is not because of poor product sales, sagging 5G demand, missing the market or even losing out to competition -- it's because of the politics around Huawei.

Trading on Redfin Earnings Offers Valuable Lessons

If you're into put and call buying or shorting, these are three ways playing RDFN on earnings could have unfolded.

Are Skechers and Deckers Outdoor Ready to Break Out?

Names like Deckers Outdoor, Skechers, and even Foot Locker deserve a place on your weekly watchlist.

Uber Lock-Up Expiration Provides Valuable Trade Strategy for Next Unicorn

When things look the easiest, the hardest trade can often be best.

Here's Why I'm Drawn to Redfin's Weekly Chart Setup

I'm willing to take a small, defined risk long side play into earnings.

I'm Not Ready to Jump on the Uber Bull Train

There is still a decent premium to consider a bullish put spread that is out of the money or even just a put sale if you are willing to own the stock.

Disney Has Come Back Into My Buy Zone Territory

Although I don't want to make it a large play, I'm thinking a small risk reversal using spreads might be worth a shot.

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