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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

Just for Kicks: Step on a Trade in Skechers

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Scalping Profits: Pay Attention to This Clear Pattern of the Current Trend

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Snap: What to Expect From the Stock on Earnings and Playing the Reaction

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During this seemingly terrible Tuesday, we're left watching the $203.38 level on QQQ, and here's what happens if this Invesco trust can manage to hold this level.

I'd Be Willing to Roll the Dice With Pinterest on a Small Risk-Reversal

The eye-catcher isn't the price action but the sheer number of call contracts we are seeing trade.

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Here are the reversals I'm looking for on Monday on the SPDR S&P 500 exchange-traded fund trust.

One Trade Investors Should Make Monday

It's possible you could wake up to M&A news one day and owning this stock will no longer be an option.

We're at a Crossroads and Friday's Close Is Going to Be Huge

Today is about hope on two fronts: the markets and society.

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