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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

A Year-End Look at the Markets

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The Year of the Undisciplined Trader

My resolution for 2021? Kick the bad habits brought on by the incredible bull market of 2020.

With Some Rough Waters on the Market, Let's Ride a 'Canoo'

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While This Market Is Great, It Never Lasts

Celebrate your profits but understand making money this year doesn't make you a genius nor guarantee profits moving forward.

Are We Falling Into a Buying Justification Trap?

Recognize what equation is driving your current buys and sells and adjust your timeframe accordingly.

Stocks That Pierce a Third Standard Deviation Measure

If you are chasing higher, this is something worth watching in terms of risk management.

Let's Put COMPASS Pathways in the Watch but Not Act Yet Category

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