JJ Kinahan
Chief Market Strategist, TD Ameritrade

About JJ Kinahan

JJ began his career as a Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) market maker in 1985. He also worked for ING Bank and Blue Capital, and was Managing Director of Option Trading for Van Der Moolen USA. In 2006, he joined thinkorswim®, which TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. acquired in 2009. After leading the Educational Events team, he became Managing Director of Active Trader Services in 2009.

A 30-year trading veteran based in Chicago, JJ is a CNBC "Fast Money" guest and is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Reuters News.

As Chief Market Strategist at TD Ameritrade, JJ is a frequent contributor to The Ticker Tape. His column, Daily Market Update, helps readers prepare for the trading day ahead.

As Host of Real Talk with JJ Kinahan, a weekly talk show on TD Ameritrade Network, JJ looks at the big picture of trading trends and chats with key influencers in the trading world. Real Talk with JJ Kinahan airs every market day at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm CT on TD Ameritrade Network.

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Post-Election: Why Long-Term Investors Might Want to Consider a Portfolio Review November 13, 2018 2:00 PM   |  

A leadership change in the House could mean a shift in policy priorities, but if you're a long-term investor, other factors such as earnings and interest rates may be larger concerns.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Market Seems Poised for a Bounce After Home Depot Earnings, Trade News November 13, 2018 9:20 AM   |  

This morning, momentum seems to have swung into positive territory after yesterday’s rout, as one of the nation’s large retailers reported better-than-expected earnings and a report said that China and the United States have re-started trade talks.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Walmart Earnings: Will Ecommerce Drive Results Again? November 13, 2018 4:01 AM   |  

Walmart Inc reports third-quarter earnings before market open on Thursday, November 15. WMT has been heavily investing in expanding its ecommerce, which has weighed on recent quarterly results. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its Q3.

3 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Risk-Off Redux: Volatility Storms Back onto the Scene in Stock, Oil Rout November 12, 2018 5:00 PM   |  

After a 2% rally last week, stocks got off on a very different foot Monday. The tech and financial sectors helped lead the way lower amid geopolitical concerns and tech demand worries. A stronger dollar could be a sign that some investors are adopting more of a “risk-off” stance.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Dollar, Crude, Retail Earnings Take Spotlight As New Week Gets Underway November 12, 2018 9:20 AM   |  

A recent slide in oil prices and disappointing news out of China seems to have underscored fears about global economic growth, even as investors appear to worry about the Fed’s reaction to inflation in the United States.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Home Depot Earnings: Can Company Follow Up Strong Q2 Results? November 12, 2018 4:01 AM   |  

Home improvement retailer Home Depot reports third-quarter earnings before market open on Tuesday, November 13. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly report. SEO Title: Home Depot Earnings Preview: What Might Be Expected for Q3?

3 min read  |  Earnings Reports
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