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.

Real Talk with JJ Kinahan
:30
WATCH NOW
Real Talk with JJ Kinahan
:30
WATCH NOW
TD Ameritrade Network is brought to you by TD Ameritrade Media Productions Company. TD Ameritrade Media Productions Company and TD Ameritrade, Inc. are separate but affiliated subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation. © 2019 TD Ameritrade Network. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Get JJ's perspective

With Central Banks Downbeat on Economies, Market Remains Subdued March 21, 2019 9:45 AM   |  

Now that this week’s Fed meeting is out of the way and there’s not too much on the corporate earnings front, investors will likely be looking for international catalysts for stock market direction, such as news on the U.S.-China trade front or Britain’s exit from the European Union.

6 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Nike Shares On a Run As Company Prepares to Deliver Q3 Earnings March 21, 2019 8:30 AM   |  

Athletic apparel maker Nike Inc. reports fiscal Q3 earnings on Thursday after the closing bell. Investors might learn whether it can continue the across-the-board growth it saw in Q2.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Doves Fly As Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged, Signals Easy Policy For Rest of Year March 20, 2019 3:20 PM   |  

The stock market surged and Treasury yields lagged after the Fed decided to keep rates unchanged and signaled a dovish policy going forward. The Fed also cited a slowing U.S. economy.

6 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Fed and FedEx: No Rate Drama, but Logistics Firm’s Results Put Trade in Focus March 20, 2019 9:20 AM   |  

The Fed meeting heads into its second day as investors also pay attention to trade issues with China. Meanwhile, FedEx warned of slowing global trade growth in its quarterly report.

6 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Powell and Company Under Center as Fed Meeting Starts With Dovish Hopes March 19, 2019 9:20 AM   |  

A positive tone prevails early Tuesday amid wide expectations that the Fed, which begins its two-day policy setting meeting today, could continue with easier monetary policy.

6 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Fed Steps To Plate This Week But Not Expected to Swing Bat As Rate Drama Muted March 18, 2019 9:20 AM   |  

As Fed week dawns, U.S. indices appear to have a mixed tone with pressure once again hitting Boeing. Crude is slightly higher after OPEC canceled its April meeting, potentially keeping cuts in place.

6 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Call Us
800-454-9272

TD Ameritrade Network is brought to you by TD Ameritrade Media Productions Company. TD Ameritrade Media Productions Company and TD Ameritrade, Inc. are separate but affiliated subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.



Market volatility, volume, and system availability may delay account access and trade executions.

Past performance of a security or strategy does not guarantee future results or success.

Options are not suitable for all investors as the special risks inherent to options trading may expose investors to potentially rapid and substantial losses. Options trading subject to TD Ameritrade review and approval. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before investing in options.

Supporting documentation for any claims, comparisons, statistics, or other technical data will be supplied upon request.

The information is not intended to be investment advice or construed as a recommendation or endorsement of any particular investment or investment strategy, and is for illustrative purposes only. Be sure to understand all risks involved with each strategy, including commission costs, before attempting to place any trade. Clients must consider all relevant risk factors, including their own personal financial situations, before trading.

This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to the local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including, but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UK, and the countries of the European Union.

TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. TD Ameritrade is a trademark jointly owned by TD Ameritrade IP Company, Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. © 2019 TD Ameritrade.

Scroll to Top