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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Waiting on OPEC: Crude Decision In Focus as DJIA Down Eight-Straight Days June 22, 2018 7:40 AM   |  

Market turns focus to OPEC meeting as oil production decision awaited. U.S. stocks have been under pressure most of the week amid trade war concerns.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
While Trade Winds Weigh on Wall Street, Russell 2000 Bucks the Trend June 21, 2018 7:40 AM   |  

Investors appear to continue to worry about escalating trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Ricochet Wednesday: Rebound Seen Possible But Trade Fears Still Linger June 20, 2018 7:40 AM   |  

The market appears to be ready for a possible rebound early Wednesday, but fears of a possible trade war haven’t vanished.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Market Insight, July 2018: Navigating the Month Ahead June 20, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

The markets, for the most part, seem to be taking recent geopolitical news and a more hawkish Fed policy in stride. How long could this bullish sentiment last? Learn about upcoming market events and what to watch for in July.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Doubling Down: New Tariff Threat Could Hit Big Names, Boost Treasuries June 19, 2018 7:40 AM   |  

There’s more trade trouble with China as President Trump doubled down on his tariff threats, putting additional pressure on stocks in pre-market trading.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Earnings Preview: Oracle to Report Q4 Results on Tuesday June 18, 2018 10:00 AM   |  

Oracle reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after market close on Tuesday, June 19. Here's a look at what might be expected from the tech giant's report.

3 min read  |  Earnings Reports
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