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
Real Talk with JJ Kinahan
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Get JJ’s perspective

Fasten Those Seatbelts: Path Could Get Bumpy as China Tensions, Fiscal Debate Continue August 10, 2020 9:14 AM   |  

The laser focus on earnings that helped keep the market relatively smooth over the last few weeks is fading even as geopolitical tensions continue to mount. That could mean more choppy trading ahead.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Electric Car Market Revs Up: Global Interest in the Fast Lane August 7, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Electric vehicle sales are poised to shift into a higher gear, and the coronavirus pandemic likely will be a speed bump, not a stop sign.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Retail Misery Likely Continued in Q2, but Earnings Could Give Insight Into What’s Ahead August 5, 2020 7:54 AM   |  

For the retail sector, Q1 2020 was likely rough, as stores grappled with virus-related closures. With many stores opening back up in Q2, are things getting back to normal? That's unlikely. Here's what to look for when retailers open the books.

5 min read  |  Sector Outlooks
How ‘Bout Those FAANGs? Big Day at the Plate for Mega-Caps, But Rest of Market Shrugs July 31, 2020 9:40 AM   |  

Stocks have a slightly stronger tone this morning after FAANGs reported blowout quarters late yesterday. Still, it’s unclear if the market can build on their momentum, with major indices fading a bit ahead of the opening bell. Focus could be on Congress and any last-minute stimulus moves.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
August Outlook: Is Long Rally Running into a Buzzsaw? New Month Might Reveal July 30, 2020 11:02 AM   |  

Political battles might loom large in August as stimulus and elections start to enter the picture.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Sharpen Your FAANGs: Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet and Apple Line Up For Post-Bell Barrage July 30, 2020 9:33 AM   |  

You don’t see this often: Four of the most widely-held and talked about companies all report today after the close. Meanwhile, there’s a weaker tone early as investors digest GDP and initial claims.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
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