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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Fiscal Fatigue: Stimulus Hopes Continue to Prop Market, But Day of Reckoning Not Far Off October 23, 2020 11:28 AM   |  

It may be a light trading day in terms of earnings but stimulus hopes, COVID-19 drug approval, and Treasury yields are likely to be the focus of today’s trading.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Alphabet Q3 Earnings: Advertising Prospects Thaw Just as Regulatory Risk Heats Up October 23, 2020 10:19 AM   |  

Alphabet reports after the close Oct. 29, and focus is likely to be on demand for the company’s cloud and streaming services during Q2.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
COVID Considerations: Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines, Gilead Drug in Focus as Q3 Health Earnings Near October 22, 2020 12:46 PM   |  

The Health Care sector heads into Q3 earnings season with focus firmly on progress of firms like Moderna and Pfizer as they drive for an effective Covid-19 vaccine.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
It’s Face-Off Time: Impressive Tesla Earnings, Strong Jobless Claims Vs. Stimulus Stall October 22, 2020 9:23 AM   |  

> The market pulled away from some of its worst overnight levels as jobless claims surprised by coming in far better than expected. Tesla and other earnings look strong, with Intel in wings.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Cloudy with a Chance of Resilience: Microsoft Earnings Ahead as Pandemic Raises Product Demand October 21, 2020 2:52 PM   |  

Microsoft prepares to report, with cloud, video games, and Teams all in focus amid rising demand during pandemic.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Talk, Talk: Stimulus Wrangling Continues, with Markets (and Volatility) in Flux October 21, 2020 10:12 AM   |  

The market's attention has turned back to the ongoing stimulus talks, with both sides suggesting progress, but also acknowledging differences remain. Meanwhile, Netflix disappoints on earnings, and Tesla reports this afternoon.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
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