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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Early Christmas Present? Market Welcomes Potential Delay of Extra Tariffs December 10, 2019 9:35 AM   |  

A report by The Wall Street Journal said the United States and China are working on a possible delay of the Dec. 15 tariffs.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Holidays Can Wait: Packed Calendar Includes Fed, Earnings, Tariff Deadline December 9, 2019 9:27 AM   |  

A busy week began Monday with disappointing Chinese export data weighing on stocks. The Fed meeting begins tomorrow, and Dec. 15 marks an important new tariff deadline.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Warm Plate of Porridge: Robust Job Gains, Steady Wage Growth Pushing Stocks Higher December 6, 2019 9:29 AM   |  

Strong jobs report could mean the week ends on an optimistic outlook, after what seemed to be a choppy few days filled with uncertainty. Sentiment data ahead and Fed meets next week.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Offensive Rebound: Stocks Resume Upswing as Investors Eye Trade Talks, Upgrades December 5, 2019 9:29 AM   |  

The stock market is bouncing back nicely from the week’s soft start as hopes grow for trade talk progress. A series of analyst upgrades and a mixed set of earnings are also in focus.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
As the Trade Narrative Turns...Stocks Seem Ready to Rebound on Positive Headlines December 4, 2019 9:21 AM   |  

The rough open to December appears ready to take a pause Wednesday as the trade headlines look a bit more positive. Risk-off assets, which shot up on Tuesday, could be interesting to watch for their reaction if stocks move higher.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Waiting Game: Stocks Pull Back as Trump Signals Possible Trade Deal Delay December 3, 2019 9:37 AM   |  

The possibility of a partial trade deal getting signed soon is looking shakier this morning after Trump suggested delaying signing such an economic pact until next year.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
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