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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February Outlook: Stocks Are Seeing the Most Energy in Energy January 26, 2022 6:48 PM   |  

February faces ongoing risks with potentially rising Omicron cases, inflation, oil prices, and yields. Earnings season has been better than what market performance reflects, but rising labor costs and supply chain disruptions continue to plague companies. Oil prices have several reasons for supply to be restricted. Airlines are projecting a better spring and summer but could get blindsided by oil prices.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Sees another 800 Point Swing as Stocks Selloff on Fed’s Interest Rate Decision January 26, 2022 5:31 PM   |  

As expected, the Fed keeps the overnight rate unchanged. The Fed refuses to tie itself down to any set schedule but plans to follow the data. Stocks sell off as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell talks to the press. The U.S. dollar rises on Fed news and rising yields. A slew of earnings announcements from companies like AT&T, Boeing, Microsoft, and Texas Instruments.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Equity Index Futures Rally on Earnings Announcement Despite the Looming Fed Announcement January 26, 2022 10:07 AM   |  

Equity index futures pointing to a higher open ahead of the Fed announcement. A slew of earnings announcements from companies like AT&T, Boeing, Abbott Labs, Microsoft, and Texas Instruments. These build on Tuesday’s reports from Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, 3M, Verizon, and American Express which helped to strengthen the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Consumer confidence and investor confidence find a link. Rising labor costs has been a common topic in company earnings calls. The revaluation of stocks has investors focusing in on the cloud.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Dow Jones Industrial Average Sees Strength in Earnings Announcements Despite Market Weakness January 25, 2022 5:54 PM   |  

A slew of earnings announcements from companies like Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, 3M, Verizon, and American Express helped strengthen the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Consumer confidence and investors confidence find a link. Rising labor costs has been a common topic in company earnings calls.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
The Roller Coaster Continues as Equity Index Futures are Pointing to a Lower Open Despite Monday’s Staggering Recovery January 25, 2022 10:25 AM   |  

Equity index futures are pointing lower on Tuesday despite Monday’s nearly historic rebound. A slew of earnings announcements from companies like Johnson & Johnson, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, 3M, Verizon, and American Express. Stocks bounce back on Monday from a bloodbath to close in positive territory. The Russell 2000 led the rebound as bargain hunters picked up riskier assets. With the world’s central banks moving different directions, the U.S. dollar should be set to grow, which may benefit small-cap stocks over other sectors.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Small-Cap Stocks Lead Rebound After a Major Sell-Off Monday Morning January 24, 2022 5:54 PM   |  

Stocks bounce back from a bloodbath to close in positive territory. The Russell 2000 led the rebound as bargain hunters picked up riskier assets. With the world’s central banks moving different directions, the U.S. dollar should be set to grow, which may benefit small-cap stocks over other sectors.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
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