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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Emerging & Frontier Markets: Going Abroad Without Leaving the Office May 15, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

While there are risks involved, investing in emerging and frontier markets can offer stock portfolio and currency diversification and significant growth opportunities.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
How to Invest in Cannabis as the Industry Matures May 10, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

As institutional money flows into the legal cannabis industry, more retail-level investors might be wondering how to get in on the action. Here’s a primer.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
April Stocks Rode Higher on Earnings, Economy April 29, 2019 3:54 PM   |  

Stocks rode higher in April as earnings season brought several better-than-expected results from some major companies, and the S&P 500 hit a new all-time closing high as oil prices also rallied. Now, investors are likely wondering how long the good times will last.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
What May Markets Might Face: Earnings Season, Jobs Report, Geopolitics April 26, 2019 11:00 AM   |  

The stock market generally held positive momentum in April. Looking ahead to May, stocks could be affected by the ongoing earnings season or any changes to the booming jobs scene.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
IPOs: Considerations When Investing in Newly Public Companies April 22, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

After a slow first quarter this year, the market for initial public offerings (IPOs) is seeing more activity.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
April’s Markets Face Global Issues, Quarterly Earnings Season March 28, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

The next wave of quarterly earnings is just around the corner, but investors seem to have lower expectations this time around. In April, the stock market could get rattled by a number of factors, including the next jobs report and any progress on tariff issues between the U.S. and China.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
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