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.
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The Q3 looks like it might have been a tough one for the Energy sector, with earnings expected to fall double digits year-over-year, according to analysts.
We’re seeing the slide continue today and global stocks took it on the chin. Lennar earnings offer some positive energy for the housing sector, and odds of a Fed rate cut are rising.
Q4 begins with an apparent follow-through from yesterday's market rally, but a strengthening dollar looks to be adding to weakness in manufacturing and commodity prices.
With uncertainty over trade talks, future economic growth, and political developments still lingering over the market, there are still positive elements to monitor such as solid earnings, strong job market, and low inflation.
Heading into October, there are several key economic events traders and investors may want to monitor. In addition to earnings, you have trade talks between U.S. and China, a possible interest rate cut, and political developments in Washington, D.C.
The early tone is positive today as investors look over a positive durable goods report and show growing hopes for progress on trade with new talks scheduled for next month.
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