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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March Markets: Global Drivers, Inverted Yield Curve and Retail Earnings March 27, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

U.S. stocks continue 2019’s rally in March, but then falter. This month, the yield curve conversion between the 10-year and three-month bonds has sparked new concerns about a possible recession.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
The Basics of IPOs: Some Things You Should Know Before Investing March 27, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

If you’re thinking about investing in IPOs, review these IPO basics to find out how investing in an initial public offering works.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
What to Consider Watching in March: Tariffs, Fed, Oil February 28, 2019 9:00 AM   |  

In March, investors are likely to watch the stock market's reaction to any developments in the U.S.-China tariff talks as well as Brexit progress. Crude oil prices and volatility seem to be remaining on investors' radars.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
February Markets: Mixed Earnings, Low Volatility and Rising Oil Prices February 27, 2019 9:00 AM   |  

February stocks generally performed well as volatility held low during a mostly positive earnings season. Meanwhile, investors seemed to remain optimistic that talks between U.S. and China would bring a resolution to tariff issues.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Things to Watch in February: Earnings, Brexit, and Volatility January 31, 2019 10:00 AM   |  

February’s market seems poised for more possible volatility as investors watch how geopolitical issues like Brexit and U.S.-China tariff tensions unfold. Meanwhile, Q4 earnings season, now underway, is presenting a mixed bag and the government shutdown continues.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Ready, Aim, FIRE: Financial Independence, Retire Early? January 31, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

The financial independence movement is picking up steam. But is a FIRE retirement just a buzzword? Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
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