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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Politics Aside, Investors Embrace Risk as Trade Optimism Stirs Excitement September 26, 2019 9:56 AM   |  

The market seems to have shifted to a risk-on mode amid apparent progress on the trade front and what seems like a dialing-back of impeachment rhetoric—for now, anyway. Meanwhile, five Fed members hit the podium today.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Pardon the Distraction: Impeachment Hits As Trade Talks Loom, Raising Concerns September 25, 2019 9:31 AM   |  

The main worry with impeachment is whether the process might distract from trade talks or give China an advantage. Meanwhile, Nike earnings looked good and reinforced ideas that consumers are generally healthy.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Market Gets Some Mojo Back as Trade News Flow Boosts Optimism September 24, 2019 9:40 AM   |  

Our chief market strategist breaks down the day's top business stories and offers insight on how they might impact your trading and investing.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Looking for a Catalyst: With Trade Picture Muddled, Market Seems to Lack Direction September 23, 2019 9:30 AM   |  

Investors appear unsure of what to make of the past couple days of trade developments, as optimism about China and the United States sitting down at the negotiating table has been tempered with some troubling signs.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Which Way? Market Looking Up on Quadruple Witching Day Amid Trade Optimism September 20, 2019 9:38 AM   |  

On Wall Street, investors this morning seem to be a bit upbeat, heartened by developments on the trade front and by yet another major economy cutting interest rates.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
That’s All? Rate Cut Yesterday Doesn’t Appear to Satisfy Market Hungry for Catalysts September 19, 2019 9:37 AM   |  

A Fed rate cut yesterday doesn’t appear to be helping the market much today. Existing home sales are due later this morning and other central banks left rates unchanged.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
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