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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August’s Market Outlook: Earnings vs. Trade Standoff July 17, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

July seemed to be a repeat of past months where market focus shifted between geopolitical headlines and corporate and economic data. Could this continue in August? Learn about upcoming market events and what to watch for in the coming month.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
June Markets: A Tale of Solid Economic Data & Trade Fears June 28, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

After a relatively calm start to the month, investor jitters returned in the second half of June over rising concerns about a possible trade war with China.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Market Insight, July 2018: Navigating the Month Ahead June 20, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

The markets, for the most part, seem to be taking recent geopolitical news and a more hawkish Fed policy in stride. How long could this bullish sentiment last? Learn about upcoming market events and what to watch for in July.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
May Markets Ebb and Flow on Earnings and Geopolitics May 30, 2018 7:00 AM   |  

The markets started off strong in May but lost some direction as earnings season wound down and geopolitical issues heated up.

4 min read  |  Market Insights
Market Insight: Your Guide to Navigating the Month Ahead May 21, 2018 11:00 AM   |  

The markets appeared to gain some momentum in May. Can the upward movement continue or could inflation fears get in the way? Learn about upcoming market events and what to watch for in June.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Market Insight: Your Guide to Navigating the Month Ahead April 18, 2018 12:00 AM   |  

Geopolitical issues, not data, have been driving the markets. Will it continue? Learn about upcoming market events and what to watch for in May.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
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