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.

Real Talk with JJ Kinahan
Real Talk with JJ Kinahan
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Stormy Weather: Messy Mix as Tariffs, Hurricane, Hong Kong, Weak Pound Weigh September 3, 2019 9:37 AM   |  

It’s a messy morning as new tariffs take effect, putting U.S. stocks under pressure. Beyond that, the hurricane, Hong Kong tension, and a weak British pound are also possible disruptors.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Follow Through: Trade Optimism Keeps Wall Street’s Spirits High August 30, 2019 9:39 AM   |  

In the last trading session before a U.S.-holiday weekend, investors appear to be optimistic a day after some of the trade tensions between China and the United States seemed to thaw a little.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
August Surprise: Month Marked By Fresh Trade Woes, Flight to Safety August 29, 2019 11:14 AM   |  

August—typically a quiet month when families head to the beach or the mountains, and gear up for back-to-school time—was quite the opposite this time around. Fallout from the Fed's first rate cut in 11 years, plus new volleys in the ongoing trade war, helped spark an August flight to safety.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Table for Two? China Renews Trade Talk Hopes, While GDP Meets Expectations August 29, 2019 9:22 AM   |  

Optimism around the trade talks perked up this morning after a new statement from China. On the data front, there’s a new GDP estimate to consider, while earnings news from retailers also keeps pouring in.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Nothing But Reruns: Falling Yields, Brexit Worries Gang Up on Stocks August 28, 2019 9:22 AM   |  

Stocks seem likely to be under pressure today both from falling bond yields and new concerns about a possible no-deal Brexit. Tomorrow brings a fresh look at Q2 GDP data.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
What to Consider Watching in September: Tariff Moves, Bond Yields, Fed Talk August 28, 2019 8:26 AM   |  

Heading into September, investors appear to be on edge about bond yields as tensions between the U.S. and China heat up. These signs, as well as uncertainty surrounding interest rate cuts, potentially point to ongoing volatility in the month ahead.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
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