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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How ‘Bout Those FAANGs? Big Day at the Plate for Mega-Caps, But Rest of Market Shrugs July 31, 2020 9:40 AM   |  

Stocks have a slightly stronger tone this morning after FAANGs reported blowout quarters late yesterday. Still, it’s unclear if the market can build on their momentum, with major indices fading a bit ahead of the opening bell. Focus could be on Congress and any last-minute stimulus moves.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
August Outlook: Is Long Rally Running into a Buzzsaw? New Month Might Reveal July 30, 2020 11:02 AM   |  

Political battles might loom large in August as stimulus and elections start to enter the picture.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Sharpen Your FAANGs: Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet and Apple Line Up For Post-Bell Barrage July 30, 2020 9:33 AM   |  

You don’t see this often: Four of the most widely-held and talked about companies all report today after the close. Meanwhile, there’s a weaker tone early as investors digest GDP and initial claims.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Washington Field Trip: Tech Executives Face Capitol Grilling as Fed Meets Across Mall July 29, 2020 9:19 PM   |  

Eyes turn toward Washington today as tech executives testify to Congress while the Fed meeting wraps up. Facebook reports after the close, and lots of other earnings reports are being digested this morning.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
On the Front Lines Vs. COVID: Gilead, Moderna Prepare to Report Q2 Earnings July 29, 2020 4:10 PM   |  

Two closely-watched biotechs, Gilead and Moderna, prepare to report as investors await latest on progress fighting coronavirus.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Mixed View: Fed Combines Hint of Optimism with New Worries as it Leaves Rates Alone July 29, 2020 3:35 PM   |  

As expected, Fed decides to keep interest rates unchanged. There was a slight optimistic tone from Chairman Powell in his discussion of the overall financial situation, which appears to be showing signs of improvement.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
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