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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Equity Index Futures Pointing to a Lower Open in a Busy Week Including Earnings from Apple, Microsoft, and Tesla January 24, 2022 9:25 AM   |  

The calendar is busy this week with earnings announcements from Apple, Microsoft, and Tesla. Additionally, the Fed meets this week to discuss their interest rate strategy. Netflix prompted another sell-off, pushing the Nasdaq Composite deeper into correction territory. Amazon, Apple, Meta, Alphabet, and Microsoft are off their all-time highs at varying degrees. The VIX is near 30, which was a point of reversal in 2021. Investors sell small-cap stocks in a flight to quality, but there may still be some quality investment among small caps when looking at the S&P 500.

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Netflix Pushes the Nasdaq Composite Deeper Into Correction Territory January 21, 2022 5:56 PM   |  

Netflix prompts another sell-off, pushing the Nasdaq Composite deeper into correction territory. Amazon, Apple, Meta, Alphabet, and Microsoft are off their all-time highs at varying degrees. The VIX is near 30, which was a point of reversal in 2021. Investors sell small-cap stocks in a flight to quality, but there may still be some quality investment among small caps when looking at the S&P 500.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Volatility: Netflix Stuns Streaming Wars on a Big Expiration Friday January 21, 2022 12:01 PM   |  

Travelers, Union Pacific, and American Airlines look to help stocks bounce back on Thursday. Transportation stocks could signal that the economy is strong despite weak market breadth. The small-cap Russell 2000 breaks a year-long support level, signaling weakness in the stock market. Dow Theory suggests there’s no reason to panic.

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Travelers: The Insurance Company and Airlines are Prompting a Premarket Rally January 20, 2022 9:40 AM   |  

Travelers, Union Pacific, and American Airlines look to help stocks bounce back on Thursday. Transportation stocks could signal that the economy is strong despite weak market breadth. The small-cap Russell 2000 breaks a year-long support level, signaling weakness in the stock market. Dow Theory suggests there’s no reason to panic.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Wednesday’s Challenge: Hang on to Premarket Gains January 19, 2022 10:04 AM   |  

Equity index futures are pointing higher as stocks try to rally back from Tuesday’s selloff. Investors have another group of earnings announcements to sift through this morning from companies like Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Fastenal, and many more. On Tuesday, stocks fell due to rising interest rates and oil prices, as well as earnings misses by big financial institutions like Goldman Sachs. The 2-year Treasury yield closed above 1%, signaling that the Fed may have to be more aggressive in raising rates. Investors revalue stocks as rising interest rates change price targets.

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Investors Continue to Lower Stock Valuations as Interest Rates Rise January 18, 2022 5:00 PM   |  

Stocks fall on rising interest rates and oil prices, as well as earnings misses by big financial institutions like Goldman Sachs. The 2-year Treasury yield closed above 1%, signaling that the Fed may have to be more aggressive in raising rates. Merger and acquisition news prompt rallies in Citrix and Activision. Investors revalue stocks as rising interest rates change price targets.

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