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.
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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.
Political battles might loom large in August as stimulus and elections start to enter the picture.
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.
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.
Two closely-watched biotechs, Gilead and Moderna, prepare to report as investors await latest on progress fighting coronavirus.
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.
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