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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AmaZoinks! Retail, Cloud Giant’s Weakness Countered By Solid Earnings At Visa, Intel October 25, 2019 9:22 AM   |  

The markets may experience some hangover from Amazon’s disappointing earnings yesterday but could see some recovery as other major companies such as Visa, Intel, and Verizon showed more encouraging results.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Earnings Deluge: Amazon Later, But Twitter, Tesla, Microsoft in Spotlight To Start October 24, 2019 9:33 AM   |  

It’s the busiest day of earnings season, with more than 40 S&P 500 companies set to report. Investors start the day poring over results from Twitter, Microsoft, and Tesla, with Amazon waiting in the wings.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Major Chip Rivals—Intel and Advanced Micro Devices—Set to Report Q3 Earnings October 23, 2019 11:08 AM   |  

Two major players in the chip industry—Intel and Advanced Micro Devices—are getting ready to report earnings this week and next as they battle it out in the semiconductor market.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Mixed Earnings Results Leave Investors Looking for Direction This Morning October 23, 2019 9:33 AM   |  

Our chief market strategist breaks down the day's top business stories and offers insight on how they might impact your trading and investing.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Telecom Giants AT&T and Verizon to Open Books, Offer Outlook on 5G October 22, 2019 12:27 PM   |  

Two telecom giants, AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ), are set to release earnings, and analyst consensus is for modestly higher results versus those from a year ago.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Electric Earnings Shock? Tesla Faces Potentially Bumpy Road on Revenue October 22, 2019 10:45 AM   |  

There seems to be a little bit of extra tension going into Tesla's Q3 earnings report as third-party analysts are predicting the electric automaker might see its first decline in yearly revenue in years.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
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