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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Trick or Trade: China Fears Return, But Rock Star Results from AAPL, FB Blunt Blow October 31, 2019 9:24 AM   |  

It might have been a green morning for stocks, but a report raising questions about the chance of a long-term deal with China has indices under pressure. Strong earnings from Apple, Facebook and Starbucks late yesterday could help blunt the blow.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Three Times a Charm? No Tricks from Fed as it Cuts Rates, Signals Pause Ahead October 30, 2019 3:13 PM   |  

Stocks barely registered a reaction after the Fed cut rates this afternoon, a move analysts had widely expected. The Fed did signal a possible pause, but that also isn’t a big surprise.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
November Outlook: From Jobs to Fed to China, This Month Has it All October 30, 2019 11:31 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  |  Market Insights
Waiting in the Wings: Apple, Facebook On Stage After Fed, but GDP Opens Show October 30, 2019 9:23 AM   |  

The markets could feel a little slow this morning as investors await the Fed decision, Apple, and Facebook later today. In the meantime, GDP surprised with a reading that beat estimates.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Party Pause: Alphabet’s Miss Weighs on Stock Market a Day After Record High October 29, 2019 9:50 AM   |  

The market is a bit subdued this morning as investors perhaps take some profits amid a generally positive, but mixed, bag of earnings news.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Your Phone’s Ringing…Apple to Report as New iPhone Stirs Stock Rally October 29, 2019 8:40 AM   |  

Apple prepares to report fiscal Q4 on Wednesday with the stock near all-time highs amid buzz around the iPhone 11 and the pending launch of Apple TV+.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
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