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.
Our chief market strategist breaks down the day's top business stories and offers insight on how they might impact your trading and investing.
The Tech sector seems to be starting another rally after a slow September. The coming earnings data could help investors get a sense of how the “mega-caps” and other Tech firms are performing in this “stay-at-home” economy.
There’s a firmer tone on Wall Street early on after impressive retail sales, strength in Europe, and some positive news on the vaccine front. The question is whether momentum can carry through into the weekend.
Jitters from Europe seem to be compounding domestic worries about a federal coronavirus aid package that have helped lead stocks lower for two days in a row and look like they could contribute to a third day of declines.
After stocks slid Tuesday, futures were essentially flat this morning as investors weighed solid bank earnings against disappointing news from the fight against COVID-19.
The entire travel industry, especially airlines, continues to struggle amid COVID-related concerns during Q3, analysts believe. Disney isn't reporting until November, but also in the spotlight after reorganization announcement.
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