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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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Get JJ’s perspective

Set Adrift: Market Lacks Direction as Election-Related Caution Starts to Take Hold September 25, 2020 9:51 AM   |  

The volatile trading week winds down with uncertainty still in place. Election jitters, weaker than expected durable goods data, virus fears still seem to be front and center.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
On a Cautionary Note: Gloomy Start as Weak Claims Data, Lack of Stimulus Weigh September 24, 2020 9:17 AM   |  

After a volatile overnight trading session, caution seems to be the sentiment today. There’s lots to watch—jobless claims, new home sales, Fed testimony, coronavirus concerns, and earnings—all of which could influence the markets.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
September Outlook: Summer Rally Could Face Challenge From Potential Rise in Volatility August 26, 2020 9:56 AM   |  

Investors see volatility rising in September as election approaches, meaning the market might start to feel the impact.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
The Pandemic's Affect on Walmart's Cost Structure, and Coming Release of Walmart+: Q2 Earnings Ahead August 17, 2020 11:46 AM   |  

The world's largest brick-and-mortar retailer, Walmart, prepares to report Q2 earnings. Key topics include pandemic-related operating costs and the impending launch of Walmart+, its answer to Amazon Prime.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
Electric Car Market Revs Up: Global Interest in the Fast Lane August 7, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Electric vehicle sales are poised to shift into a higher gear, and the coronavirus pandemic likely will be a speed bump, not a stop sign.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Retail Misery Likely Continued in Q2, but Earnings Could Give Insight Into What’s Ahead August 5, 2020 7:54 AM   |  

For the retail sector, Q1 2020 was likely rough, as stores grappled with virus-related closures. With many stores opening back up in Q2, are things getting back to normal? That's unlikely. Here's what to look for when retailers open the books.

5 min read  |  Sector Outlooks
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