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JJ Kinahan

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JJ Kinahan is the Chief Market Strategist at TD Ameritrade. He began his career as a Chicago Board Options Exchange market maker in 1985, trading primarily in the S&P 100 and S&P 500 pits. While spending his time there primarily as an independent market maker, he also worked for ING Bank, Blue Capital and was Managing Director of Option Trading for Van Der Moolen, USA. In 2006, Kinahan joined the thinkorswim Group, which was eventually acquired by TD Ameritrade. After leading the Educational Events Team, serving to implement the instructional path for thousands of investors throughout the United States, in 2009 he became the Managing Director of Active Trader Services. He is also a member of the CBOE Arbitration Committee, OIC Roundtable and Board of Directors member at NYSE ARCA Equities and Options. His licenses include the 3, 4, 7, 24 and 66.
December 06, 2021 9:42 AM
The equity index futures are mixed on Monday morning as the Nasdaq Composite ((COMP:GIDS)) appears to be picking up where it left off on Fri ...
December 03, 2021 5:52 PM
The Nasdaq Composite ((COMP:GIDS)) led the markets lower on Friday, falling more than 1.92%. As you might expect with the Nasdaq leading the ...
December 03, 2021 10:18 AM
The November Employment Situation Report saw the economy add 210,000 jobs, which was much lower than the forecasted 550,000. Despite the low number, t ...
December 02, 2021 9:52 AM
Stock index futures are mixed ahead of the open while investors try to digest yesterday’s selloff. Heavy selling into the close is often seen as ...
December 01, 2021 11:13 AM
If you ever wondered what it was like to be a yo-yo, this market is giving you the opportunity. Market volatility is such that the stocks th ...
December 01, 2021 9:10 AM
Stocks resumed to sell-off throughout the day as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told the Senate banking committee that inflation no longer loo ...
November 30, 2021 10:18 AM
After Friday’s Omicron variant sell-off, things were looking pretty bleak for investors, but stocks rallied back on Monday. The Nasdaq Comp ...
November 29, 2021 12:12 PM
The fourth quarter of 2021 is shaping up well with the S&P 500 (SPX) rising about 10% from October 1 to its November high. While stocks ...
November 29, 2021 9:48 AM
On Friday, the market experienced broad selling across stocks, yields, and commodities. The news of the omicron COVID-19 variant triggered some panic ...
November 24, 2021 9:49 AM
First off, I want to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all. Second, as you probably know, the market will be closed on Thursday for Thanksgiving and will o ...
November 23, 2021 10:28 AM
Bloomberg is reporting that President Joe Biden is set to tap 5 million barrels of the U.S. Strategic Oil Reserves in response to higher oil prices. T ...
November 22, 2021 10:11 AM
Stocks appear to be shrugging off increased pandemic restrictions in Europe because the equity index futures are pointing to higher open sparked by th ...
November 19, 2021 10:18 AM
Equity index futures were mixed before the open as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index futures point to a lower open. However, ...
November 18, 2021 10:03 AM
Investors are mulling over another group of retail earnings on Thursday that resembles a walk around the mall. Macy’s (NYSE: M) was up ...
November 17, 2021 11:00 AM
Retailers continue to attract attention from investors with more earnings announcements. Before Wednesday’s open, Lowe’s (NYSE: ...
November 16, 2021 10:40 AM
Retailers take their turn in the earnings spotlight with a few big retailers taking center stage. Additionally, a hotter than expected U.S. Retail Sal ...
November 15, 2021 12:57 PM
Stock index futures are pointing to a higher open as President Joe Biden is expected to sign the infrastructure bill. Additionally, President Biden is ...
November 12, 2021 10:27 AM
Equity index futures are pointing to a higher opening. Stocks are hoping to hang on to a five-week winning streak, but they’ll need a big rally ...
November 11, 2021 10:35 AM
First things first, I want to start with a Thank You and a Happy Veteran’s Day to all who served. Equity index futures are pointing to a higher ...
November 10, 2021 10:58 AM
Today’s news starts with inflation information. Inflation numbers were released for China and the United States. China reported that inflation o ...
November 09, 2021 10:27 AM
The S&P 500 futures (/ES) were struggling to stay positive before the open which means the S&P 500’s (SPX) eight-day ...
November 08, 2021 12:10 PM
President Joe Biden is expected to sign an infrastructure bill that was passed through the House and the Senate over the weekend. The bi-partisan bill ...
November 05, 2021 10:13 AM
The S&P 500 (SPX) and the Nasdaq Composite (COMP:GIDS) are trying to extend win streaks on Friday. The S&P 500 is up nearl ...
November 04, 2021 11:09 AM
Stock index futures are a little flat before the open as investors may be looking to build on Wednesday’s rally. The Fed sparked rallies in the ...
November 03, 2021 11:21 AM
Equity index futures are mixed as investors try to process surprising developments in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races. Republican cand ...
November 02, 2021 10:21 AM
The market this morning isn’t moving much, but today’s tepid start is coming on the heels of yesterday’s record closes on the Dow, t ...
November 01, 2021 11:01 AM
Electric vehicle (EV) makers are leading stock index futures higher on Monday. Lucid (NASDAQ: LCID) is up to move then 8% in premarket tradi ...
October 29, 2021 10:19 AM
This week was supposed to be about big tech and technology but it’s really been about shortages and supply chain problems. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) ...
October 28, 2021 11:18 AM
Equity futures are slightly higher ahead of the open despite yesterday’s selloff into the close. Investors are sifting through another swarm of ...
October 28, 2021 10:05 AM
According to the Stock Trader’s Almanac, the final quarter of the year tends to be the strongest seasonal cycle for the bulls. After the Se ...