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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.
July 10, 2020 12:08 PM
For much of the first half of this year, consumers stuck at home as the coronavirus circled the globe. Many people only dreamed of taking off to faraw ...
July 10, 2020 9:55 AM
(Friday Market Open) It looks like investors might be in the mood to take some risk off the table as they close out a week where coronavirus cases hav ...
July 09, 2020 9:43 AM
There’s not much direction on Wall Street this morning despite a slight downturn in weekly jobless claims. The market continues to sputter along ...
July 08, 2020 11:02 AM
The major indices have tried up. They’ve tried down. And today it looks like they’re going to try opening flat.  It’s been one ...
July 08, 2020 10:51 AM
Fasten your seat belts. Tightly! As Q2 earnings reports begin trickling in, investors everywhere should prepare for what one headline writer called &l ...
July 07, 2020 10:51 AM
Key Takeaways: Pause button pressed overnight as overseas stocks retreat Several Fed speakers scheduled today S&P 500’s streak of five-cons ...
July 06, 2020 10:10 AM
As this amazing rally keeps gaining steam, the market seems as divorced as a celebrity couple from the rise in coronavirus cases. This dichotomy isn&r ...
July 02, 2020 10:03 AM
As the final trading day of a holiday-shortened week got underway, Wall Street seemed focused on two labor market reports. Those that were optimistic ...
July 01, 2020 10:17 AM
(Wednesday Market Open) Investors seem ready to pause buying to start a new month, quarter, and last half of the year after two days of solid gains he ...
June 30, 2020 11:11 AM
The morning trading session looks like it’s shaping up to be a quiet one as market participants wait for testimony from Federal Reserve and Trea ...
June 29, 2020 10:41 AM
Investors returning to the market this morning to start off a holiday-shortened week seem to still be grappling with how to price in a resurgence in d ...
June 29, 2020 10:20 AM
The market’s long recovery gained momentum for most of June before another virus-related stumble. Despite that, major indices remained close to ...
June 26, 2020 10:38 AM
It’s been a roller coaster ride for the banks. After rallying during Thursday’s trading session on news from regulators saying they would ...
June 25, 2020 9:56 AM
(Thursday Market Open) News that Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is re-closing some stores in the Houston area and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) ...