JJ Kinahan, Forbes

JJ Kinahan

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Chicago, IL, United States

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  • Seeking Alpha
  • Benzinga

Past articles by JJ:

It’s Not Yet Halloween But Witching Could Scare Investors

Quadruple witching could put a scare in some investors, but retailers are finding ways to help consumers with their financing → Read More

Missed By A Mile: U.S. Adds 235,000 Jobs In August, Well Below Consensus. What's Next From The Fed?

A lot of people are probably going to see today’s disappointing jobs report as evidence that the Fed may not want to pull back economic stimulus so fast. However, it’s just one report, and one report is never a trend. Jobs growth is still averaging a very high level over the last three months. → Read More

DIS Earnings Ahead Plus News On Subscriber Numbers And More

If there was ever a time when Walt Disney (DIS) needed a happy ending to a rough 12 months, it might be now. → Read More

In July 943,000 Jobs Were Added, Unemployment Dipped To 5.4%

Yesterday, the market closed higher across the board, the only day so far this week the market was not choppy, as it continued to digest strong earnings while awaiting the July jobs report Friday morning from the U.S. Labor Department. → Read More

After Record Highs Last Week, Stocks Are Mixed Ahead Of Big Bank Earnings

The market may be catching its breath after last week’s records and ahead of major banks kicking earnings season into high gear later this week. → Read More

After OPEC+ Talks Fall Through, US Crude Hits 6-Year High And Producer Shares Rise

With U.S. crude hitting a 6-year high, energy stocks may be in focus today as traders and investors return from a long holiday weekend → Read More

Cue The Fireworks: Robust Jobs Report Ahead Of Holiday Weekend

This was a mostly solid jobs report that could tell us the economy remains on track coming out of Covid. However, it’s not perfect. Wages didn’t rise very much, perhaps because so many of the new jobs were in lower-paying areas like leisure and hospitality. → Read More

Pay Up: April Consumer Prices Rise Sharply, Triggering Inflation Worries And Pressuring Market

Inflation rose in April, which is no surprise if you listened to what executives said on Q1 earnings calls. Financials could get some support if rates rise, but it’s just one number and we might not have a really clear inflation picture for a while. → Read More

DIS Earnings Ahead Plus News On Subscriber Numbers, Summer Playlist And More

Walt Disney’s (DIS) “Careers” page has openings for fireworks and special effects designers, suggesting the Magic Kingdom is gearing up to return its showpiece pyrotechnics to its parks, resorts, special events and even the Disney cruise lines as they all slowly reopen. → Read More

After New Product Event Last Week, Apple Earnings Loom And Focus Turns To China, IPhone, Macs

After blowing away analysts’ expectations with fiscal Q1 results last time out, Apple has big shoes to fill with fiscal Q2 earnings this Wednesday. Despite that, analysts seem to remain bullish on the company’s chances to surprise to the upside. → Read More

Big Bank Bonanza: Earnings Off To Strong Start As JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs Crush Expectations

JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs delivered investors exactly what they expected and more, bolstered by huge trading results and the release of loan reserves. It’s possibly going to be more of the same with another batch of banks reporting tomorrow. → Read More

With The 10-Year Yield Under 1.7%, Investors Return Focus To Big Tech-Related Stocks

This morning, FAANG stocks are in favor as investors turn to the trusted names while the yield on the 10-year Treasury is under 1.7%. → Read More

Delayed Reaction: Three Days After Blowout Jobs Report, Stocks Enjoy Tailwind

The good feelings persist today, three days after a great jobs report. It was very good to see hospitality jobs come back, because that reflects people out and about and spending. It could help smooth the bifurcation between the “real economy” and stocks. → Read More

Despite Improving Economic Outlook, Fed Still Sees No Rate Moves Until 2023

The Fed’s latest outlook looks quite rosy, predicting strong GDP growth, falling unemployment, and inflation getting back to its 2% goal. At the same time, it doesn’t see any need to raise rates until 2023, but some officials warm to 2022. → Read More

Rising Treasury Yields Seem To Be Stirring Some Unease In Equity Market

After some relative calm on the interest rate front, another jump in the 10-year Treasury yield seems to be pressuring stocks this morning, a day after major indices closed at record highs. → Read More

December Outlook: Holidays Arrive For A Wild 2020 As Volatility Eases, Vaccine Hopes Grow

December could turn on potential vaccine approvals and the beginning of distribution. Holiday shopping also expected to be in focus as surveys disagree on spending mood. → Read More

As Wave Of Covid-19 Cases Flood In, Investors Await Walmart’s Take On What’s Ahead

There’s a lot to watch when Walmart (WMT) reports Q3 earnings Tuesday during this latest outbreak of sickness across the country. → Read More

November Outlook: After A Long Year Of Waiting, Nov. 3 Could Shape Market's Path

Market braces for possible turbulence in November as election looms. “Risk-off” could return to popularity if results aren’t quick, underpinning bonds, VIX, gold. → Read More

Investors Seem To Take Some Cheer From Decent Bank Earnings, But COVID-19 News Weighs

While a decent showing by big banks seems to be helping investor sentiment somewhat, a cloudy outlook for the coronavirus fight appears to be keeping potential gains in check.... → Read More

Wish You Could Fast-Forward This Earnings Season? Pause To Preview Comms Sector

When you think about the earnings season straight ahead, it’s important to remember that not all sectors necessarily look equal. Among sectors, the ... → Read More