Shah Gilani's experience and knowledge uniquely distinguish him as a "trader's trader." Shah ran his first hedge fund in 1982 from his seat on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. When the OEX (options on the Standard & Poor's 100) began trading on March ... more

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The Best Four Ways To Profit In America’s Dying Economy
It’s not exactly dead, but the pace of U.S. economic growth since 2009 could rightfully be called morbid.
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Profit From Fossil’s Extinction Before The Meteor Hits
In the long run, Fossil’s going the same way as the dinosaurs.
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No Bubble To Burst: Here’s What Makes Our Tech Titans Different
If you’re wondering whether you’ve been caught in a time warp and it's 2000 rather than 2017, you’re not warped. This wild bull market is being driven by tech.
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Why Your Neighborhood Grocery Store Could Be The Next Victim Of The Retail Ice Age
The bricks-and-mortar retail "ice age" is quickly enveloping traditional grocers in its big chill.
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Here’s How To Make A Killing Off Kohl’s Extinction
What’s going on at Kohl’s, besides a lot of delusion, is that sales are cratering at its physical stores. The company wanted to impress anyone listening, by saying it revenues were better than expected, thanks in part to progress in online sales.
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Your Smartphone Helped Disrupt One Of The Biggest Sectors Markets Have Ever Known – Here’s How
With the growth of online shopping and increasing online apparel sales starting to explode, it’s no wonder America’s bricks-and-mortar apparel retailers are closing stores across the country.
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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (7 years 7 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (7 years 7 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (9 years 7 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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