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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How To Play The Current State Of Mind Of The Market
If you really think about it, the stock market closely resembles a living, breathing entity.
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What The FAANG Stocks Say About The Market
The so-called FAANG stocks – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet – mean more to the market than most investors realize.
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The Truth About The Fiduciary Rule
Here’s the truth about commissions in retirement accounts: they’re okay, if not sensible.
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This Is A Warning: The Market Is Telling Us Something…
There’s one fact about markets that most investors don’t quite understand… The stock market is a creature whose personality mimics the psychology of the investors who give it life.
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This Isn’t The End For The Tech Titans
Tech stocks have led the market higher for years, and now they’re dragging it down. But we are far from the end of tech’s era.
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Point Fingers All You Want – This Is The Real Cause Of Crazy Markets
There has been a lot of blame flying around. Investors have been looking for something to pin the market’s selloff on, and they’re getting desperate.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
BNPQY BNP PARIBAS SPONS AD
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
SCGLY SOCIETE GENERALE SPO
SVXY ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
XIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE
ZIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE

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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (9 years 1 month)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (9 years 1 month)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (11 years 1 month)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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