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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This Popular Investing Strategy Will Bring The Next Big Crash
ETFs are hot right now. So is passive investing. They’re so hot together that they’re going to ignite the next market crash.
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The Future Of Retail Is Not What You Think
Where and how we shop has changed in ways that none of us ever imagined. Along with our shopping habits and our retail landscape, once dotted with familiar names and good stocks to own, what has changed is the investment horizon.
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All Great Investors Know These Two Things
If there's one thing new investors aren't short on, it's advice. There are so many "investing adages," "Wall Street adages," and other golden nuggets meant to guide investors, it's overwhelming.
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What 2017’s First Big IPO Says About Where The Market’s Heading
Snap Inc., the first tech IPO of 2017, is racing ahead at breakneck speed.
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EC Making Wall Street “Great” Again: The Fate Of The Fiduciary Rule
When it comes to deregulation, it makes sense to cut endless pages of superfluous prose. But throwing the baby out with the bathwater is worse than having a dirty monster child.
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Trump’s Latest Order May Unleash America’s Big Banks
"Making America Great Again" has nothing to do with making great big banks bigger and more dangerous again.
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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
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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (7 years 4 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (7 years 4 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (9 years 4 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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