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 Trump’s Supposed "Tax Cut" Could Actually Get Companies To Pay More
America’s soon-to-be 45th President, Donald J. Trump, wants to cut the federal income tax rate U.S. corporations pay from 35% to 15%.
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Why Trump’s Deregulation Domino Effect Could Have A Huge Impact On Your Investment Future
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attacked since before it was born and facing a court challenge to its structure, may be dealt a death blow by the incoming Trump administration.
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Why I’m Optimistic About The Market In 2017
While optimism is warranted, so is caution, because we’re not “there” yet. Once again, in-between here and there are hurdles, sinkholes and black swans.
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Market Outlook 2017: Where To Invest – And What To Avoid – In The New Year
As we head into 2017, markets are still rallying on the back of Donald Trump’s unlikely ascendance to the White House.
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How You Can Profit From Trump’s Energy Deregulation Agenda
The incoming Trump administration is widely expected to upend a lot of energy regulations put into place by President Obama, as well as rules that have been in place for decades.
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Here's How Trump Should Approach Banking Deregulation
If the champions of deregulation win the day, there's likely to be a tremendous tailwind pushing the economy and bank profits through the roof. But… we've been up to that mountaintop before – and we know that it's no mountain, but a cliff.
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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (7 years 2 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (7 years 2 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (9 years 2 months)

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University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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