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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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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This Is Already The Best Value Stock On The Market – And Just Wait Until Trump Cuts Taxes
Trump campaigned on steep tax cuts for individuals and corporations. If he can pass either or both through Congress in his first 100 days, and there's no reason to believe he can't, expect the markets to go stratospheric.
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This Market Correction Omen Just Isn’t What It Used To Be
As long as the Fed’s been promoting “the wealth effect” and leading equities higher – including reacting to their every swoon by jawboning investors back onto the field – investors have been willing to pay more and more for unimpressive earnings.
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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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CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (7 years 3 months)
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AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (7 years 3 months)
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The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (9 years 3 months)

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University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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