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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Bitcoin Traders Will Create A Perfect Opportunity… In Gold
What's going to happen if Bitcoin keeps rising and creating positive futures trading, allowing traders and investors to be more prudent in their position-taking, is that gold will probably drift lower.
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Sears Is About To Take Its Last Gasp – Here’s How You’ll Profit
Unless there really is a Santa Claus, Sears Holdings Corp. is going to seek bankruptcy protection.
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The Myth Of Market Liquidity Will Make The ’87 Crash Look Like A Day At The Beach
The liquidity myth, the story that says the market’s mechanical wheels are well greased. It’s not just a myth… It’s a total lie.
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The Smart Way To Be A Cautious Bull
We just made new all-time highs again in this post-Irma “relief rally”, so it’s the perfect time to check to see whether there are any serious impediments to going a lot higher in the short haul.
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SHLD And KSS Are A Perfect Example Of This Rally’s Effect
There have been only 52 days this year when the S&P 500 index closed up or down more than 0.3%.
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The Major Side-Effect Of This Rally To Watch Out For
Generally, market rallies are led by a handful of so-called “leadership” stocks, who get a lot of attention and capital thrown at them.
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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
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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (8 years 1 month)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (8 years 1 month)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (10 years 1 month)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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