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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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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How Loans Turned American Students Into Indentured Servants
Student loan debt in the U.S. is at more than $1.4 trillion and counting.
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One More Company To Keep Far Away From Your Money
Why SNAP will never be worth a gamble?
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The Fed’s New Plan Could Kill The Market As Soon As September
In her testimony to Congress this week, Fed chair Janet Yellen addressed the Fed’s intention to start to unwind their balance sheet starting, she said, "probably in September."
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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
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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (7 years 11 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (7 years 11 months)
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The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (9 years 11 months)

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University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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