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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What To Know Before My Big Coinbase Options Trade
COIN has been fairly volatile, rising as high as $429 and going as low as $282. Coinbase is a big, liquid stock that's practically crying out for a trade – my inbox and comments section have been blowing up with questions on trading it.
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The Best Stocks To Profit On The Strongest Economy In 38 Years
There's some very bearish commentary coming out of the mainstream media, especially when it comes to cyclical stocks. But they're just wrong, these stocks are supercharged by the most powerful economic growth in 38 years.
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Make Legendary Moves (And Money) With This New Strategy
When a "mutual" financial institution (a bank or a thrift) converts to a publicly traded bank, there are several ways for investors to grab an enormous profit.
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The No. 1 Sector To Buy Into Right Now
Bank stocks had a great run higher, but they started to sell off last week and into this week. Investors are practically fleeing America's biggest, most profitable bank shares.
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What To Do With Your Big Tech Stocks Right Now
People who own stocks are feeling the pressure, too. The hard-charging, hell-for-leather Nasdaq Composite, which has been the undisputed market leader since 2009, is down more than 7% in just a month.
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Do This To Profit When Interest Rates Spike
The prospect of another $1.9 trillion in stimulus has markets rallying from last week’s turbulence, and the selling in Treasuries has cooled off a bit, but the forces that led to last week’s dual bond – haven’t necessarily gone away.  
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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(Retired) Retired Feb.; 2018-VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE
ZIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE

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A Massive Bank Bailout Could Soon Strike Global Markets Again
The beginning of the newly restructured Deutsche Bank may end up like every other iteration of the old struggling Deutsche Bank.

Work Experience

Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (11 years 6 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (11 years 6 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (13 years 7 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

Publications