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 Best Recession-Proof Stock To Buy Right Now
Enterprise Products Partners LP operates more than 50,000 miles of natural gas, NGL, crude oil, refined products, and petrochemical pipelines. It's currently paying dividends at a lovely 7.26%.
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Bolster Your Income With These Three 9%+ Dividend Payers
Stock investing isn't all about buying low and selling high for a profit - although that is the foundation of all good investing. In times like these, it's important to seek out passive income to supplement what is already under so much strain.
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Everything You Need To Know About Second-Quarter Earnings Season
Analysts are still optimistic about earnings this quarter. The consensus is for about 4.3% earnings growth in Q2.
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Double Your Money On These Two “Bullish Bounces”
One of the best things you can do is to look for "bullish bounces" wherever you can find them, short-term shifts in the sentiment around a particular stock that open up opportunities for a quick profit play.
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How To Profit From The SEC’s Latest Threat To Retail Trading
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is out to kill payment-for-order-flow, the misunderstood retail trade routing mechanism that birthed commission-free trading while enriching a few love-to-hate brokerages and Wall Street scapegoats.
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A $3.2 Trillion Opportunity Knocks Next Week – Here’s How You Can Make Money
This coming Friday (June 17) is a huge options expiration day. Some $3.2 trillion worth of options contracts expire that afternoon - and it could rock the markets. Why? Because there's lots of money to be made trading expiration dynamics.
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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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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 (12 years 10 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (12 years 10 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (14 years 10 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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