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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It's Time To Short The Bond Market
The stock market is always more important in a financial crisis than bond markets – or at least that's true in the early going.
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Stock Valuation Is The Key To Surfing A Capital Wave Right Now
We're in the middle of a global pandemic, in an election year, at the end of summer, and the big question is: How long can this market – this endless rally – keep going?
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Today Is A Make-Or-Break Day For The FAANGS; Here's What To Do
Markets, equity markets, in particular, are at a vulnerable place, today and the rest of this week.
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E 3 Stocks To Buy And Hold In 2020
Throughout the past century, few long-term investments have paid off as well as the stock market. A broad index of stocks has returned around 10% on average over the long haul, and some individual stocks have returned more.
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Here Are Three Of My Favorite Dividend Plays – Including One With A 7.4% Yield
Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, 40 S&P 500 companies suspended dividends, and another 18 cut them completely in the first five months of the year.
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Beware Of The "Mortgage Massacre" – The Next Crisis In Our Pandemic Economy
"Forbearance" and "rent strikes" are already impacting the mortgage market. What's barreling down on us will make 2020 look like 2008 all over again.
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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
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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 (10 years 10 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (10 years 10 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (12 years 11 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

Publications