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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Yield Curve Inversion Talk Is Wasteful Gossip
Talking about the yield curve is usually a turn-off for most investors. But, suddenly, everyone’s talking about the yield curve, the inversion of a part of the curve.
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The Real Problem(s) With The Fed
There’s a problem with the Federal Reserve. Actually, there are tons of problems with the Fed.
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How To Play The Current State Of Mind Of The Market
If you really think about it, the stock market closely resembles a living, breathing entity.
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What The FAANG Stocks Say About The Market
The so-called FAANG stocks – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet – mean more to the market than most investors realize.
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The Truth About The Fiduciary Rule
Here’s the truth about commissions in retirement accounts: they’re okay, if not sensible.
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This Is A Warning: The Market Is Telling Us Something…
There’s one fact about markets that most investors don’t quite understand… The stock market is a creature whose personality mimics the psychology of the investors who give it life.
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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
ZIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE

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Managing Member
CFG Private Equity, LLC
2010 - Present (9 years 5 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (9 years 5 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (11 years 5 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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