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 The Failure Of Deutsche Bank Says About Central Banks
No, Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest bank, hasn’t failed, as in going out of business and being shut down. But it has failed in every other sense of the word. What happened to Deutsche Bank is a warning.
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Boeing Stock: What To Do Now
It’s probably time to buy The Boeing Co. Not that the company won’t still face lawsuits and regulatory smackdowns, but what happened at a House of Representatives hearing on Wednesday now looks like a buy signal.
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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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GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
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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 (9 years 8 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (9 years 8 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (11 years 8 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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