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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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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The Market Looks Past 3.28 Million Newly Unemployed And Soars: Is That Crazy?
Initial jobless claims for the week ending March 21, 2020, were a record 3.28 million.
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Demand Destruction Across The U.S. And Global Economies Portends Recession, Or Worse
Don't believe anyone who tries to tell you that "demand destruction" resulting from the impact of the novel coronavirus across U.S. and world economies isn't going to result in a global recession.
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The Federal Reserve's Bazooka Can't Save The Market Or The Economy
If you think the Fed's going to fire hundreds of billions or trillions of dollars of "stimulus" rounds at the coronavirus crisis and pierce its grip on mankind, on the market, and on the economy, you're wrong.
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Brace For More Fear And Panic On Wall Street As Markets Tumble
Monday's stock market declines weren't unexpected, though the extent of losses was shocking.
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The Future Impact Of The Coronavirus On Mankind And Financial Markets
The COVID-19 coronavirus has overtaken and decimated financial markets just as quickly as it has spread across the globe, infecting and killing thousands of people.
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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 7 months)
Managing Member
AFQR Capital Management LLC
January 2010 - Present (10 years 7 months)
Contributing Editor
The Oxford Club
2008 - Present (12 years 8 months)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
BA
1978 / 1982
Economics

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