Guru Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) is a North Carolina native who attended Middlebury College where he received a degree in American Literature. During the summer after graduating from Middlebury, Bacon landed a job working on a fishing boat. While working on the sea, Bacon ran into some serendipitous luck when he met Walter Frank, who offered Bacon an opportunity to work for Walter N. Frank & Co. as a clerk during his summer years of college. It was at this time that Bacon started to learn the fundamentals of investing.
Bacon later went on to graduate and receive his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1981. Then in 1989, Bacon continued to gain momentum and used his middle name to found Moore Capital Management, which he continues to own and operate today. Continue Reading »