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Bill Perkins

Called the "Last Cowboy" of hedge funds by the Wall Street Journal , Bill Perkins is considered one of the most successful energy traders in history. He's reported to have generated more than $1 billion for his previous firm during a five-year period. After studying electrical engineering at the University of Iowa, Perkins trained on Wall Street and later moved to Houston, Texas, where he made a fortune as an energy trader. At the age of 51, Perkins's professional life includes work as a hedge...See more