Andre Mouton is an independent investor who cut his teeth in the dot-com cr=
ash and chewed his lip in the financial crisis. The survivor of a liberal a=
rts education, and the casualty of a love of economics, his investment phil=
osophy is entrepreneurial: Trade companies, not stocks. He is a former writ=
er for Offbeat magazine in New Orleans and a touring (but not itinerant) mu=
sician, who now lives in New York City.