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Infarm prices began a steady fall, from which they would not permanently recover for more than 15 years. Archived from the original on 22 November Historic Guelph – The Royal City. After working at the brokerage house for some time, Arthur Cutten felt confident enough to approach his boss with a request to open a trading account.
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His body was brought back to his Canadian birthplace and interred in the family plot in Guelph’s Woodlawn Cemetery. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Arthur William Cutten July 6, — June 24, was a Canadian -born businessman who gained great wealth and prominence as a commodity speculator in the United States.
Retrieved 10 January Share your thoughts with other customers. Cutten built a small fortune speculating on the price of several products, but most notably by capitalizing on the rising prices during the boom in demand for Midwest wheat.
Retrieved 25 February Arthur Cutten never forgot his roots in rural Ontario and donated funds for the construction of a number of community charities and local projects. The tax suit would only be settled by the executors of his estate, because Arthur Cutten, his fortune vastly depleted by the stock market crash and the cost of lawyers to defend him from the government lawsuits, died in Chicago of a heart attack a few weeks short of his sixty-sixth birthday.
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Arthur W. Cutten (Author of The Story of a Speculator)
After studying at Guelph Collegiatein a young Arthur Cutten left home, making his way to the United States where he settled in the rapidly growing city of Chicago. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. English Choose afthur language for shopping.
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Product details Paperback Publisher: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Product details Unknown Binding: In the next few years, he made and lost a fortune betting on the price of cotton but accepted losses as a normal part of the business of speculating, and continued to successfully invest.
Get to Know Us. Retrieved 26 March Wallacethe then United States Secretary of Agriculture charged Cutten with improper trading activities and tried to have him barred from trading on all futures exchanges in the United States. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
Arthur W. Cutten
Archives of Cutten Fields. Hired by commodity broker A. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Dismissed out of hand by his employer because of his lowly position and modest means, the frugal Arthur Cutten used his limited savings from his employment income to begin speculating on commodity prices through the purchase of forward contracts.
While highly risky, speculating on the future price of commodities could bring enormous profits on a very small amount of invested capital.
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