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Report - History of Managed Futures

From managed futures billionaire David Harding to the legend of John W. Henry, tothe tale of Bill Eckhardt and the Turtle Traders – there are plenty of alluring stories within the history of managed futures.

Today's managed futures landscape has evolved to a place where some of the largest money managers in the world are managed futures programs. In this report you'll learn:

  • How managed futures can trace its roots back to the 1800s

  • The bet that led to one of the most remarkable trading experiments of all time

  • What can be learned from the rise and fall of managed futures legend John W. Henry



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