Biography; Business History

To Make A Killing: Arthur Cutten, The Man Who Ruled The Markets

Born and raised in a small Canadian town, Arthur Cutten went to Chicago in 1890 with ninety dollars to his name. Through utter ruthlessness, he amassed a fortune trading in grain futures and stocks (equivalent to $1.5 billion today). Cutten was heralded as the modern Midas, and his every move was followed by the masses believing they could get rich quick.

To Make a Killing tells the tale of Cutten’s journey to fabulous wealth, the forces that propelled him, and the fascinating characters in his life.