Hedge Funds Are Making Money From Exotic Bets

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Cheese, sunflower seeds and rough rice sounds like an unappetizing mix — unless you happen to be a hedge-fund manager.

A handful of computer-driven funds had a bumper 2017 by betting on the future price of such “exotic” assets. The success of this type of managed futures strategy, the industry’s term for trend-following, is now drawing new entrants despite the risks created by the low levels of liquidity…
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