Acknowledgments. Preface. WHY CONSERVATIVE INVESTORS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HEDGE FUNDS. What's Wrong with Traditional Money Management? How Did Investment Management Go Astray? The Growing Appeal of Alternative Investments. WHAT HEDGE FUNDS HAVE TO OFFER. What Exactly Is a Hedge Fund, Anyway? A Look at Hedge Fund Performance. Narrowing the Field: "The Big Four" Strategies. Is There a Hedge Fund Strategy for All Seasons? MAKING HEDGE FUND INVESTMENTS. Investing in Hedge Funds--How Much? Tapping into the Wealth of Resources. Selecting a Hedge Fund That's Right for You. Getting Comfortable with the Terms of the Deal. Staying on Top of Your Investment. Closing Thoughts. Index.
JAMES P. OWEN has over thirty years of experience in the investment management industry and is Senior Vice President of Broadmark Asset Management. Previously, he was president of JPO Inc., and a partner with NWQ Investment Management Company. Mr. Owen is cofounder and Chairman Emeritus of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), and author of the financial bestseller The Prudent Investor: The Definitive Guide to Professional Investment Management. He has also worked on the PBS television series Beyond Wall Street as associate producer, and served as president of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. If you have a question for Mr. Owen, want more resources, or would like to join in on the dialogue on classic hedge investing, please visit www.prudentinvestor.com.