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Initial post: Nov 9, 2005 7:30:54 AM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Apr 24, 2007 1:07:40 PM PDT
I realise that this is a very narrow criticism, but it pertains to my area of professional expertise. Surowiecki writes highly critically of medical pathologists but he is citing a paper that cites a third paper out of context and perversely. If Surowiecki is so unsound on something that I know about, I am left wondering how sound he is on everything else. Please see my critique on this point at http://e-immunohistochemistry.info/Surowiecki.htm

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2010 1:32:51 AM PDT
Your general concern is precisely why I put the book down. I found his discussion of the Wilshire 5000 interesting -- and started looking into it to buy it. It seems to get mixed reviews from most of the sites that review it -- The Motley Fool points out that the down side of so many companies in the index is that the expense ratio tends to be high. So while he may not have been wrong, he doesn't seem to be bang on either. At that point other books started calling....
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