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Bill Freehling is a business writer for The Free Lance-Star and Fredericksburg.com. This blog is on Fredericksburg-area business. Send an e-mail to Bill Freehling.

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The housing collapse: What would Buffett do?

LOOKING to round up all the people responsible for the epic housing boom and bust? Better bring a big net.

Mortgage lenders, greedy borrowers, investment banks, hedge funds, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the ratings agencies, bond insurers and more all share in the culpability in a housing bubble that resembled a Ponzi scheme.

So says Janet Tavakoli in her interesting new book, "Dear Mr. Buffett: What an Investor Learns 1,269 Miles from Wall Street."

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