Buffett’s New CEO Calls Housing Gain ‘Start of Something Good’

Buffett’s New CEO Calls Housing Gain ‘Start of Something Good’

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Mary Rhinehart, who was named chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Johns Manville building-products unit yesterday, said that a pick-up in housing starts shows that the U.S. real estate market is reviving.