(NBC News) Warren Buffett tells CNBC there's "no question" the global economy is "slowing" but the U.S. is "inching ahead" and doing better than Europe.
He also sees a "turn" for residential housing in the U.S. and as it improves, Berkshire Hathaway's housing-related companies will benefit. "We're selling a lot of furniture and carpet" right now.
Some of those Berkshire subsidiaries are already seeing double-digit increases in their businesses.
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