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Drywall For Buffett?

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Making gypsum wallboard may not be the most glamorous business, but some investors seem to be betting that it will catch the eye of billionaire investor Warren E. Buffett. Shares of building-materials company USG rose 8.3 percent on speculation that Mr. Buffett, its biggest shareholder, may want to buy the company, Bloomberg News reported. An analysts told Reuters that there is also talk of a potential private equity bid for the company, which has a market capitalization of about $5 billion.

USG Stock Jumps Amid Takeover Speculation [DealBook]