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UPDATE 1-Buffett says 'sprawl' is good, but may not be good enough

NEW YORK, Feb 28 - Warren Buffett wants to buy more businesses to add to Berkshire Hathaway Inc's "sprawl," but cautioned it may not keep the company he has run for 50 years from evolving into something rarely used to describe it up until now: average.

Buffett says 'sprawl' is good, but may not be good enough

NEW YORK, Feb 28 - Warren Buffett wants to buy more businesses to add to Berkshire Hathaway Inc's "sprawl," but cautioned it may not keep the company he has run for 50 years from evolving into something rarely used to describe it up until now: average.

UPDATE 1-Berkshire Hathaway net falls, operating profit rises

* Q4 net income falls to $4.16 bln or $2,529 per Class A share

US STOCKS-Wall St ends down after data; posts strong gains for month

* Indexes: Dow off 0.5 pct, S&P down 0.3 pct, Nasdaq off 0.5 pct (Updates to close)

S&P 500 REGISTERS BEST MONTHLY GAIN SINCE OCT. 2011; NASDAQ BEST MONTH SINCE JAN. 2012

S&P 500 REGISTERS BEST MONTHLY GAIN SINCE OCT. 2011; NASDAQ BEST MONTH SINCE JAN. 2012

US STOCKS-Wall St lower after economic data, on track for Feb. gains

* Indexes: Dow off 0.3 pct, S&P down 0.2 pct, Nasdaq off 0.5 pct (Updates to afternoon)

 
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NYSE Gainers

Symb Last Change Chg %
XIN.N 3.06 +0.55 +21.91
TTI.N 5.97 +0.99 +19.88
DGI.N 33.25 +4.80 +16.87

NYSE Losers

Symb Last Change Chg %
TCPI.N 2.74 -3.67 -57.25
CAS.N 3.22 -1.81 -35.98
WTW.N 11.33 -6.23 -35.48

All American Indices

Data as of 28 Feb 2015. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
Symb Index Mkt Report Time Last Chg Chg %
.DJI Dow Jones Industrial Average View 27 Feb 2015 18,132.70 -81.72 -0.45%
.IXIC Nasdaq Composite Index View 27 Feb 2015 4,963.53 -24.36 -0.49%
.TRXFLDUSP Thomson Reuters Equity US Index 27 Feb 2015 190.54 -0.58 -0.30%
.TRXFLDCAP Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index 27 Feb 2015 284.94 -0.05 -0.02%
.GSPTSE S&P/TSX Composite Index View 27 Feb 2015 15,234.34 -6.82 -0.04%
.XAX AMEX Composite Index View 27 Feb 2015 2,522.37 +1.26 +0.05%
.MXX MXSE IPC View 27 Feb 2015 44,190.17 -226.32 -0.51%
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DAX 11,401.66 + 74.47 +0.66%
CAC 40 4,951.48 + 40.86 +0.83%
TR Europe 167.63 + 0.52 +0.31%
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NYSE Most Actives

Symb Last Chg % Volume
BAC.N 15.81 -1.43 30,273,773
GE.N 25.99 +0.39 11,365,062
DNR.N 8.40 +0.24 10,390,811
Data as of Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:58pm GMT.

NASDAQ Most Actives

Symb Last Chg % Volume
AAPL.OQ 128.46 -1.50 16,561,003
FB.OQ 78.97 -1.79 10,172,511
MSFT.OQ 43.85 -0.47 9,886,325
Data as of Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:58pm GMT.

AMEX Most Actives

Symb Last Chg % Volume
PAL.A 0.27 +4.33 1,733,430
EOX.A 1.11 -5.93 986,566
SYRG.A 11.95 +0.84 897,798
Data as of Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:58pm GMT.
Symbol 4 wk rating
change
Current mean
rating
WLDN.OQ 3.00 to 1.00 Buy
GOOD.OQ 2.50 to 1.00 Buy
OSIR.OQ 2.67 to 1.50 Buy
Symbol 4 wk rating
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Current mean
rating
BSET.OQ 1.00 to 3.00 Hold
SRV.N 1.00 to 3.00 Hold
GSKNF.OB 1.00 to 3.00 Hold