US STOCKS-Wall St higher as Berkshire leads finance stocks
* McDonald's down after revealing turnaround plan
* Berkshire up, gives biggest boost to S&P
* Fracking stocks fall after Einhorn comments
* Indexes up: Dow 0.4 pct, S&P 0.4 pct, Nasdaq 0.4 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon)
By Noel Randewich
May 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street rose on Monday afternoon as Berkshire Hathaway led finance stocks higher, while shares of McDonald's declined after the fast-food chain's turnaround plan failed to satiate investors.
Berkshire rose 1.8 percent, giving the biggest boost to the S&P 500 after the insurance and investment conglomerate's results beat forecasts.
At 2:20 p.m. the Dow Jones industrial average rose 67.43 points, or 0.37 percent, to 18,091.49, the S&P 500 gained 8.72 points, or 0.41 percent, to 2,117.01 and the Nasdaq Composite added 18.45 points, or 0.37 percent, to 5,023.84.
Eight of the 10 S&P sectors were positive, with the financials index gaining 0.82 percent and the utilities index 1.1 percent higher. Continuación...