Shares in Bankers Trust New York Corp. slipped $1.875, to $63.25, on Tuesday while most bank shares traded in a narrow range. Wells Fargo & Co. rose $1.25, to $70.375, spurred for a second day by rumors that investor Warren Buffett plans to increase his stake.

Wells had gained $4 on Monday.

Among thrifts, shares in Washington Mutual Savings Bank rose $3.75, to $29.125.

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