In the following video, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer discusses the announcement that Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) is issuing new debt, with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) as the book runners on the deal. Berkshire owns a stake in both banks, and Warren Buffett thinks very highly of both. Matt tells us why it pays to be on Buffett's favorite list.

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