In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the day's headlines.

Among the newsmakers they discuss are how a government default could impact the mREIT sector and companies like Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY), Two Harbors (NYSE:TWO), ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE:ARR), and American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) -- and whether or not Berkshire Hathaway is still a buy.

David Hanson owns shares of Goldman Sachs and Annaly Capital Management. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway, Goldman Sachs, and Bank of America. The Motley Fool recommends Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway, and Goldman Sachs. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America and Berkshire Hathaway. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.

We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.