Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)(NYSE:BRK-B), Markel (NYSE:MKL), and U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) all have one thing in common: Prudent capital allocators running the show. In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, financial-sector analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the book The Outsiders and explain the importance of capital allocation.
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