In this segment from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson answer the question: "What would Warren Buffett do if he ran a mortgage REIT?"

Matt believes that Buffett would focus on diversifying the firm's holdings, while David thinks he would embrace short-term pain for long-term gain. See more in the following video.

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Alison Southwick has no position in any stocks mentioned. David Hanson owns shares of Annaly Capital Management. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't 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.