"The fundamentals of the U.S. economy are improving, and we're about the only major economy you can say that about," said Rich Bernstein of Richard Bernstein Advisors.
"If there's a bubble part of the market it's there's way too much money flowing into high-yield. Some of the deals being priced into the market are becoming too aggressive," one fixed income pro said.
At a time when most investment professionals are preoccupied with the fiscal peril in Washington, Liz Ann Sonders envisions an economic recovery that will be built, literally, with four walls.
Washington may be "dysfunctional," but it will reach a debt-reduction deal to solve the "fiscal cliff," Legg Mason Capital Management's chief investment strategist says.
Breakthroughs in these areas will drive technology in the current decade the way the Internet and mobile technology did in the previous one, the X Prize's founder says.
The Charles Schwab Impact 2012 conference starts Tuesday in Chicago, but at least in part will take place under the shadow of the "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Washington.
If we do not get our economy in order, what could happen to America? Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, offer insight. "Absolutely, the U.S. could go bankrupt," says Bowles.
Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, discuss the impact going over the fiscal cliff could have in next year's economy.
Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, discuss the odds of a deal on the fiscal cliff by years end. "I think there is a one-third chance that we will go over the fiscal cliff," says Bowles.
Debt Commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, discuss tax rates, spending cuts, and how likely it is that cuts in health care could occur.
How to prepare your investments if taxes go higher, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO.
Stocks seeing red across the board, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Dan Wantrobski, Janney Capital Markets; and John Buckingham, Al Frank Asset Management.
George Roberts, co-chairman & co-CEO at KKR, shares his thoughts on the fiscal cliff and President Obama's tax plan.
"I think what people still don't recognize is the fundamentals of the U.S. economy are improving," said Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO, discussing why he is still bullish on the markets.
Peter Diamandis, X Prize Foundation founder & CEO, explains why he thinks innovation is the key to job creation in America.
Michael Mauboussin, Legg Mason Capital Management, discusses how to invest during taxing times for Americans.
Strategists are looking to hold their ground against a backdrop that has them far underperforming stocks.
If there's anything that could cure all the bullishness on Wall Street, Liz Ann Sonders thinks it's all the bulls.
Maria Bartiromo talks markets with legendary money manager Mario Gabelli. Find out where he sees opportunities to put money to work, and where he sees the markets heading next.