Thomas Atteberry, First Pacific Advisors; Bruce Simon, City National Rochdale, and Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management, share their thoughts on what's apt to drive today's market activity, and who will likely become Ben Bernanke's successor.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds explains why he thinks the Fed will start dialing back its bond-buying purchases in September.
Laurence Gottlieb, chairman and CEO of Fundamental Advisors, shares his thoughts on the municipal bond market after Detroit's bankruptcy and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's warning about rising debt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli questions Ed Lazear, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman, about his economic forecasts and the Fed's monetary policies.
The Dow and S&P are having a rough start to the trading day. David Kelly, Morgan Funds, share his investment strategies for a volatile market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor provide a preview of today's market action.
Doug Cote, ING Investment Management, shares how he's playing volatility as taper talk rattles markets. And Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor, takes a look at the state of the economy as a search for a new Fed head continues.
"We are in a bull market, we think that bull market has another year or more to run," said Ed Keon of Quantitative Management Associates, sharing his market strategy. Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor, weighs in.
"The markets are looking for a reason to pause," remarked Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, discussing how a tapering down of the Fed's bond-buying program will likely impact the markets, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities, weighs in on Bernanke's succession plan.
Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC, explains why she believes Janet Yellen is "the best qualified" person to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman despite a possible "whisper campaign" in Washington against her.
Should July's record inflow numbers make investors nervous? Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, weigh in.
John Chambers, Standard and Poor's, discusses how political wrangling prompted the credit agency to downgrade the nation's debt from AAA to AA.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the impact of the S&P cutting the U.S. debt rating two year ago as a series of political battles looms in September.
Barry Knapp, Barclays, and Ben White, Politico, share their final thoughts on how the Fed's tapering program will likely impact the markets.
Michael Barr, University of Michigan law professor, discusses why he is backing Larry Summer as the likely choice to replace Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.