The stock market is incredibly inexpensive. I don’t know how the bears can argue against how well corporations are doing.

Kevin Rendino, BlackRock, managing $11 billion: Bloomberg

We’re in a time period where the concerns we had in 2007 and 2008 have been taken care of or are past. If you’re waiting for a market pullback or individual stock pullbacks, you could be waiting a long time.

Kenneth Fisher, $40b AUM: Bloomberg

The earnings story is very supportive of the market even after the rally over the last year. The recovery is real, it’s V-shaped and it’s got legs.

Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab: Bloomberg

Institutional investors stepped back to reassess their asset-allocation strategies. Institutional ‘re-risking’ activity slowed down and reallocations focused primarily on shifting from active to passive and from money-market funds to deposits.

Laurence D. Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock: Bloomberg