The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Million Dollar Portfolio advisor Dave Meier and analyst John Reeves discuss topics across the investing world.

Dave discusses his unique outlook for 2012. In this environment, he feels that investors can make money from investing and trading. He then offers up two ideas for each.

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