Rotary Club of Milwaukee Podcasts (Bruce Bittles, Chief Investment Strategist with Robert W. Baird & Co., will discuss the root causes of the turbulence the U.S. economy has experienced since the bursting of the housing bubble. The focus will be on the likelihood of a slow growth economy continuing well past 2012. Attention will be given to the impact on inflation, interest rates, stock market returns and Federal Reserve Policy going forward. The discussion will also include relevant topics including the U.S. dollar and gold prices. Finally, we will look at the impact on the U.S. equity markets and their influence on consumer confidence and GDP growth)