Jan 29, 2013
Bruce Bittles, Chief Investment Strategist with Robert W. Baird & Co., discusses the root causes of the turbulence the U.S. economy has experienced since the bursting of the housing bubble. He focuses on the likelihood of a slow growth economy continuing well past 2012. Attention given to the impact on inflation, interest rates, stock market returns and Federal Reserve Policy going forward. The discussion also includes relevant topics including the U.S. dollar and gold prices. Finally, he looks at the impact on the U.S. equity markets and their influence on consumer confidence and GDP growth.