Gus Faucher

Global Politics

Facing the Big Bad Budget

Joining us to discuss potential budget cuts is Gus Faucher, an economist with Moody's Analytics, who says that while there is no long term fiscal gain without short term pain, the proposed cuts in discretionary spending are just a drop in the bucket.

Global Politics

GDP Numbers Appear Somewhat Less Bad

Estimates for today's second quarter GDP numbers will show a decline of somewhere between one percent and 1.5 percent. With The Takeaway to explain this lessening decline is Gus Faucher, director of Macroeconomics at Moody's Economy.Com.