The New York Times uses Apple's iPhone as an example to analyze the current U.S. economy. If the YouTube link gets killed click the NYT link below to see the 4-minute video.
New York Times - "The iPhone Economy"
"Apple’s iPhone is a model of American ingenuity, but most of its components are manufactured somewhere else. The decline of manufacturing can lead to the loss of other kinds of jobs, a factor in the American economy right now."