The chief economist at FTN Financial examines today's job report from the U.S. Labor Department. When unemployment is down, cuts to government jobs at the state and local level could hurt the economy's long-term recovery.
President Barack Obama and Mexico's President Felipe Calderon announced that they have agreed to allow Mexican trucks on American highways. The deal needs congressional approval. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.
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