Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5001/Money & Marketsen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 19:26:20 EDTFri, 29 Apr 2016 19:26:20 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssUS economy struggles at start of election yearhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601095.htmlWASHINGTON - It was not a great start for the U.S. economy. With consumers and businesses turning cautious, the U.S.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTHow Amazon convinced you to pay up for shoppinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601096.htmlNEW YORK - Amazon is clearly entering its Prime.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSignificant premium hikes expected under Obamacarehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601097.htmlWASHINGTON - Insurers will seek significant premium hikes under President Barack Obama's health care law this summer - stiff medicine for consumers and voters ahead of the national political conventions.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTComcast buying DreamWorks for $3.55Bhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601098.htmlNEW YORK - Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the "Shrek," ''Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises, for approximately $3.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTAbbott Labs to buy St. Jude Medical for $19.3Bhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601099.htmlAbbott Laboratories will spend $19.3 billion to buy St. Jude Medical Inc. in a cash-stock deal that aims to strengthen the medical device maker's stake in cardiovascular care. Shares of North Chicago, Illinois-based Abbott plunged, while St.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT