Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5001/Money & Marketsen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 16:28:14 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 16:28:14 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssUS economy expected to pick up after weak growth in springhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603872.htmlWASHINGTON - A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter served as a reminder of how choppy the pace of growth has been since the Great Recession ended seven years ago. Businesses pared their stockpiling and investment through the spring.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTTesla looking at cameras, radar in Florida crashhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603873.htmlDETROIT - Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash of a Model S using self-driving mode, according to two people familiar with a meeting held Thursday.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTCheap oil sends Exxon, Chevron profits downhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603874.htmlDALLAS - Cheaper oil is leading to the lowest summer gasoline prices in years, and it is causing heartburn for oil companies and their shareholders. On Friday, Exxon Mobil Corp.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTTexas hands Blue Bell $850K fine over listeriahttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603875.htmlAUSTIN, Texas - Texas fined Blue Bell Creameries for a listeria contamination last year linked to the deaths of three people, but the ice cream maker could pay only a fraction of the $850,000 penalty under an agreement announced Friday.Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAmazon's already large distribution empire expandinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603830.htmlNEW YORK - Online shoppers want their packages - now. And Amazon is spending heavily to make sure that happens. Amazon's Prime service has, at heart, always been about free two-day shipping.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT