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A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square in New York, May 18, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Stock Sinks To New Low, Who Should Buy It?

Investors are dumping Facebook’s stock, spooked by slowing revenue growth, the lack of a financial outlook and plans to spend more money in the coming months. Are they right?

07/27/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Call 211 For Free Financial Advice Tuesday

CBS 5 ConsumerWatch is teaming up with the United Way of the Bay Area to sponsor the 211 Financial Advice Line, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12th.

06/12/2012

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Stockton On Verge Of Becoming Largest City To Enter Bankruptcy

Stockton leaders have approved a series of emergency fiscal steps they hope will allow the city to avoid bankruptcy.

02/29/2012

A Visa Credit Card statement (CBS)

California To Restrict Credit Checks In Hiring

New restrictions in the hiring process will take effect in the new year, and now California will be one of seven states that will restrict the use of credit checks for employment.

12/28/2011

Cindy Campbell (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Families Deal With Health Emergencies

When faced with serious health issues, families often struggle financially. But one Peninsula mom left the high tech industry and started an organization that helps take some of the stress out these families’ lives.

12/07/2011

(CBS)

California Court System Faces Uncertain Financial Future

Californians could soon be facing long lines and long waits at court houses across the state.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2011

A worker scans for sale the new Apple iPad 2 as it goes on sale at Apple Store. (Photo by: Getty Images)

Apple Earnings Soar Amid Rumors Of iPhone 5

Apple said it had another blowout quarter, nearly doubling its net income and far exceeding analyst estimates.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/20/2011

(AP)

Bay Area Businesses Bullish On 2011 Prospects

There’s some more positive news on the local economy: money managers for Bay Area businesses are optimistic on growth in 2011.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011

Facebook.com's mastermind Mark Zuckerberg smiles at his office in Palo Alto (AP)

Facebook Worth Estimated At $50 Billion

A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force even outside tech circles.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2011

New CA Bill Would Do Away With Debit Card Fees

Merchants would not be allowed to charge customers who pay with a debit card an additional fee under a bill headed to the California Assembly.

08/04/2010

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