Price

The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Getty Images)

Starbucks Hiking Prices Despite Falling Coffee Costs

The Seattle-based coffee company has said it’s hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday. But it says the price for many drinks, such as medium and large brewed coffees and Frappuccinos, won’t change in most of its 11,000 U.S. cafes.

06/25/2013

Water Faucet

EBMUD Proposes Raising Water Rates For Customers

East Bay Municipal Utility District General Manager Alexander Coate Tuesday proposed a 19 percent water rate increase for customers over the next two years to pay for infrastructure and maintenance work.

05/14/2013

A vet examines a cat.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Do Your Research Before You Have A Pet Emergency

The worst time to find a vet is when your pet suddenly falls sick – that’s why it’s important for pet owners to do some research ahead of time.

05/08/2013

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Central California Mayor Facing Charges After Fight Over Milkshake Price

Authorities say a California official who was yelling about the price of a milkshake at a Foster’s Freeze shop is facing a misdemeanor charge after he challenged a bystander who tried to intercede to a fight.

02/06/2013

An Apple ipad tablet displays app icons on its home screen. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Apple Worst Performing S&P Stock So Far This Year

Apple was the worst performing stock on the S&P 500 for the month of January, despite a historic surge for the index overall.

02/05/2013

Netflix envelopes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netflix Stock Jumps 37 Percent In 1 Day

Netflix stock is on its way to its biggest one-day gain since the video subscription service went public more than a decade ago.

01/24/2013

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Gas Prices Dipping At Close Of Record-High Year

By Monday, the national average should fall below the $3.2775 a gallon drivers were paying on Jan. 1, according to analysts. The drop is a present for those planning to hit the road during what is expected to be the busiest Christmas travel season in six years.

12/14/2012

Crab fishermen take a break from loading crab traps onto their boat at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Season Back On After Price Settlement Reached

Dozens of Bay Area crab boats are preparing to head out to sea again after a weeklong standoff over the price of fresh Dungeness crab ended Tuesday, an industry spokesman said.

12/11/2012

Zynga

Zynga Shares Tumble After Facebook Agreement Disclosed

Zynga shares were falling in after-hours trading after the online game company and Facebook disclosed in government filings that they changed the terms of their long-standing relationship.

11/30/2012

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 Falling As Employees Begin Selling Shares

Facebook’s stock price fell Wednesday, the day employees were eligible to start selling restricted stock in the company.

10/31/2012

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