“As the first quarter reporting season gets underway, the overall expectation is for a profit gain of 3.2%. In contrast, the fourth quarter of 2011 was 9.2%.  Google announced a 2 for 1 split allowing the company to issue new shares without diluting the founders’ voting power…raising concerns about corporate good governance.”   

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