Google's Surprising Stock Sale

Why would an outfit with so much cash in hand sell stock worth another $2 billion? In part, to dampen recent price fluctuations

Google's mastery of the Internet search market has turned it into a veritable cash machine -- but the company is hankering for more. On Mar. 29, it announced it will sell 5.3 million shares of its stock, which could raise $2 billion.

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