Facebook IPO: Stop Leaving Money on the Table

Facebook isn't as successful as you think. And, investors will find this out soon enough. Let's take a look at how Facebook can fix its financials.

Facebook is running out of time to get its act together. The company is expected to file for its IPO by April 2012, which would mean a likely celebratory opening bell the following September (give or take). Once the company reveals its financials to the investing public, I suspect, it will have a lot of explaining to do. How will it answerthe tough questions will mean the difference between an IPO that looks like Google’s and one that looks like Groupon’s.