LouAnn Lofton

LouAnn Lofton


LouAnn Lofton has been a writer (among a few other things) with The Motley Fool since January 2000. She's the author of the Fool's "Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl: And Why You Should, Too," published in June 2011. You can follow her on Twitter via @LouAnnLofton.

Recent articles

Invest Like a Girl

The Motley Fool knew it was cool to do things “like a girl” years ago.

Should I Sell This 860% Gainer?

What’s a Fool to do when one stock dominates her portfolio? Chipotle Mexican Grill has been an investor's dream stock, but it may be time for this Fool to take some money off the table.

Why Microsoft Should Hire Nick Saban

What can the aging, ailing tech giant learn from the head of a football powerhouse?

The Stock That Burned Me: Allied Irish Banks

Buying a bank at the beginning of 2008 seemed so smart... at the time.

The One Question Buffett Needs to Answer

At Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting, Warren Buffett is going to get pummeled with questions about everything from David Sokol to the decline of the dollar. But here's the one question we really want him to answer ...

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

The Oracle of Omaha's in touch with his feminine side, and if you'd like to improve your investment returns over the long run, you should be, too.

Fool Blog: Another Day, Another 7.87%

It hurts, but keep your wits about you.

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

The Oracle of Omaha shares investing traits with the opposite sex.

Nike's Eyes on LeBron

The athletic shoe company's U.S. fortunes are improving.

Wal-Mart Goes Digital

The retailing giant wants to sell you digital tunes.

FedEx's Shaky Ground

A voluntary retirement program takes a bigger bite as FedEx Ground stumbles.

PacSun Shines

LouAnn Lofton runs down the numbers for this teen retailer.

Wal-Mart's Holiday Worries

Will the season be merry and bright for the discount giant?

Ameritrade Amps Up

The discount broker's Q1 will be better than expected.

Home Depot Goes Shopping

The retailer announces plans to buy back still more stock.

Abercrombie Gives It Up

The apparel retailer bids its Quarterly magalog goodbye.

Watch Costco's Costs

A strong Q1 report also reveals that retailer's costs are climbing.

Freddie's New Head(ie)

The mortgage company names yet another new CEO.

Kmart's Cloudy Future

The financials appear to be improving, but is there any reason to believe Kmart's back?

Retail's Varied Results

It was an up and down kind of November for retailers.