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Learn to invest like a woman - and Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett and the women of the world have something in common, says author LouAnn Lofton: They are better investors than the average man.

While men are brash, overly daring and compulsive, women tend to be studious, skeptical and reasonable, according to Ms. Lofton's new book, Warren Buffett Invests Like A Girl And Why You Should Too. In it, she claims that part of the investing maestro's success is due to his ability to tap into his feminine side.

Ms. Lofton was here to answer your questions in an online discussion. Ms. Lofton, who bought her first stock - Nike Inc. - at the age of 23, is the former managing editor of Fool.com, a U.S. financial education website. You can read an excerpt from her book here. She also provided us with these tips for female investors.

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To read a transcript of the discussion, click on the Cover It Live box below. Mobile readers can read it here.



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