About Lori Ann

Lori Ann LaRocco is the author of “Trade War: Containers Don’t Lie, Navigating the Bluster” (Marine Money 2019), “Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of the Postwar Shipping Pioneers (Marine Money 2018), “Opportunity Knocking” (Agate Publishing 2014), “Dynasties of the Sea: The Ships and Entrepreneurs Who Ushered in the Era of Free Trade” (Marine Money 2012)  and “Thriving in the New Economy: Lessons from Today’s Top Business Minds” (Wiley 2010). and Senior Editor of Guests for CNBC, coordinating high profile interviews and special multi-million dollar on-location shows for all shows on the network.

Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, Forbes, Newsday, and other publications.

Known as the producer with the “trillion dollar” Rolodex, Lori Ann talks to the movers and shakers in the business and political world on a daily basis and gets insights into the financial happenings as well as the strategies they use to profit in today’s new economy.

LaRocco has been working at CNBC since 2000.  Her track record has garnered the trust and respect from Wall Street rainmakers to Washington. Establishing relationships with some of the best in business, LaRocco’s contacts have told her first of business deals in the billions of dollars, enabling CNBC to break the news first.

Prior to joining CNBC, LaRocco was an anchor, reporter and assignment editor in various local news markets around the country.

Lori Ann is also the proud mom of three active children. On weekends you would find her cheering her boys during their hockey and baseball games and her daughter at equestrian competitions. She is also a proud board member of the Rose Brucia Educational Foundation which provides free stranger safety to all schools and families around the world.


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17 thoughts on “About Lori Ann”

  1. Hello Lori Ann,
    My dear friend – congratulations on starting your blog with such an insightful and well-written entry!
    Wishing you continued success in EVERYTHING you do. The sky’s the limit!


  2. Hi Lori,
    Just had a quick look at your blog…
    Very interesting conversation topics and observations. Good luck with your book and work.
    Sounds very interesting…


  3. Hi Lori,

    Got to know about you, your writings and blog from KingWorldNews. Just wanna say thanks for being another insightful beacon out there in this “financial perfect storm”. Thank you.

    Although I’m not an American, I do keep tabs on things happening in America because developments in America affects the whole Earth… especially policies pertaining to the US dollar, which is the world’s reserve currency, and where every major commodities are priced in.

    I believe every earthlings who understand this is keeping tabs.

    Thank you again for your effort and may we all survive this possibly long and drawn out financial perfect storm via your insightful writings.



    1. Joe,
      Thanks for the comment 🙂 I will definitely ck out the links 🙂 If I write a blog I’ll give you a shout out 🙂 BTW, I see you live in Australia. I know my book is being sold down there, if you are ever in a book store, can you pls email me a pic of the book on the shelf? I’ve got pics from other countries and I just find it neat 🙂 Have a wonderful day 🙂


      1. Hi Lori Ann

        I purchased your book last Thursday while I was in town here in sunny Melbourne, Australia.

        As requested, I took a photo of your book on the shelf as well as a picture of the bookshop I bought it from. Let me know how/where I can send you the photo’s either via email or some other means.

        P.S. Your book must be selling pretty well down here as it was the last copy on the shelf as you will see in the photo!

        All the best

        Joe Rocca


      2. Thanks Joe!! I hope you enjoy it 🙂 If you could please email me to my nbc account that would be fantastic! What book store did you buy it in? How exciting!! Here’s my email: loriann.larocco@nbc.com
        Pls pass the word on my book once you read it. I greatly appreciate it! I look forward to your comments on the book 🙂 Pls let me know what’s your favorite chapter.


  4. Lori Ann,

    I heard you on The Wall Street Shuffle radio show this week and appreciated your insight. I look forward to hearing more from you in the future.




  5. Hello Lori Ann, Great meeting you at the Rose Brucia Foundation event. I am still looking forward to seeing you and playing piano for the the event DC on the 24th . And thanks for the great suggestion

    Preston Vismala


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