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Wayne Thorp

author Image Wayne A. Thorp is a vice president and senior financial analyst at AAII and editor of Computerized Investing. Follow him on Twitter at @AAII_CI.


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Areas of Expertise: computerized investing, stock analysis, stock screening, technical analysis

Twitter Feed: @AAII_CI

Topics Presented in Speeches: “How to Analyze a Stock,” “Finding a Stock Winner: First Step Screening,” “Computerized Stock Screening & Analysis” and “Stock Screening Using Stock Investor Pro

Biography:
Wayne A. Thorp is a vice president at AAII and the editor of Computerized Investing, a newsletter considered to be the premier publication covering the use of personal computers for financial planning, investment analysis and portfolio management. As a financial columnist for AAII, Thorp has written a column for the AAIIJournal on technical analysis as well as articles on stock screening and analysis. He is also product manager for the Stock Investor Pro computerized fundamental data and screening program and serves on the Stock Superstars Report (SSR) and Dividend Investing (DI) advisory committees.

Thorp is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. He was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2002. He has been with AAII since 1997.

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  1. Computerized-investing »

    Scosche IDR656md Premium Increased Dynamic Range Earphones With TapLINE III Control Technology

    Noise-isolating earphones with inline three-button remote and mic for iPod, iPhone and iPad

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

  2. Computerized-investing »

    Netgear NeoTV Streaming Player (NTV200)

    Stream online content to your TV.

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Why I Love Apple, But Run Windows

    The reasons why CI's editor has always worked in Windows, as has an overwhelming percentage of AAII members. However, CI does cover as many Mac programs as possible.

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

  4. Computerized-investing »

    Technical Analysis & Charting Programs

    What to look for in software that is dedicated to technical analysis and charting, and in-depth reviews of the top three programs in this area.

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Deconstructing ROE: DuPont Analysis

    How to use two formulas created by DuPont to analyze a firm’s return on equity.

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

  6. 2011 Year-End Screening Review: A Difficult Year for Stocks
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    Features »

    2011 Year-End Screening Review: A Difficult Year for Stocks and Strategies

    Last year’s market turbulence hurt, with the AAII screens posting a median loss of 3.8%. Twenty-four screens did post gains, however, led by the T. Rowe Price screen.

    January 2012 | Journal

  7. Computerized-investing »

    Apple iPod touch (2011)

    Several weeks ago, I reviewed the new Apple iPod nano, which had been updated for 2011. Around that time, Apple released a “new” iPod touch, which, like the nano, saw changes to the user experience but not to the physical device. I was given a new iPod touch to review after having used a second-generation touch for a few years. My experience confirms that the iPod touch is the best portable media player I have ever used.

    December 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    ZAGGfolio for iPad 2 Keyboard Case

    All-in-one multi-function keyboard and case for Apple iPad 2.

    December 2011 | Computerized-investing

  9. Computerized-investing »

    Maxell AirStash

    Wireless file sharing and media streaming for mobile devices.

    December 2011 | Computerized-investing

  10. Computerized-investing »

    AluPen + AluCube

    Chunky, pencil-shaped stylus for iPad, iPhone or iPod touch and upright stylus stand.

    November 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    iPod nano—6th Generation; Version 1.2 Software

    Apple has redesigned the user interface, improved built-in fitness features and lowered the price on its mid-range media player.

    November 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage

    Update to my review of October 8, 2011, addressing the dropped connection issue. Mobile wireless storage that allows you to take your media library with you and wirelessly stream music, videos, photos and documents to your iPad, Android tablet or smartphone.

    November 2011 | Computerized-investing

  13. CI in the Journal »

    Top Financial Apps

    These are some of the best financial apps for iOS and Android devices.

    November 2011 | Journal

  14. Computerized-investing »

    Roku 2 XS Streaming Player

    Internet TV platform streaming nearly 300 channels of video and audio entertainment and games.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Etymotic mc3 Headset + Earphones

    Noise-isolating headset + earphones with iPod, iPhone and iPad control functionality.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing