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Wayne Thorp

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

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

Twitter Feed: @WayneTAAII

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


Wayne A. Thorp is a vice president and the senior financial analyst at AAII and the former editor of Computerized Investing. As a financial columnist for AAII, Thorp has written extensively on technical analysis, stock screening and stock analysis. He oversees the CI Market Dashboard—a collection of market, valuation and economic indicators that help gauge the direction of the market—and writes its commentary. Thorp is also is the product manager for the Stock Investor Pro computerized fundamental database 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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    LG TONE+ Bluetooth Headset (HBS730)

    A wireless stereo headset with enhanced audio and noise reduction.

    December 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Genius Traveler 9010LS Wireless Laser Mouse

    The Genius Traveler 9010LS Wireless Laser Mouse works on virtually any surface and uses AA or AAA batteries.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Golla SLR Camera Bag M Don

    A padded shoulder bag for your digital camera, tablet and accessories.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    AViiQ Portable Charging Station with Cable Rack System Nylon Series

    Organize your cables and charge multiple devices simultaneously.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

  5. CI in the Journal »

    The Top Financial Apps

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

    November 2012 | Journal

  6. Computerized-investing »

    PC Buyer's Guide 2012

    Our goal with this guide is to focus your attention on the key factors that are most relevant when buying a new computer to aid in the computerized investment and analysis process.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Samsung DV300F

    A digital point-and-shoot camera with a front-facing LCD and Wi-Fi integration.

    October 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    olloclip for iPhone 4/4S

    A three-in-one lens system for your iPhone 4/4S.

    October 2012 | Computerized-investing

  9. Computerized-investing »

    Apple: Innovator and/or Corporate Bully?

    For many years, Apple was the anti-establishment company. Now, the company has come full circle. Emboldened by their latest legal victory, how far is Apple willing to go to secure its position in the marketplace?

    October 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Gauging Market Direction: Market Breadth Data

    Market breadth indicators can give you a feel for how widely the full range of stocks is participating in a market movement.

    October 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Determining Bond Price Volatility

    A template for calculating bond values and examining the effects of changing interest rates on a bond portfolio.

    October 2012 | Computerized-investing

  12. CI in the Journal »

    Gauging Market Direction With Market Breadth Data

    These indicators show how many stocks are participating in the market’s movement.

    October 2012 | Journal

  13. Computerized-investing »

    SpareOne Emergency Phone

    AA battery-powered emergency mobile phone.

    September 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    TravelPro Crew 9 20-inch Expandable Business Plus Rollaboard

    Rolling carry-on with a special laptop compartment.

    September 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Phiaton PS 20 BT Bluetooth Stereo Earphones With Mic

    Wireless “half in-ear” headphones for music and hands-free calling.

    September 2012 | Computerized-investing