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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 @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

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 »

    Verbatim Easy Riser Bluetooth Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse

    Ultra-slim, adjustable Bluetooth mouse for Macs and PCs.

    March 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    MEElectronics Air-Fi AF32 Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Headphone With Built-in Microphone

    Wireless headset-style headphones with built-in audio and call controls.

    March 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Verbatim Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard

    The Verbatim Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard leads us to ask the question “is there such a thing as too portable?”

    February 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Kingston Wi-Drive

    Wireless flash storage device for iOS, Android & Kindle Fire

    February 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2

    Bluetooth headset offers excellent A2DP sound quality but falls a bit short when making calls.

    February 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Logitech Quickcam Orbit AF

    HD webcam with motorized tracking.

    February 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Jawbone Jambox

    The Jambox uses the “core analog acoustics” of the foxL, with a modified enclosure. Head-to-head, the two deliver a very similar listening experience. In the end, the biggest difference is in design and visual appeal.

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Monster Cable Products Outlets to Go Power Strip With 4 Outlets

    Portable power strip.

    January 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    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

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    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

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    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

  14. 2011 Year-End Screening Review: A Difficult Year for Stocks
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    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

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    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