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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

Biography:

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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  1. Computerized-investing »

    Apple Wireless Keyboard

    I have been using an iPad for a couple of years now and have become rather adept at typing with the on-screen keyboard. While this is functional for Web browsing or typing emails, nothing can replace a real keyboard for typing articles or product reviews (at least for me). So I recently broke down and purchased an Apple Wireless Keyboard.

    June 2011 | Computerized-investing

  2. Computerized-investing »

    Breffo Spiderpodium Grip and Docking Station

    Every once in a while you come across a piece of gadgetry that is amazingly “low tech,” yet incredibly practical and useful. Such is the case with the Spiderpodium from Breffo. This unique gadget grip and docking station for smartphones, GPS devices and other handheld devices offers a number of solutions in the office or when travelling. The Spiderpodium I have been testing was given to me by the company.

    June 2011 | Computerized-investing

  3. Stock Screens »

    Driehaus Screen for Growth and Momentum Stocks

    Price and profit momentum are blended in this screening strategy to find potentially profitable investment ideas.

    June 2011 | Journal

  4. Computerized-investing »

    Logitech Harmony One Advanced Universal Remote

    Finally, there seems to be a remote that is truly universal—the Logitech Harmony One Advanced Universal Remote, which was given to me by the company. This remote is about as advanced as you can get, allowing you to control up to 15 different components. However, with all its bells and whistles, it is still incredibly easy to set up and operate.

    May 2011 | Computerized-investing

  5. Computerized-investing »

    Plantronics Voyager PRO+ Bluetooth headset

    The Voyager PRO+ headset offers excellent noise-canceling capabilities and also allows you to stream audio from Advanced Audio Distribution–enabled (A2DP) devices. Best of all, the Voyager PRO+’s comfort fit allows you to wear it for hours without any trouble.

    May 2011 | Computerized-investing

  6. Computerized-investing »

    MEElectronics SP51P Sound Preference In-Ear Headphones With Microphone

    The MEElectronics SP51P headphones come with interchangeable tuning ports, which allow users to adjust the sound to fit their tastes. In addition, the SP51P model sports an in-line microphone and remote for hands-free talking for iPhones and many other mobile phones.

    May 2011 | Computerized-investing

  7. Computerized-investing »

    i.Sound Power View Pro

    Charging and viewing dock for Apple iPad, iPod and iPhone.

    May 2011 | Computerized-investing

  8. Stock-investor-pro »

    Tweedy, Browne’s “What Has Worked in Investing”

    May 2011 | Stock-investor-pro

  9. Computerized-investing »

    Magellan Roadmate 9055

    GPS Navigator with seven-inch wide video graphics array (WVGA) display.

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

  10. Computerized-investing »

    Reader Benefits

    A reminder of the many extra benefits CI subscribers may be overlooking.

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

  11. Computerized-investing »

    Using Relative Strength Analysis to Invest in ETFs

    A look at Leslie Masonson’s approach to constructing a portfolio of exchange-traded funds based on how they rank on relative strength.

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

  12. CI in the Journal »

    Favorite Online Spreadsheet Service

    Zoho lets you access a spreadsheet from any computer and share it with others.

    April 2011 | Journal

  13. Stock Screens »

    Tweedy, Browne: “What Has Worked in Investing”

    Mutual fund company Tweedy, Browne takes a Benjamin Graham approach by looking for smaller companies trading at low valuations.

    April 2011 | Journal

  14. Computerized-investing »

    Mercury Extreme Pro SSD

    Ultra high–performance solid-state drive (SSD).

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

  15. Computerized-investing »

    Livio Radio Featuring Pandora

    Access your personal Pandora radio account and over 20,000 Internet radio stations without the need for a computer.

    March 2011 | Computerized-investing