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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 »

    A Hybrid Technical-Fundamental Stock Trading System

    Part three of our series on Grant Henning’s stock approaches combines the momentum and value strategies into a hybrid.

    October 2010 | Computerized-investing

  2. Computerized-investing »

    The Top Online Portfolio Managers

    A look at the Editor’s Choices of best websites for tracking your portfolio.

    October 2010 | Computerized-investing

  3. Computerized-investing »

    Das Keyboard Model S Professional

    Around the office, my quest for the perfect keyboard is well-documented. I go through keyboards faster than I go through shoes...

    October 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Toshiba Portege

    In this column over the last several months, I have had the opportunity to review a couple of different tablet PCs...

    October 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Grant Henning’s Fundamental-Value Stock Trading System

    After Henning developed a technical-momentum approach to stock-picking, he discovered that there are times when value stocks with strong earnings do better. A look at Henning's ranking system using a fundamental-value approach.

    September 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Agent 18 StandHear Travel Stand

    Portable device that allows hands-free viewing and audio sharing from an iPhone, iPod, Blackberry Storm or Palm Pre.

    September 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    BBP Expand-It Messenger Laptop Bag

    Stylish and functional expandable messenger bag with removable laptop sleeve.

    September 2010 | Computerized-investing

  8. Stock Screens »

    A Technical-Fundamental System for Stock Selection

    Momentum and value are combined in this active trading strategy based on Grant Henning’s book, “The Value and Momentum Trader.”

    August 2010 | Journal

  9. Computerized-investing »

    Grant Henning’s Technical-Momentum Stock Trading System

    Henning’s approach is based on the belief that using mathematical models to select stocks can eliminate the guesswork and emotion from the investment process.

    August 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Archos 9 PCtablet

    Ultra portable “hybrid” Windows 7 tablet PC with a touch screen, WiFi and Bluetooth.

    August 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Sonos ZonePlayer S5 With ZoneBridge

    All-in-one, five-speaker music system that connects to a router to deliver music wirelessly throughout your home.

    August 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    The Dot-Com Turns 25

    Thought on the evolution of the Web on the 25th anniversary of the registration of the first dot-com domain name.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Using a Spreadsheet to Construct Moving Averages

    A spreadsheet from AAII for calculating three types of moving averages and generating buy and sell signals from them.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Buy-and-Hold Versus Market Timing

    A look at Theodore Wong’s research into building a moving average crossover system and testing it against a buy-and-hold approach.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    The Top Web-Based Stock Screening Services

    What to look for in online services that help filter through a database of stocks to identify potential opportunities.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing