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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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    Magellan Roadmate 9055

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

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Reader Benefits

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

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    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

  4. 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

  5. Computerized-investing »

    Mercury Extreme Pro SSD

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

    April 2011 | Computerized-investing

  6. 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

  7. Computerized-investing »

    Staying in Front of the Market With the “Stock Market Dashboard”

    Leslie Masonson believes that monitoring changes in market direction allows you to see exactly where it is going. His Stock Market Dashboard uses a combination of freely available indicators that signal when to buy, sell or stay on the sidelines.

    February 2011 | Computerized-investing

  8. Computerized-investing »

    MEElectronics M9-SL Hi-Fi Sound-Isolating In-Ear Headphones

    February 2011 | Computerized-investing

  9. Stock-investor-pro »

    Popular Stock Screen Undergoes Change

    For the January 2011 release of Stock Investor Pro, we made a modification to one of the more popular predefined screens. The *Piotroski, Joseph screen has been renamed *Piotroski: High F-Score screen and the underlying criteria has been modified.

    February 2011 | Stock-investor-pro

  10. Computerized-investing »

    'Tis the Season

    Musings on the year that was and the year ahead.

    January 2011 | Computerized-investing

  11. Computerized-investing »

    Online Spreadsheet Programs

    A look at online spreadsheets as an alternative to costly software and as a venue for multi-user collaboration.

    January 2011 | Computerized-investing

  12. Computerized-investing »

    The Top Technical Analysis & Charting Websites

    Where to go to find the best combination of charting options, technical indicators and educational resources online.

    January 2011 | Computerized-investing

  13. Stock Screens »

    2010 Year-End Screening Review: Across the Board Gains

    See performance information for all 63 screens tracked by AAII.com and find out which screen delivered the highest returns in 2010.

    January 2011 | Journal

  14. Computerized-investing »

    Jensen JiPS-250i Rocker Docking Station for iPad, iPod and iPhone

    Ever since the iPad was introduced in 2010, a flood of accessories have come to market to help users get the most from this piece of technology. However, one niche that seems to have gone under-served is speaker systems.

    January 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Timbuk2 Commute 2.0 Messenger Bag

    A roomy, TSA-approved messenger/laptop bag.

    January 2011 | Computerized-investing