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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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    Snow Lizard SLXtreme 5 for iPhone 5/5S

    Waterproof, solar-powered battery case for iPhone 5/5S.

    March 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Stochastic Oscillator

    The stochastic oscillator is a momentum indicator useful for identifying potential price reversals. Like all oscillators, the stochastic oscillator is best suited for trading ranges or prolonged trends where prices periodically deviate from the prevailing trend.

    March 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Welcome to the New CI

    We embark on a new path for this publication, and for AAII as a whole, with an entirely electronic service that embodies all that CI has stood for over the last 30-plus years.

    March 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Satechi Wireless Multifunction Mini Router

    Mini router features five different modes for wireless networking.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Pocket for iOS and Android

    The Pocket app lets you save articles, videos and more from the Web for later enjoyment.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    AT&T 3G MicroCell

    Boost your cell reception in your home.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    ZAGGkeys Folio With Backlit Keyboard for iPad Air

    Bluetooth keyboard case for iPad Air with backlit keyboard.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Big Changes Ahead for CI

    Since its inception in 1982, Computerized Investing has been at the forefront in the trends of computing and investment-related software, websites and apps. Reflecting on the changes taking place in the marketplace today, the time has come again for more changes; albeit, this time with a bit of melancholy.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Technical Analysis & Charting Programs

    The top technical analysis and charting software packages geared toward mainstream short-term investors and traders.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Technical Trading Systems, Part 1: Trading System Overview

    First in a new series on how to set up your own trading system.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    An Overview of Stock Investor Pro

    This month’s video is Wayne Thorp’s presentation from the 2013 AAII Investor Conference.

    January 2014 | Stock-investor-pro

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    Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air

    Bluetooth keyboard that also protects the screen of your iPad Air.

    December 2013 | Computerized-investing

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    HP ProOne 600 All-in-One PC

    All-in-one Windows PC for enterprise and consumer use.

    December 2013 | Computerized-investing

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    Roolen BREATH Ultrasonic Humidifier

    Ultrasonic humidifier automatically adjusts to the humidity level to save water and energy.

    December 2013 | Computerized-investing

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    Digital Treasures ChargeIt! Universal Power Bank

    Mobile power source with three widely used connectors built in.

    November 2013 | Computerized-investing