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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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  1. Computerized-investing »

    Motorola Talkabout MS350R Two-Way Radios

    Rugged, waterproof two-way radio with 35-mile range.

    January 2013 | Computerized-investing

  2. Computerized-investing »

    Twitter for iOS

    The official iOS app from the popular social media service for sending tweets and monitoring your tweeps.

    January 2013 | Computerized-investing

  3. Computerized-investing »

    Phiaton PS 210 BTNC Wireless Bluetooth 3.0 & Noise Cancelling Earphones with Microphone

    Wireless “half in-ear” noise cancelling headphones for audio and hands-free calling.

    January 2013 | Computerized-investing

  4. Computerized-investing »

    Looking Back, Looking Ahead

    A review of the trends of 2012 and what might be in 2013.

    January 2013 | Computerized-investing

  5. Computerized-investing »

    The Top Technical Analysis & Charting Websites

    Comparing the best online technical tools for their charting options, technical indicators and educational resources.

    January 2013 | Computerized-investing

  6. Computerized-investing »

    Bond Prices, Returns and Volatility

    Part Two of our series on bond calculations focuses on Excel functions for measuring value and comparing bonds.

    January 2013 | Computerized-investing

  7. Stock Screens »

    2012 Year-End Screens Review: Investors Caught in Political Cliffhanger

    More than 50 of the 64 screens tracked on AAII.com posted positive returns last year, led by the value-oriented Piotroski: High F-Score screen.

    January 2013 | Journal

  8. Computerized-investing »

    Qlocktwo Classic & Qlocktwo Touch

    An analog wall and desk clock that puts time in words.

    December 2012 | Computerized-investing

  9. Computerized-investing »

    LG TONE+ Bluetooth Headset (HBS730)

    A wireless stereo headset with enhanced audio and noise reduction.

    December 2012 | Computerized-investing

  10. Computerized-investing »

    Genius Traveler 9010LS Wireless Laser Mouse

    The Genius Traveler 9010LS Wireless Laser Mouse works on virtually any surface and uses AA or AAA batteries.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

  11. Computerized-investing »

    Golla SLR Camera Bag M Don

    A padded shoulder bag for your digital camera, tablet and accessories.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

  12. Computerized-investing »

    AViiQ Portable Charging Station with Cable Rack System Nylon Series

    Organize your cables and charge multiple devices simultaneously.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

  13. CI in the Journal »

    The Top Financial Apps

    These are some of the best financial apps for iOS and Android devices currently.

    November 2012 | Journal

  14. Computerized-investing »

    PC Buyer's Guide 2012

    Our goal with this guide is to focus your attention on the key factors that are most relevant when buying a new computer to aid in the computerized investment and analysis process.

    November 2012 | Computerized-investing

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    Samsung DV300F

    A digital point-and-shoot camera with a front-facing LCD and Wi-Fi integration.

    October 2012 | Computerized-investing