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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

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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    Apple iPod touch (2011)

    Several weeks ago, I reviewed the new Apple iPod nano, which had been updated for 2011. Around that time, Apple released a “new” iPod touch, which, like the nano, saw changes to the user experience but not to the physical device. I was given a new iPod touch to review after having used a second-generation touch for a few years. My experience confirms that the iPod touch is the best portable media player I have ever used.

    December 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    ZAGGfolio for iPad 2 Keyboard Case

    All-in-one multi-function keyboard and case for Apple iPad 2.

    December 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Maxell AirStash

    Wireless file sharing and media streaming for mobile devices.

    December 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    AluPen + AluCube

    Chunky, pencil-shaped stylus for iPad, iPhone or iPod touch and upright stylus stand.

    November 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    iPod nano—6th Generation; Version 1.2 Software

    Apple has redesigned the user interface, improved built-in fitness features and lowered the price on its mid-range media player.

    November 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage

    Update to my review of October 8, 2011, addressing the dropped connection issue. Mobile wireless storage that allows you to take your media library with you and wirelessly stream music, videos, photos and documents to your iPad, Android tablet or smartphone.

    November 2011 | Computerized-investing

  7. CI in the Journal »

    Top Financial Apps

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

    November 2011 | Journal

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    Roku 2 XS Streaming Player

    Internet TV platform streaming nearly 300 channels of video and audio entertainment and games.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Etymotic mc3 Headset + Earphones

    Noise-isolating headset + earphones with iPod, iPhone and iPad control functionality.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Kensington KeyFolio Pro Performance Keyboard Case for iPad 2

    Bluetooth keyboard and case for iPad 2.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage

    Mobile wireless storage that allows you to take your media library with you and wirelessly stream music, videos, photos and documents to your iPad, Android tablet or smartphone.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Livescribe Echo Smartpen

    Capture handwritten notes and audio with this digital document management system.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Building AAII Stock Screens

    How the spirit of a stock-picking approach is reflected in the screen that AAII constructs and tracks.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Screening With the Big, Safe Dividend Formula: The Advanced BSD Approach

    Recreating Charles Carlson’s advanced approach for seeking stocks with a safe and growing dividend and growth potential.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Mean Variance Optimization: Multi-Asset Portfolio

    Using the Solver function in Excel to test scenarios that minimize risk or maximize return in a multi-asset portfolio.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing