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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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    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

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    Screening for Tomorrow’s Stock Market Winners

    Potential future winning stocks have nine characteristics, according to Marc Reinganum. This strategy finds such stocks.

    October 2011 | Journal

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    PC Buyer’s Guide 2011

    The relevant factors to consider when buying a new PC to help you in the computerized investment and tracking process, including such tasks as portfolio management and tracking, stock and mutual fund screening, and technical analysis and charting.

    October 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1” Wi-Fi Tablet

    Android tablet that is giving the iPad 2 a run for its money.

    September 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Innoband HomePlug AV Wireless N Starter Kit

    Extend your home networking and wireless coverage through your existing power lines.

    September 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    JVC Everio GZ-HM860 HD Camcorder

    Full HD camcorder that also takes 11-megapixel photos.

    September 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    BearExtender PC Wi-Fi USB Receiver

    Wi-Fi USB receiver that extends the range of USB and built-in Wi-Fi products.

    September 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    soundmatters foxL v2.2 Bluetooth Speaker

    Portable speaker offering a wireless Bluetooth connection.

    August 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Eye-Fi Pro X2 Wireless Memory Card

    Memory card with Wi-Fi access for instant photo and video uploading.

    August 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Magellan eXplorist 610 GPS Receiver

    Back in April I reviewed the Magellan Roadmate 9055 GPS navigation system. With its large display and short battery life, the Roadmate 9055 isn’t designed for excursions outside of the car. For those looking for true portable GPS capabilities designed for outdoor enthusiasts, Magellan has its eXplorist family of dedicated outdoor GPS receivers. The company recently gave me one of their 610 models to review. The 610 is at the higher end of the eXplorist product line, sporting a three-inch color touch screen, 3.2-megapixel camera, three-axis electronic compass and barometric altimeter. Furthermore, the 610 comes preloaded with topographical maps and supports geo-caching.

    August 2011 | Computerized-investing

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    Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Convertible Tablet

    In this column I have reviewed a couple of convertible tablet PCs—basically, lightweight laptops with screens that swivel around to convert into a tablet. My past experience hasn’t been overly positive: The computers are usually woefully underpowered, and having used an iPad for a few years, the tablet usually does not live up to what I have come to expect. So it was with some trepidation that I decided to take a look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X220 tablet. Using the review model that was loaned to me for the last couple of months has restored my faith that you can have a workhorse PC and tablet in one package.

    August 2011 | Computerized-investing