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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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    Buy-and-Hold Versus Market Timing

    A look at Theodore Wong’s research into building a moving average crossover system and testing it against a buy-and-hold approach.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    The Top Web-Based Stock Screening Services

    What to look for in online services that help filter through a database of stocks to identify potential opportunities.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

  3. CI in the Journal »

    CBOE's Volatility Index (VIX)

    An explanation of the so-called “fear gauge” and how it has fared in recent years.

    July 2010 | Journal

  4. Computerized-investing »

    Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t Netbook Tablet

    Windows 7 mini laptop that converts into a tablet netbook with a touch-sensitive screen.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Powermat 2X Wireless Charging Mat

    Wireless charging station that supports a number of mobile electronic devices.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Excel Plug-ins

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera

    The camcorder offers an impressive array of features at a budget-friendly price.

    July 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Computerized-investing »

    Screening on Jim Slater's Zulu Principle

    In the 15-plus years I have been reading investing texts—especially related to stock screening—I have found the subject to be decidedly centered in the U.S. Therefore, when I ran across a book written on the other side of the pond in England, I jumped at the chance to see what it had to say.

    June 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Klipsch Image S4i In-Ear Headset With Mic and 3-Button Remote Headphones

    The first third-party headset offering full control of iPhone, iPod touch, and iPod music and video content.

    June 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Jabra CRUISER Bluetooth Speakerphone

    Previously, I reviewed the Jabra Stone Bluetooth Headset. Personally, I am not a fan of wireless headsets for talking on my cell phone, although I was impressed with the capabilities of the Stone...

    June 2010 | Computerized-investing

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    Logitech Speaker Lapdesk N700

    Padded laptop desk with built-in stereo speakers and cooling fan.

    May 2010 | Computerized-investing

  12. Stock Screens »

    Graham's Last Will & Testament

    Benjamin Graham and James Rea's three-criterion system for identifying potential investment candidates is translated into a screen.

    May 2010 | Journal

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    Screening on Jim Slater's Zulu Principle

    A look at a stock-picking approach founded on the premise that individual investors can be successful by focusing their analysis on a narrow area.

    May 2010 | Computerized-investing

  14. CI in the Journal »

    Top Charting Web Sites

    Discover two of the best technical analysis and charting Web sites in this new column.

    April 2010 | Journal

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    Making the Most of Your Subscription

    A valuable benefit of subscribing to Computerized Investing is the CI E-Newsletter. This monthly e-mail has recently been redesigned to offer you more, including an interactive Discussion of the Month.

    April 2010 | Computerized-investing