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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 »

    Dial-Up Users Are Ignored, But Still Exist

    Verizon may overlook AOL’s dial-up customers in its bid to buy the company, even though these subscribers make up almost a quarter of overall sales.

    May 2015 | Computerized-investing

  2. Computerized-investing »

    PhoneSuit Flex XT Pocket Charger for iPhone and iPod

    Highly portable charging solution for iOS devices comes with integrated Lightning connector.

    April 2015 | Computerized-investing

  3. Computerized-investing »

    Time Will Tell Whether Apple Watch Dominates

    It remains to be seen who will end up leader in the smartwatch arena and whether the device becomes as ubiquitous as the smartphone.

    April 2015 | Computerized-investing

  4. Computerized-investing »

    Bullish Percent Index

    How to read the signals of a multipurpose indicator based on point & figure charts to identify possible overbought and oversold conditions, as well as possible market tops and bottoms.

    March 2015 | Computerized-investing

  5. Computerized-investing »

    CI Changes: A Look Back and a Look Forward

    We mark the first anniversary of CI going digital with a review of new features that have been implemented and some that are in the works.

    March 2015 | Computerized-investing

  6. Computerized-investing »

    Online Privacy: Oxymoronic?

    In the wake of continued news of major cybercrimes, as well as reports of government “snooping,” the concept of online privacy is losing its meaning.

    February 2015 | Computerized-investing

  7. Computerized-investing »

    Satechi F3 Smart Monitor Stand

    Adjustable monitor stand doubles as a USB 3.0 hub.

    February 2015 | Computerized-investing

  8. Computerized-investing »

    Braven BRV-X Rugged Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

    Bluetooth speaker with an IPX7 waterproof rating and shockproof rubber exterior.

    February 2015 | Computerized-investing

  9. Features »

    AAII Stock Screens 2014 Review: Active Strategies Lag

    Though the Dow and the S&P 500 set record highs, mid-cap and small-cap stocks lagged, contributing to disappointing returns for active strategies.

    January 2015 | Journal

  10. Computerized-investing »

    Point & Figure Charting

    An overview of a unique charting technique that ignores the element of time to better highlight trends as well as support and resistance levels.

    January 2015 | Computerized-investing

  11. Computerized-investing »

    CES 2015: What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t ALWAYS Stay in Vegas

    Thoughts on this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show.

    January 2015 | Computerized-investing

  12. Computerized-investing »

    Net New Highs

    Tracking the cumulative net new highs can help you identify changes in momentum as possible market reversals.

    December 2014 | Computerized-investing

  13. Computerized-investing »

    Philips Brilliance LCD Monitor (241B4LPYCB)

    Wide-screen, 24-inch LED display with PowerSensor to save energy, built-in speakers and USB hub.

    December 2014 | Computerized-investing

  14. Computerized-investing »

    The Year in Review

    A look back at events both at Computerized Investing and the markets during 2014.

    December 2014 | Computerized-investing

  15. CI in the Journal »

    Best of the Web

    The Best of the Web is being transformed into a new six-segment series in Computerized Investing.

    November 2014 | Journal