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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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    PC Buyer’s Guide 2014

    Which computer system is best for performing investing-related tasks such as analysis, research and tracking? Our annual update can help you decide what you need.

    November 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Key PC Components 2014

    Knowing what each component of your computer system does, and its impact on overall performance, aids in choosing the best system for your budget.

    November 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Apple iPhone 6

    Redesigned iPhone with larger display and new operating system.

    October 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Motif Investing App for iOS

    Idea-based investing from your mobile device.

    October 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Putting Market Volatility in Context

    When panicked voices get shriller, it is important to view market movement with a longer-term lens.

    October 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Winegard FlatWave Indoor HDTV Antenna (non-amped)

    Dual-band HDTV indoor antenna captures over-the-air broadcast signals up to 35 miles.

    September 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Satechi Flexible LED Desk Lamp

    LED desk lamp with adjustable brightness, adjustable neck and USB charge port.

    September 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    McClellan Summation Index

    A running total of the McClellan Oscillator values, the McClellan Summation Index is a market breadth indicator used for medium- and long-term trading.

    September 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Withings Pulse O2 Activity Tracker

    Activity tracker monitors your steps, distance and calories burned as well as heart rate, blood oxygen level and sleep cycle.

    September 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    The Rise of the Wearables

    The eyes of the tech world were focused on Cupertino on September 9, as Apple unveiled its latest collection of gadgetry.

    September 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds

    Water-resistant Bluetooth sports headphones.

    August 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Calculating a Firm’s Cash Burn Rate

    The rate of cash consumption for a young technology firm can reveal whether it is self-sustaining or if there is a need for additional future financing.

    August 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Online Data Breaches: Bigger, Faster & Costlier

    In the aftermath of arguably the largest online data breach ever, new data shows consumers underestimate the likelihood and impact of having their personal information compromised.

    August 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Sennheiser Presence Bluetooth Headset

    Hands-free headset with Bluetooth 4.0 technology offering longer battery life and range.

    July 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Social Media and “Pump and Dump” in the 21st Century

    While it is hard to argue with how much technology has made investing easier, there are always two sides to every coin.

    July 2014 | Computerized-investing