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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

Biography:
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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    Lenovo Flex 14 Laptop

    Dual-mode, “convertible” Windows 8 notebook with touch screen.

    April 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Technical Trading Systems, Part 2: Designing the Framework

    The second installment in the series on how to set up your own technical trading system discusses the characteristics of successful systems and initial decisions when structuring a system.

    April 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Protecting Yourself From Heartbleed

    In the aftermath of the Heartbleed bug, there are several steps you can, and should, take to protect yourself online.

    April 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Electronic-Only Service Launches in March

    Computerized Investing is being re-launched as a monthly electronic service with a new design, new content and new features.

    March 2014 | Journal

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    Snow Lizard SLXtreme 5 for iPhone 5/5S

    Waterproof, solar-powered battery case for iPhone 5/5S.

    March 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Stochastic Oscillator

    The stochastic oscillator is a momentum indicator useful for identifying potential price reversals. Like all oscillators, the stochastic oscillator is best suited for trading ranges or prolonged trends where prices periodically deviate from the prevailing trend.

    March 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Welcome to the New CI

    We embark on a new path for this publication, and for AAII as a whole, with an entirely electronic service that embodies all that CI has stood for over the last 30-plus years.

    March 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Satechi Wireless Multifunction Mini Router

    Mini router features five different modes for wireless networking.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Pocket for iOS and Android

    The Pocket app lets you save articles, videos and more from the Web for later enjoyment.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    AT&T 3G MicroCell

    Boost your cell reception in your home.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    ZAGGkeys Folio With Backlit Keyboard for iPad Air

    Bluetooth keyboard case for iPad Air with backlit keyboard.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Big Changes Ahead for CI

    Since its inception in 1982, Computerized Investing has been at the forefront in the trends of computing and investment-related software, websites and apps. Reflecting on the changes taking place in the marketplace today, the time has come again for more changes; albeit, this time with a bit of melancholy.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Technical Analysis & Charting Programs

    The top technical analysis and charting software packages geared toward mainstream short-term investors and traders.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Technical Trading Systems, Part 1: Trading System Overview

    First in a new series on how to set up your own trading system.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    An Overview of Stock Investor Pro

    This month’s video is Wayne Thorp’s presentation from the 2013 AAII Investor Conference.

    January 2014 | Stock-investor-pro