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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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    AOC E2460Sd LED Backlit Monitor

    Energy-efficient, 24-inch wide-screen display for home or office.

    June 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Lenovo Miix 2 8-inch Tablet

    Windows 8 touch-screen tablet with 8-inch display.

    June 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    New Beginnings

    Computerized Investing loses a staff member, gains a new one and takes over AAII’s Best of the Web Guide.

    June 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Windows XP: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

    It’s time to put your Windows XP system out to pasture and slam the door on would-be cyber-attacks to the now unsupported operating system.

    May 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Mobile Power Banks: mophie powerstation XL & New Trent PowerPak Ultra

    Comparison of two high-capacity mobile power banks.

    May 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Contour Design RollerMouse Red

    Unique Ergonomic “mouse” offers excellent precision and control.

    May 2014 | Computerized-investing

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    Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word for iPad

    Microsoft productivity apps optimized for the iPad.

    April 2014 | Computerized-investing

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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