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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.

Articles by this Author

  1. CI in the Journal »

    Interpreting the Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe ratio measures the extent to which investors are compensated for taking on additional risk.

    May 2013 | Journal

  2. Computerized-investing »

    Cloud-Based File Synchronization Services

    An in-depth look at the major cloud services that synchronize your files for access on any of your computers or devices.

    May 2013 | Computerized-investing

  3. Computerized-investing »

    mophie juice pack for Samsung Galaxy S III

    Battery case for Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone.

    April 2013 | Computerized-investing

  4. Computerized-investing »

    HP Spectre XT Pro

    Next-generation Windows Ultrabook with Beats Audio.

    April 2013 | Computerized-investing

  5. Computerized-investing »

    Keyboard Case Showdown: ClamCase Pro and ZAGGkeys PROfolio+

    A head-to-head comparison of two keyboard cases for the iPad 2, 3 and 4.

    April 2013 | Computerized-investing

  6. Computerized-investing »

    Tips for Thwarting Hackers

    How to devise strong passwords.

    April 2013 | Computerized-investing

  7. Computerized-investing »

    Bond Duration & Convexity

    Part three of our series on bond calculations takes maturity into account when measuring price sensitivity.

    April 2013 | Computerized-investing

  8. Computerized-investing »

    A CAN SLIM Screen With No Float but Plenty of Lift

    Tweaking the CAN SLIM screen criteria to allow more stocks to pass, while preserving its potential for success.

    April 2013 | Computerized-investing

  9. Computerized-investing »

    Hailo: The Taxi App for iOS and Android

    The Hailo taxi app allows you to hail and pay for a cab using your smartphone or tablet.

    March 2013 | Computerized-investing

  10. Computerized-investing »

    iWalk Amour Earphone with Mic and Multi-Function Remote Control

    Earphone headset with remote microphone and multi-function remote for smart devices.

    March 2013 | Computerized-investing

  11. Computerized-investing »

    ZAGGkeys PROplus Keyboard for iPad 2, 3 and 4

    Detachable, backlit Bluetooth keyboard for the iPad.

    March 2013 | Computerized-investing

  12. Computerized-investing »

    Eton FRX3 Safety Radio

    Multi-powered, multi-function, device-charging, weather alert radio and flashlight.

    March 2013 | Computerized-investing

  13. Computerized-investing »

    Swissvoice ePure Mobile Bluetooth Station (BH01u)

    A Bluetooth handset and speakers for making calls and listening to audio.

    February 2013 | Computerized-investing

  14. Computerized-investing »

    Plantronics BackBeat GO

    Featherweight Bluetooth stereo headset for taking calls and listening to audio.

    February 2013 | Computerized-investing

  15. Computerized-investing »

    iBattz Mojo Hi5 Power Bank Case for iPhone 5

    A snap-on battery case for iPhone 5.

    February 2013 | Computerized-investing