Wayne A. Thorp, CFA


Vice President, Senior Financial Analyst, AAII

Wayne A. Thorp is a vice president at AAII and the editor of Computerized Investing, 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 AAII Journal on technical analysis as well as articles on stock screening and analysis. He also is 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.

You can follow him on Twitter: @WayneTAAII

Recent Articles by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

Calculating a Firm’s Cash Burn Rate

August 16, 2014

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.

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds

August 16, 2014

Water-resistant Bluetooth sports headphones.

Online Data Breaches: Bigger, Faster & Costlier

August 16, 2014

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.

Sennheiser Presence Bluetooth Headset

July 19, 2014

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

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

July 19, 2014

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

AOC E2460Sd LED Backlit Monitor

June 4, 2014

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

Lenovo Miix 2 8-inch Tablet

June 21, 2014

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

New Beginnings

June 21, 2014

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

Windows XP: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

May 17, 2014

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.

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

May 17, 2014

Comparison of two high-capacity mobile power banks.