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

Apple iPhone 6

October 18, 2014

Redesigned iPhone with larger display and new operating system.

Motif Investing App for iOS

October 18, 2014

Idea-based investing from your mobile device.

Putting Market Volatility in Context

October 18, 2014

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

Winegard FlatWave Indoor HDTV Antenna (non-amped)

September 19, 2014

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

Satechi Flexible LED Desk Lamp

September 19, 2014

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

The Rise of the Wearables

September 20, 2014

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

Withings Pulse O2 Activity Tracker

September 20, 2014

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

McClellan Summation Index

September 20, 2014

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

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.