This course introduces an overview of financial analytics. You will learn why, when, and how to apply financial analytics in real-world situations. You will explore techniques to analyze time series data and how to evaluate the risk-reward trade off expounded in modern portfolio theory. While most of the focus will be on the prices, returns, and risk of corporate stocks, the analytical techniques can be leverages in other domains. Finally, a short introduction to algorithmic trading concludes the course.
Applying Data Analytics in FinanceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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TOP REVIEWS FROM APPLYING DATA ANALYTICS IN FINANCE
Basics of R and other sub-topics need to be introduced before the topic is taken up in a video. Despite several ID verifications, I have not received the Course certificate till date.
It is a very nice course. Very useful for learning basics of Financial Analytics. Prof. Kim's sessions were very nice.
Covers basics of time series modeling techniques and applications in R. Doesn't go deep into statistics behind models
This is a good course for Financial professionals/students who look forward to take up a as Financial Analyst.
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