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About the Course

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. After completing this course, you should be able to understand time series data, create forecasts, and determine the efficacy of the estimates. Also, you will be able to create a portfolio of assets using actual stock price data while optimizing risk and reward. Understanding financial data is an important skill as an analyst, manager, or consultant....

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By Suman D

Sep 08, 2019

Great Course and excellent explanation by professor

By Lianghao C

Dec 25, 2019

Useful knowledge and many skills of R code

By Jay K

Oct 01, 2019

i love this course, learned a lot

By hailing x

Oct 14, 2019

Good intro class

By Elif C

Oct 13, 2019

Great course!

By Pham C K

Oct 08, 2019

The course went too fast, even for someone who has a master in signal processing. Assignments and quizzes were designed to trick students, there were typos here and there in quizzes, too, which costed students a lot of time.