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About the Course

Course Overview: Python is now becoming the number 1 programming language for data science. Due to python’s simplicity and high readability, it is gaining its importance in the financial industry. The course combines both python coding and statistical concepts and applies into analyzing financial data, such as stock data. By the end of the course, you can achieve the following using python: - Import, pre-process, save and visualize financial data into pandas Dataframe - Manipulate the existing financial data by generating new variables using multiple columns - Recall and apply the important statistical concepts (random variable, frequency, distribution, population and sample, confidence interval, linear regression, etc. ) into financial contexts - Build a trading model using multiple linear regression model - Evaluate the performance of the trading model using different investment indicators Jupyter Notebook environment is configured in the course platform for practicing python coding without installing any client applications....

Top reviews

Mar 23, 2020

A very good introduction course to python programming and it has a perfect combination with statistics, which makes financial analysis more interesting and refresh my mind on it, thanks.

Mar 25, 2020

Very clear explaining of the significant aspects when structuring a financial analysis, applicable in many forms of data if you don't want to make predictions only for the stock market.

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By Le D H T

Jan 1, 2021

pretty good. But the voice of guilder is hard to listen.

By Hamidreza s

Jun 4, 2020

Course was useful but English level was not very good

By Indranil R

Dec 22, 2020

Too fast-paced. Need more explanation on each topic.

By Edward

Jun 5, 2020

A little short and sparse on the financial analysis.

By Krit K S

Oct 2, 2019

A great introductory course to Python and Statistics

By Spoorthi D

May 12, 2020

The course was very informative and knwoledgeable.

By henryjiang

Jun 22, 2020



Oct 17, 2020

Excellent course. An great master Xuhu Wan!!

By Vivek T

Jan 26, 2021

very good for basic understanding of python

By vipul b

Jun 26, 2020

Great Practical Learning,less theoritical

By Shashwat P

May 3, 2020

Lectures can be a bit more descriptive.

By Agostino M

Apr 16, 2021

Good course, combined with statistics.

By allah b c s

May 17, 2020

Thank you very much for the course.

By Tianxiang H

Oct 26, 2020

very friendly to python beginners.

By Amna K

Jul 17, 2020

Overall good, efficient and quick.


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By Emmanuel C C

Mar 27, 2021

I like, it mostly that i think

By Vishal R K

Aug 16, 2020

Should have been more brief!!!

By Anisha .

Nov 28, 2020

Very good and useful for me

By Ali I

Oct 24, 2020

sound knowledge gained

By Luis O

Oct 15, 2020

It is a good course

By Debaditya D

Jun 1, 2020

The course is good.

By Ahmad M

Jan 31, 2019

i have learned alot

By Pablo I M B

Aug 23, 2020

Fundamental level

By Preeti B

Jun 23, 2020

great course