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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Python and Statistics for Financial Analysis by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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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


Apr 13, 2021

Un curso con una perceptiva muy refrescante en cuanto a los conceptos técnico-estadísticos y sumamente prácticos. e incluso baratos, de implementar dentro del mundo de la inversión. Muy buen trabajo.


Aug 3, 2019

Great course! Very didatic explanations about financial and statistical concepts also with some interesting practical Python for Finance! Looking forward for new courses from same Univ. and prof.!

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By GuoFu

Jan 26, 2020

A very useful course for python and statics financial analysis!

By Adefola A

May 27, 2022

Key for strong financial analysis of stock data.



May 28, 2020

HI, This course is amazing but i need more practice in it.


Jan 17, 2021

It will be better, if we can have pdf or powerpoint file.

By Edoardo R

Feb 6, 2019

Good as an introductory course, does not go more in depth

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 Neel R M

Nov 15, 2021

Few more examples can help to understand more.

By henryjiang

Jun 22, 2020



Oct 17, 2020

Excellent course. An great master Xuhu Wan!!

By Mahesh k B

Jul 29, 2022

Understanding the overview of statistics .

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 sashan u

Apr 5, 2022

Great course! Easy to learn and follow!

By Amarjeet K R

Jan 3, 2022

Thank You Sir , Certificate Pdf Sens me

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.


Dec 11, 2020