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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

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 Partha S

Dec 9, 2019

Good Course for the Finance person who wants to know and use Python

By Ricardo A G O

Mar 23, 2021

Very good course, intermediate level, basic to every data analyst

By Till H

Jan 21, 2020

Excellent! Very complete course, I would definitely recommend it.

By C D A

Feb 1, 2021

Este é um dos melhores cursos que eu já fiz. Obrigado Coursera.

By 麗容

Dec 20, 2020

learn lots of knowledge about python and statistic! thanks!!!

By Maiyu Z

Jul 25, 2020

You can learn a lots of practical knowledge from this course.

By Paolo G

Nov 17, 2019

Very useful overview of dataframe analysis and visualization!

By Serge B

Mar 18, 2021

Great course of statistics, Finance and Python programming!

By Oscar N T M

Dec 18, 2020

Muy buen curso, bien explicado, completo y directo al punto

By Lara L

Apr 22, 2020

Great set of materials and practical examples! Very useful!

By Divyarth S

Aug 13, 2020

Very nice and informative course!! Precise & to the point

By N B g

Aug 11, 2019

Try to incorporate some coding exams during the course.

By Souvik D

Jul 8, 2020

very good course for learning the financial analysis.


Sep 12, 2020

Very Good course for Financial analysis using Python

By Pham V B

Jul 24, 2020

Thank you! this course is very practical and useful!


Feb 24, 2020

This course is very interesting. It helped me a lot

By Puran Z

Feb 14, 2020

Excellent guide for freshman to financial analysis.

By Khamrazhan U

Nov 9, 2019

I liked it, simple and nicely explained. Practical

By Franz K

Aug 13, 2019

More python courses with finance topics, love it!

By Nicholas T

Jan 20, 2021

Very easy to follow, learnt a lot of new skills!

By Gaurav R K

Jul 6, 2020

Good course help me in learning skills of python

By Luis E S G

May 1, 2020

Excellent. Very important for financial analysis

By Im_miraJ

Sep 2, 2020

Its good for career development in stock market

By Sonal C

Sep 15, 2020

It was an amazing learning Financial Analysis.

By Bárbara J

Jun 20, 2020

Lo encontré completo y evaluaciones muy amenas