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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 Bárbara J

Jun 20, 2020

Lo encontré completo y evaluaciones muy amenas

By Israel O O

Jun 4, 2020

Excelent material, and very good explanations

By Maria C D R

May 28, 2020

The teacher is very clear and go to the point

By Muhammad A

Mar 30, 2020

Thanks for teaching in easy and simple words.

By Miguel A H I

Mar 5, 2021

Thank you for the course. I did learn a lot.

By Arun J

Nov 2, 2020

The Best !!! Short ,Crisp and Practical !!!!

By Preeti R

May 13, 2020

Thank you Prof. Xuhu Wan for a great course!


Mar 9, 2020

Nice teach and I am very happy ..this course

By jaspal c

Apr 15, 2021

Very well explained and usefull notebooks!


May 8, 2020

Good course if you're interested in python


Oct 5, 2020

I have learned many useful things tactics

By Gabriel G

Jan 8, 2020

Very nice and practical course. Loved it.

By Ankur K

Apr 16, 2021

This course is really nice for beginner

By Gregg D H

Aug 8, 2020

Nice introduction to trading algorithms

By Evgeny M

Aug 26, 2019

Great class for quick dive into python!

By Rholan O A A

Jun 2, 2020

Muy buen curso, nada mal para iniciar.

By A G M A T

Aug 22, 2020

Course materials were really helpful.


May 8, 2019

well illustrated and practical skills

By Mario G

Jul 14, 2020

Great course with practical material

By Xumin H

Aug 10, 2020


By Adrian B W

Feb 19, 2019

Great course by a great instructor.

By Manan K

Jun 30, 2020

Very helpful course for my career

By lavish s

Jun 20, 2020

quite a good course for beginners

By Gaurav K M

Apr 11, 2020

Excellent and really Insightfull.

By Patrick R

Nov 5, 2020

Very interesting and enjoyed it.