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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


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.!


Mar 28, 2022

Very useful introductury course into both python and statistic analysis wich allows you to create a simple trading strategy. It serves as a great first step but there is a long way to go still.

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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 Usama F

Nov 12, 2022

I had a great experience during this course.

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 Gustavo M

Sep 10, 2021

Great course. I learned a few new concepts.

By jaspal c

Apr 15, 2021

Very well explained and usefull notebooks!


May 8, 2020

Good course if you're interested in python

By Mahmoud E B

Dec 5, 2022

It was a very nice course, I learned alot

By Albert R

Jan 17, 2022

Provides solid background to fundamentals


Oct 5, 2020

I have learned many useful things tactics

By Gabriel G

Jan 8, 2020

Very nice and practical course. Loved it.

By Shane D B

Aug 2, 2022

very challenging course and interesting.

By Shovan k

Apr 3, 2022

very good experience

Learn python easyly

By Sajid S

Oct 5, 2021

I highly recommend it to the beginners.

By Lorenzo C

Jun 26, 2021

Very well explained, also for beginners.

By K N

Sep 23, 2021

thank you so much for this great course

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 Hemant T

Mar 15, 2023

Good Risk Model and Financial analysis