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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: https://youtu.be/JgFV5qzAYno 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

EJ

Aug 04, 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.!

LH

Mar 24, 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.

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By Rajeev K

Jun 10, 2020

It would have been great if getting certificate of this course is based on passing "PROGRAMMING ASSESSMENT" for each module.

By helio h

Aug 11, 2020

This course is very good, but the level of difficulty of the questionnaires is very easy, which does not match the class

By Pedro

Jul 18, 2020

This course is practical and very useful. It is recommendable to have previous knowledge about python and statistics.

By kaustubh m

Apr 23, 2020

The Course gives a basic idea of how statistical distributions can be employed through python for financial markets.

By Yash C

Jan 02, 2020

Great course, the python could be explained a bit better though, have to keep googling various forms of syntax used!

By YOGESHREE M T

Jul 11, 2020

This course was too enjoyable and I have gained much more knowledge of python and statistics for financial analysis

By Quinten v d B

Apr 12, 2020

Maybe introduce more writing of Python by the course participant instead of running the already preprogrammed code.

By Teren D

Jul 12, 2019

This is a good start to introducing python in a stock market context. Hopefully there can be a continuation of it.

By JUSTIN J

Jun 08, 2020

Good course to learnig using python for Finance. Basic knowledge of Statistics and Finance concepts is expected.

By Don N

May 01, 2020

Week 1 - 3 is relying on your understand about Stat. Week 4 is to knowledge how to apply on model.

Good to learn.

By Mayurika B

May 06, 2020

Its a decent course to get acquainted with financial know-how through statistics and programming techniques.

By GyCy

Jun 14, 2020

basic finance analysis, Prof is clear in most of the topics and some SyntaxError in the course need update

By Laxmi R

Jul 11, 2020

The last few modules could have been better explained as it was too compact with concepts for a beginner.

By David M

Aug 01, 2020

Basic statistical analysis, basic application Python, and useful application in the financial analysis.

By Xin W

May 25, 2020

A great combination offinance and python and statistics! It gave me a lot of opportunities to learn!!

By José T T

Apr 14, 2020

Great course to acquire some basic but important knowledge related to Python and Finance Analysis.

By Antariksh A

Aug 30, 2019

The course will introduce all the basic concepts very nicely and is really good for beginners

By King W L

Apr 12, 2020

Good material and learning experience. Need to work hard to make it practical for daily use.

By Rutvik D

May 29, 2020

I was expecting the course to be about trading but other than that, everything was concise.

By Rodrigo S F

May 16, 2020

I think that the course is good, but I missed more practice using python from a blank page.

By Sudeep K

Aug 11, 2019

Loved the way it was structured. would've liked more if we had more python coding exercises

By Ali S

Jul 21, 2019

very interested but the exercice are little easy and does not help to look for at home

By Andy M

Apr 06, 2020

Lots of information to incorporate, some time I felt lost. But the effort worth.

By Zahra K

May 18, 2020

It is very promising and a good start for financial analysis base on statistics

By Jingyi Z

May 12, 2020

python part is very practical but statistics are quite difficult to understand.