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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

LH

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.

GZ

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 Antariksh A

Aug 30, 2019

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

By Yingjiao X

Jan 23, 2021

Be sure that you have strong foundation for Statistics before starting to learn this course.

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 Nithyapriya S

Feb 17, 2022

Could have more lessons in week 3 and 4 as the Python programming is not explained much.

By Deleted A

Apr 17, 2021

4 stars because of the price. The rest was really useful and quality content.Congrats!

By Ali S

Jul 21, 2019

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

By Thi T H N

Nov 14, 2020

great course for someone who already has basic knowledge on statistic or econometric

By BOLLU R

Aug 10, 2021

This course require prior knowledge of mathematical models and ststistical models

By Andy M

Apr 6, 2020

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

By Zahra K

May 17, 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.

By William M

Dec 21, 2020

Great content but several misspellings (even some answers) and unclear english

By Pedro A M R

Jun 11, 2020

Good course!

It could be better if it goes deeper into the financial concepts.

By Nik O

Feb 13, 2022

A​ bit slow at times, though I might be biased as I had learned Python prior.

By Varun R

Mar 29, 2020

A tad bit more explanation per topic would make this course really enjoyable.

By An T H B

Jul 17, 2021

You should have a basic knowledge about statistic for understanding the code

By Emiliano Z

May 18, 2020

Good introduction to Python. Previous basic statistics knowledge required.

By Moiz S

May 21, 2020

Excellent course for students who are interested in stocks and statistics

By Shu Y

Sep 19, 2019

some of the concepts and their meaning should be explained more detailed.

By Andrea B

Aug 2, 2019

A good course to start learning Python with a focus on trading strategies

By Lihe L

Feb 6, 2020

Clear and good for people without statistics and programming background.

By M R M

Sep 22, 2019

Great course. Probably one of the simplest and easiest to understand.