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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 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.

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By Lewis H

Jul 19, 2020

Really great resource for learning how Python can be applied in the financial world!!!


May 26, 2020

Good course for a python programmer to get up and running with financial data analysis


Aug 31, 2020

Very nice course, helped me a lot find the materials i need to understand statistics.

By Daniel F N R

Jul 17, 2020

El curso es bastante interesante y cuenta con una metodología de enseñanza muy buena.

By Aggelos P

Apr 22, 2020

Great course for someone who wants to learn basics on the topic. Really useful stuff.

By Papo K

Nov 16, 2020

This course really helps me to understand how essential python is in data analysis.

By Eduardo C S

Sep 16, 2020

It was awesome all the information I learnt about how applied Statistics to Finance

By Juan D C S

Jun 30, 2020

Is a great introductory course about the statistics behind the financial analysis.

By Shlok P

Jan 7, 2020

Nice course for a novice to gain some techincalities which can be used on trading.

By Víctor M C D

Dec 23, 2019

Muy buen curso para introducirse en la programación aplicada en finanzas en Python

By 江兰昕

Oct 5, 2019

Very clearly taught. Thank you for offering me such a good beginning for Python.

By Rajesh M

Jul 14, 2020

Very useful course for the python program aspiratnts related to Finance stream.

By Mullai M

Jun 1, 2020

One of the best course for a beginner to learn Financial Analysis using Python.

By Duc N V

Mar 31, 2019

Thank you very much for this useful course. I hope to join many course from you

By Priyanshu S

Aug 10, 2020

well structured and easy to follow. Very clear and descriptive lecture videos.

By Галина

Jun 24, 2020

Clearly and not boring. A good course to start a deeper dive into the subject.


Jan 1, 2021

Useful. Good to start if you have interested in both Finance and Programming.

By Percy L

Jul 26, 2020

I learned new concepts and practiced Python along with many Python libraries.

By Samuel G M M

Sep 22, 2019

Bastante didáctico, te recomendaría complementar con otros cursos de python.

By Verónica M

Dec 18, 2020

Muy buen curso, completo y muy bien explicado. Lo recomiendo completamente.


Sep 28, 2020

The course is great for anyone interested with some basic python knowledge.

By Yau T H

Jan 8, 2019

I great and easy-to-understand course to learn python for basic statistics!

By Samuel A

Jan 6, 2020

The course content is awesome. Jupyter Notebook files are super helpful...


Feb 24, 2019

Hard subject to grasp for a novice, but material and professor was superb!

By S S P B

Jul 29, 2020

very clear. covered all topics from basic statistics. highly recommended.