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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 John R

Jan 31, 2020

I have learned how to use use python to build and validate leaner model,

By Andrew B

Jun 28, 2020

Great class, and useful material that has engaging Jupytr interactions!

By John B G L

Sep 16, 2020

Enriquecedor y muy completo. El profesor explica súper bien los temas.

By Xinyu L

Sep 21, 2019

First coursera course, definitely a great preparation for deeper study

By Jing H

Apr 16, 2019

Clear instruction and very useful python code for applied case study.

By Luu G H V

Aug 13, 2020

Basic and great course with practical learning. 10 out of 10 for me.

By Mir A

Jun 16, 2020

I learned a lot related to regression models and taking predictions.

By Aditya T

Jun 6, 2020

One of the best courses, teaching about the applications of python.

By Partha S

Dec 9, 2019

Good Course for the Finance person who wants to know and use Python

By Till H

Jan 21, 2020

Excellent! Very complete course, I would definitely recommend it.

By C D A

Aug 8, 2020

Este é um dos melhores cursos que eu já fiz. Obrigado Coursera.

By 麗容

Dec 20, 2020

learn lots of knowledge about python and statistic! thanks!!!

By Maiyu Z

Jul 25, 2020

You can learn a lots of practical knowledge from this course.

By Paolo G

Nov 17, 2019

Very useful overview of dataframe analysis and visualization!

By Oscar N T M

Dec 18, 2020

Muy buen curso, bien explicado, completo y directo al punto

By Lara L

Apr 22, 2020

Great set of materials and practical examples! Very useful!

By Divyarth S

Aug 13, 2020

Very nice and informative course!! Precise & to the point

By N B g

Aug 11, 2019

Try to incorporate some coding exams during the course.

By Souvik D

Jul 8, 2020

very good course for learning the financial analysis.


Sep 12, 2020

Very Good course for Financial analysis using Python

By Pham V B

Jul 24, 2020

Thank you! this course is very practical and useful!


Feb 24, 2020

This course is very interesting. It helped me a lot

By Puran Z

Feb 14, 2020

Excellent guide for freshman to financial analysis.

By Khamrazhan U

Nov 9, 2019

I liked it, simple and nicely explained. Practical

By Franz K

Aug 12, 2019

More python courses with finance topics, love it!