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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 胡祯崧

Aug 13, 2020

As a beginner of the finance trading strategy, I found this course is very suitable for me.

By Olusegun E A

Jul 19, 2020

This course is top-notch and I like the way in which the lectures are structured.

Thank you.

By Dimitrios G K

Feb 22, 2021

Few words but to the point, I really enjoyed this. Congratulation to instructor Xuhu Wan.

By Ramiro J B

Apr 3, 2020

Great course with great statistical fundaments. It is great to practice finance analysis.


Sep 11, 2021

It is very useful for use of Python and Statistical concepts in making predictive models

By Souravi D

Mar 10, 2021

thank you sir... it's my pleasure to me to gets this opportunity. thank you once again.

By Wuilson A E R

Aug 25, 2020

This is a good course, i liked much and would like profund deepen into these topics


Jul 6, 2020

very good way of presenting the the topic so that student can gain most from the course.

By Ruyun Z

Apr 29, 2020

This course is very practical and useful. The notes of Professor Wan are very detailed.

By Kay S

Apr 4, 2020

Quick access to python syntax. Basics in statistic and finance implemented. good course

By Lewis H

Jul 19, 2020

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

By Bonuh C

May 26, 2020

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

By Kevin A

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.


Aug 4, 2021

Very useful skills, but need to put in efforts in searching statistic fundamentals.

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


May 18, 2021

It was delightful to learn with Coursera, explains in detail vie to advance skill.

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.


Oct 14, 2022

Thank you so much, I've leanr new skills and knowledges and this is an engache

By Rajesh M

Jul 14, 2020

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