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About the Course

The purpose of this course is to equip you with the knowledge required to comprehend the financial statements of a company and understand the various transactions that take place in the stock market so that you can replicate the strategies discovered by the extant academic literature. The first part of the course provides a brief introduction to financial statements and various common filings of firms. You will learn how to obtain information regarding a company's performance from them and use the information to build trading strategies. Next, you are taught basic asset pricing theories so that you will be able to calculate the expected returns of a stock or a portfolio. Finally, you will be introduced to the actual functioning of asset markets, type of players in the market, different types of orders and the efficient ways and opportune time to execute them, trading costs and ways of minimizing them, the concept of liquidity .etc. This knowledge is required to develop efficient algorithm to execute various trading strategies....

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Jun 19, 2020

The tutor has clearly explained various concept of trading, investment and risk with examples. I have learned about finance ratio, cost, financial statement and trading.

May 16, 2020

The course was taught in a really nice way with all the math presented clearly. The professor made sure that the topics were easy and at the same time relevant.

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By Xena N

Jul 6, 2020

This is a wholesome course could have been better if the teaching wasn't monotonous.


May 7, 2020

could have added some more reading sources. apart from that, well-defined course.

By Shubham U

Jan 19, 2021

It was a bit fast paced. The part with numericals couldve been explained better.

By Balaji G C

Aug 10, 2020

Very useful course and I wish that speed of teaching can little to be decreased

By Sachin S

May 11, 2020

The 3rd week module needs improvement for understanding each concept in it.

By Franco A

Apr 9, 2017

The course is very interesting but sometimes is too fast on difficult steps

By Shivalik K

Jul 30, 2020

Explanation was not good. It was as if he was just reading it out loud.

By Dhruv A

Jun 18, 2017

It was great, but need to refine the slides which are incorrect.

By Bladimir R

Jun 15, 2020

It is quite complex, sometimes the quiz is difficult to follow.

By Mayank J

Jan 25, 2020

A very good course except for a few mistakes in the videos.

By Pratikshya

Jun 29, 2020

A condensed beginer's course! Grt learning experience.

By Hrishi J

Jun 21, 2020

Very basic but concise course. It is good for everyone

By Arjit B

Sep 25, 2017

Some technical improvements can be made otherwise good

By Vedant A

Jan 8, 2018

Good course but require basic statistical knowledge.

By prajual m

Mar 22, 2020

Content in slides is wrongly written at some places

By Shruti A

Dec 21, 2017

The visuals and audio could be better synchronised.

By Saqib A Q

Jun 13, 2020

Please provide lecture slides in pdf form as well.

By Alejandra P P V

Feb 22, 2021

Algunos de los examenes son un poco confusos

By Muttaqi R

May 4, 2020

I learned many basic things. Thank you, sir.

By 冯允鹏

Nov 15, 2016

A little bit shallow, but beginners-friendly

By Dhruv K

Jul 9, 2020

Week 3 needs more explanation with examples


Oct 22, 2020

Nice classes 👌. It's very useful 👍.☺️


Apr 7, 2021

errores en los incisos de los examenes


May 23, 2020

Illustrations are expected to practice

By preeti k

Jun 28, 2020

It was a good learning experience