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Python for Finance: Beta and Capital Asset Pricing Model
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Python for Finance: Beta and Capital Asset Pricing Model

Taught in English

Ryan Ahmed

Instructor: Ryan Ahmed

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4.5

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What you'll learn

  • Understand the theory and intuition behind the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

  • Calculate Beta and expected returns of securities in python

  • Perform interactive data visualization using Plotly Express

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(42 reviews)

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Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Understand the intuition behind Beta and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

  2. Import datasets, libraries and perform exploratory data analysis

  3. Perform Data Scaling/Normalization

  4. Perform interactive data visualization

  5. Develop a function to calculate daily returns

  6. Calculate beta for individual security

  7. Apply CAPM to individual Security

  8. Calculate Beta for the entire stocks in the portfolio

Recommended experience

Basic python programming and mathematics.

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Ryan Ahmed
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