Ability to pull down Stock Data using the R Quantmod Package.
Practice creating daily returns quickly on mutliple stocks simultaneously.
Apply a Techincal Indicators for stocks chosen (i.e., Bollinger Bands, RSI, EMA).
In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to pull down Stock Data using the R quantmod Package and Yahoo Finance API. You will also learn how to apply Technical Indicators to the data and draw graphs based on those Indicators. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Task 1: In this Task the Learner will pull down data from Yahoo using Quantmod's 'getsymbols' function.
Task 2: In this task the Learner will get familiar with the basic syntax in order to build basic graphs (i.e., Candlestick, Line, Bar, etc).
Task 3: A Bollinger Band is a technical analysis tool defined by a set of lines plotted two standard deviations (positively and negatively) away from a simple moving average (SMA). In this Task the Learner will apply the Bollinger Band technical indicator.
Task 4: The Learner will apply a technical trading indicator called thh relative strength index (RSI). RSI is a technical indicator used in stock analysis and is intended to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period.
Task 5: In this Task the Learner will apply the exponential moving average using a built in quantmod function.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
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