BUKD-F 754 Financial Data Analytics
This is the second of a two-course sequence. The course covers new data analytical tools including data mining, web scraping, etc. We will use python and related packages such as NumPy, Pandas, Visualization tools, Regular Expressions, among other tools. It teaches you to analyze real-world financial data in a variety of settings. You will learn to apply textual analysis to large documents, identify sentiment in Google search data, conduct financial analysis of SEC filings, back-test trading strategies, and optimize investment portfolios, to name just a few applications. You will develop the skills necessary to both collect and prepare data for analysis.