BUKD-F754 Financial Data Analytics
Prerequisite: F741.Typically offered in the Spring
S754 is the first course of a two-course sequence. The course introduces business analytics programming based on, for example, Python. It teaches how to retrieve and manipulate databases, text files, and other data stores. It covers basic statistics, simple analytics, and Python libraries. F754 is the second course of a two-course sequence. It uses the programming language Python to analyze live, real-world financial data. Financial applications include textual analysis to large financial documents, identifying trader “sentiment” in Google search data, financial analysis of corporate filings and disclosures, and back-test trading strategies, etc.