# Quantitative Finance & Algorithmic Trading in Python

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*Python*for Finance Training Classes by The*Python*Quants. ... data science,*algorithmic trading*, artificial intelligence,*computational finance*, Excel ...
4,503 students enrolled

Created by
Holczer Balazs

What you'll learn

- Understand stock market fundamentals
- Understand the Modern Portfolio Theory
- Understand the CAPM
- Understand stochastic processes and the famous Black-Scholes mode
- Understand Monte-Carlo simulations
- Understand Value-at-Risk (VaR)

Requirements

- You should have an interest in quantitative finance as well as in mathematics and programming!

#### Description

**IMPORTANT: only take this course, if you are interested in statistics and mathematics !!!**

**Section 1:**

- installing Python
- stock market basics

**Section 2:**

- what are bonds
- how to calculate the price of a bond

**Section 3:**

- what is modern portfolio theory (Markowitz-model)
- efficient frontier and capital allocation line
- sharpe ratio

**Section 4:**

- what is capital asset pricing model (CAPM)
- beta value and market risk

**Section 5:**

- derivatives basics
- options (put and call options)
- random behaviour
- stochastic calculus and Ito's lemma
- brownian motion
- Black-Scholes model

**Section 6:**

- what is value at risk (VaR)
- Monte-Carlo simulation

**Section 7:**

- machine learning in finance
- how to forecast future stock prices
- SVM, k-nearest neighbor classifier and logistic regression

**Section 8:**

- long term investing (the Warren Buffer way)
- efficient market hypothesis

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