Skill Track

Applied Finance in Python

Enhance your Python financial skills and learn how to manipulate data and make better data-driven decisions. You’ll begin this track by discovering how to evaluate portfolios, mitigate risk exposure, and use the Monte Carlo simulation to model probability. Next, you’ll learn how to rebalance a portfolio using neural networks. Through interactive coding exercises, you’ll use powerful libraries, including SciPy, statsmodels, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, and XGBoost, to examine and manage risk. You’ll then apply what you’ve learned to answer questions commonly faced by financial firms, such as whether or not to approve a loan or a credit card request, using machine learning and financial techniques. Along the way, you’ll also create GARCH models and get hands-on with real datasets that feature Microsoft stocks, historical foreign exchange rates, and cryptocurrency data. Start this track to advance your Python financial skills.

  • Python
  • 16 hours
  • 4 courses
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Introduction to Portfolio Risk Management in Python

Evaluate portfolio risk and returns, construct market-cap weighted equity portfolios and learn how to forecast and hed…

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Dakota Wixom

Quantitative Analyst and Founder of


Dakota Wixom

Quantitative Analyst and Founder of

Jamsheed Shorish

Computational Economist

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Data Scientist

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