Tag: financial analysis

DataCamp – Intermediate Portfolio Analysis in R

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From DataCamp: “This course builds on the fundamental concepts from Introduction to Portfolio Analysis in R and explores advanced concepts in the portfolio optimization process. It is critical for an analyst or portfolio manager to understand all aspects of the portfolio optimization problem to make informed decisions. In this course, you will learn a quantitative approach to apply the principles of modern portfolio theory to specify a portfolio, define constraints and … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Bond Valuation and Analysis in R

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From DataCamp: “After this course on quantitative finance with R, you will be able to use R to develop a model to value a fixed interest rate bond, estimate and analyze a bond’s yield (i.e., a measure of the opportunity cost of bond investors), and model techniques used to protect bond portfolios from changes in interest rates. Why value bonds? Bonds are securities issued by governments or corporations that pay interest … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Introduction to Portfolio Analysis in R

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From DataCamp: “A golden rule in investing is to always test the portfolio strategy on historical data, and, once you are trading the strategy, to constantly monitor its performance. In this course, you will learn this by critically analyzing portfolio returns using the package PerformanceAnalytics. The course also shows how to estimate the portfolio weights that optimally balance risk and return. This is a data-driven course that combines portfolio theory with … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Financial Trading in R

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From DataCamp: “This course covers the basics on financial trading, and gives you an overview of how to use quantstrat to build signal-based trading strategies in R. It will teach you how to set up a quantstrat strategy, apply transformations of market data called indicators, create signals based on the interactions of those indicators, and simulate orders. Lastly, you will learn how to analyze your results both from a statistical and … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Intermediate R for Finance

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From DataCamp: “If you enjoyed the Introduction to R for Finance course, then you will love Intermediate R for Finance. Here, you will first learn the basics about how dates work in R, an important skill for the rest of the course. Your next step will be to explore the world of if statements, loops, and functions. These are powerful ideas that are essential to any financial data scientist’s toolkit. Finally, … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Credit Risk Modeling in R

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From DataCamp: “This hands-on-course with real-life credit data will teach you how to model credit risk by using logistic regression and decision trees in R. Modeling credit risk for both personal and company loans is of major importance for banks. The probability that a debtor will default is a key component in getting to a measure for credit risk. While introducing other models in this course as well, we focus on … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Introduction to R for Finance

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From DataCamp: “Learning R can be intimidating, especially without concrete examples you might see in the real world. In this finance oriented introduction to R, you will lear essential data structures such as lists and data frames and have the chance to apply that knowledge directly to financial examples. By the end of the course, you will feel comfortable with the basics of manipulating your data to perform financial analysis in … Continue Reading