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What you can expect to learn from this course.

Short introduction of what this course will cover.

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This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning how to apply advanced regression methods to real data and learn introductory level concepts of machine learning. You will learn about analysis of factors, regression methods and machine learning models that are used to predict the movement of the stock market. This course will also give you a chance to apply the models you learned to real life data.

The course expects that you already have a little bit of knowledge in financial economics and R programming. Students are expected to have heard about stocks and bonds and balance sheets, earnings, etc., and know the introductory statistics level, such as mean, median, distribution, regression, etc. Students are also expected to know of the instructors’ 1st course, ‘Introduction to Data Analytics for Investment’

The instructor will explain the detail of R programming. It will be an excellent course for you to improve your programming skills, but you must have basic knowledge in R. If you are very good at R programming, it will provide you with an excellent opportunity to practice again with finance and investment examples.

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