Investing with Python: Getting Started

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Getting Started

Congratulations, and welcome to Investing with Python!

You have taken your first step towards making smarter, more disciplined trading decisions.

Before diving in, let’s make sure you have everything you may need.

Anaconda 4.4.0

We recommend downloading Anaconda 4.4.0, with Python 2.7.


Pandas, Numpy, and MatPlotLib

Anaconda comes pre-loaded with the three modules you will use throughout the course.





You will backtest your strategy using the Quantopian platform.-


StockCharts, Investopedia, and Google Finance

StockCharts, Investopedia, and Google Finance are great resources for financial knowledge.




Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is a great resource for coding questions.-


You are now ready to dive in!

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Tutorials include:



Bollinger Bands

Stochastic Oscillator

Price Channels

Future Returns