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Reproducible Finance with R: A Shiny ETF Map

December 16, 2016
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by Jonathan Regenstein In a previous post, we built an R Notebook that laid the groundwork for a Shiny app that allows users to graph country ETFs by clicking on a world map. In today’s Fun Friday post, we’ll charge forth to build that app, again using a flexdashboard so that we can stay in

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Reproducible Finance with R: Pulling and Displaying ETF Data

December 14, 2016
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by Jonathan Regenstein It’s the holiday season, and that can mean only one thing: time to build a leaflet map as an interface to country Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) data! In previous posts, we examined how to import stock data and then calculate and display the Sharpe Ratio of a portfolio. Today, we’re going to

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Reading a Table from Yahoo Finance

December 5, 2016
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As you know, the composition of an Index changes over time and this scipt takes the Yahoo Finance page and retrieves all individual stock symbols for you and stores it in the tickers object.I had to update my R-Version to use the RCurl package - this is required as it is a https:// connection we would like to use.I...

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Reproducible Finance with R: A Sharpe Ratio Shiny App

November 18, 2016
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Reproducible Finance with R: A Sharpe Ratio Shiny App

by Jonathan Regenstein In this previous post, we used an R Notebook to grab the monthly return data on three stocks, build a portfolio, visualize portfolio performance, and calculate the Sharpe Ratio. The Notebook format emphasized reproducibility and reuse by other R coders. Today, we’ll convert that Notebook into a Shiny application that allows end

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Reproducible Finance with R: The Sharpe Ratio

November 9, 2016
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New Course Series: Applied Finance with R

November 8, 2016
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New Course Series: Applied Finance with R

Interested in a career as a quantitive analyst? Working on a computational finance team? Well then, we've got great news! At DataCamp you can now enroll yourself and your team in an entirely new series of courses focused on Applied Finance with R. Lea...

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A book list of Learning financial data analysis using R #Rstats #Finance

September 28, 2016
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A book list of Learning financial data analysis using R #Rstats #Finance

As R is more and more popular in the industry as well as in the academics for analyzing financial data. For people unfamiliar with R, this post suggests some books for learning financial data analysis using R. From our teaching and learning R experien...

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Computational finance with R course: an interactive tutorial

July 13, 2016
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Computational finance with R course: an interactive tutorial

As of today (Tuesday 26th of August), a new session of Professor Eric Zivot’s course on computational finance and financial econometrics starts on Coursera. Just like the previous run of the course, most R labs and R assignments will take place in ...

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Reminiscences of R in Finance 2016

May 29, 2016
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Reminiscences of R in Finance 2016

When I announced R in Finance 2016 I talked about 2 days of conference and 50 speakers.  I missed out the 3 days of sleep deprivation. But a pleasant 3 days of sleep deprivation it was — seeing old friends and making new ones. I’m not sure that Mother Mary believed me that in our … Continue reading...

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Some Impressions from R Finance 2016

May 27, 2016
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Some Impressions from R Finance 2016

by Joseph Rickert R / Finance 2016 lived up to expectations and provided the quality networking and learning experience that longtime participants have come to value. Eight years is a long time for a conference to keep its sparkle and pizzazz. But, the conference organizers and the UIC have managed to create a vibe that keeps people coming back....

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