Talk Python for Finance

Presented by Yves Hilpisch (Visixion GmbH, Germany) in Scientific track 2012 on 2012/08/26 from 10:30 to 11:00
Abstract

This talk is about the efficient implementation of tasks and algorithms typically encountered in financial settings (e.g. trading, investing, portfolio and risk management, derivatives analytics). Topics include:

1) Libraries useful for financial applications
2) Convenient data structures for finance
3) Data gathering from the Web
4) Data crunching in-memory and out-of-memory
5) Discounting cash flows in Python
6) Simulation and valuation algorithms in Python
7) Optimization in Python
8) Visualization of time series and other data

The goal is to introduce Python as very useful language and environment for the rapid development of financial applications.

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