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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Using Python to analyze financial markets

Saeed Amen (Cuemacro)
11:1511:55 Thursday, 24 May 2018
Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15/16
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to use Python for financial analysis


Saeed Amen explores Python libraries that can be used at the various stages of financial analysis, including time series analysis, visualization, structuring data, and storing market data. Saeed then leads an interactive Python-based demo illustrating easy ways to download market data and visualize it. Along the way, you’ll learn how to backtest trading strategies using the open source finmarketpy package.

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Saeed Amen


Saeed Amen is the founder of Cuemacro, where he consults and publishes research on systematic trading for clients including major quant funds and data companies such as Bloomberg. He is also a cofounder of the Thalesians. Over the past decade, Saeed Amen has created systematic trading strategies at major investment banks including Lehman Brothers and Nomura. He has developed many popular open source Python libraries including finmarketpy and is the author of Trading Thalesians: What the Ancient World Can Teach Us about Trading Today. Saeed has presented his work at conferences and institutions including the IMF, the Bank of England, and the Federal Reserve Board.