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Learning pandas by Michael Heydt

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Chapter 12. Applications to Finance

Throughout the first 11 chapters of this book, we looked at pandas and how you perform various tasks with the library. We focused mostly on how to work with pandas, often using made-up data created to demonstrate the feature but with an occasional diversion now and then into some more real-world examples.

In this final chapter, we will use pandas to perform a number of different financial analyses of stock data obtained from Yahoo! Finance. We will briefly cover a number of topics in financial analysis. The focus will be on using pandas to derive results from the domain of finance, specifically, time-series stock data, and not on details of the financial theory.

Specifically, in this chapter, we will progress ...

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