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Practical Data Science Cookbook by Abhijit Dasgupta, Benjamin Bengfort, Sean Patrick Murphy, Tony Ojeda

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Screening stocks and analyzing historical prices

When we are looking for stocks to invest in, we need to have a way to narrow the list down. In other words, we need to eliminate stocks that we don't think will be good investments. The definition of a good investment varies from person to person, but in this section, we will use some basic criteria to reduce our master list of stocks to just a few that we think might make good prospects. Once comfortable with the process, we encourage you to modify the criteria based on your own opinion of what defines a stock worth investing in. Once we have our prospects, we will analyze their historical prices and see what conclusions we can draw from them.

Getting ready

We will start with the finviz dataset as ...

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