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Course Calendar

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Week #Week OfLessonsReadings/VideosAssignmentAssignment Due Date
108/17/202001-01
01-02
01-03
01-04
Python for Finance Ch. 4*
Python for Finance Ch. 6*
Start-of-Course Survey
208/24/202001-05
01-06
01-07
01-08
Python for Finance Ch. 5*Project 108/30/2020
308/31/202001-09
03-01
03-02
Python for Finance Ch. 11*
Machine Learning Ch. 1*
Machine Learning Ch. 8*
Project 209/06/2020
409/07/202003-03
03-04
Suntrust Visit*
Decision Trees 1
Decision Trees 2
Machine Learning Ch. 3*
509/14/202002-01
02-02
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 2 & 4

Project 3

Quarter-Course Survey

09/20/2020
609/21/202002-03
02-04
Is the stock market rigged?
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 5, & 7
Project 409/27/2020
709/28/202002-05
02-06
810/05/202002-07
02-08
Market Simulator
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 8 & 12

Project 5

Exam 1

10/11/2020

Exam Window: 10/05/2020 – 10/11/2020

910/12/2020The Big Short
Time Series Data (First 30 Minutes)
Technical Trading

Project 6

Mid-Course Survey

10/18/2020
1010/19/202002-09
02-10
Decision Tree-Based Trading I
Decision Tree-Based Trading II
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 9
10/25/2020
1110/26/202003-05
03-06
Navigation Project
Machine Learning Ch. 13*
Project 711/01/2020
1211/02/202003-07Strategies for Q-Learner Trader
1311/09/2020Extra Credit11/15/2020
1411/16/2020Project 811/22/2020
1511/23/2020Options Trading
Interview with Tammer Kamel (Canvas)
1611/30/2020Exam 2Exam Window: 11/30/2020 – 12/06/2020
1712/07/2020CIOS Survey