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Course Calendar

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Week #Week OfLessonsReadings/VideosAssignmentAssignment Due Date
101/14/202101-01
01-02
01-03
01-04
Python for Finance Ch. 4*
Python for Finance Ch. 6*
Start-of-Course Survey
201/18/202101-05
01-06
01-07
01-08
Python for Finance Ch. 5*Project 101/24/2021
301/25/202101-09
03-01
03-02
Python for Finance Ch. 11*
Machine Learning Ch. 1*
Machine Learning Ch. 8*
Project 201/31/2021
402/01/202003-03
03-04
Suntrust Visit*
Decision Trees 1
Decision Trees 2
Machine Learning Ch. 3*
502/08/202102-01
02-02
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 2 & 4

Project 3

Quarter-Course Survey

02/14/2021
602/15/202102-03
02-04
Is the stock market rigged?
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 5, & 7
Project 402/21/2021
702/22/202102-05
02-06
803/01/202102-07
02-08
Market Simulator
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 8 & 12

Project 5

Exam 1

03/07/2021

Exam Window: 03/01/2021 – 03/07/2021

903/08/2021The Big Short
Time Series Data (First 30 Minutes)
Technical Trading

Project 6

Mid-Course Survey

03/14/2021
1003/15/202102-09
02-10
Decision Tree-Based Trading I
Decision Tree-Based Trading II
What Hedge Funds Really Do Ch. 9
1103/22/202103-05
03-06
Navigation Project
Machine Learning Ch. 13*
Project 703/28/2021
1203/29/202103-07Strategies for Q-Learner Trader
1304/05/2021Extra Credit04/11/2021
1404/12/2021Project 804/18/2021
1504/19/2021Options Trading
Interview with Tammer Kamel (Canvas)
1604/26/2021Exam 2Exam Window: 04/26/2021 – 05/02/2021
1705/03/2021CIOS Survey05/06/2021