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Python

Dale Lee
Dale Lee
830 Points

Financial Analyst...Python?

I'm interested in a career as a financial analyst, would the Python track be beneficial for me?

Hi, I am a Finance and CS major in my last semester. I have read that Python is great for data science and analysis, and saw many courses offered on things like Udemy or Coursera involving this. Python is a strong language and is also the language taught at MIT for their data structures and algorithms class, so I assume this as further support for its data-driven applicabilities. At glance, it looks like the final step in the Python track, Functional Python, may cater to this type of use, as it involves repetitious task execution, finding values, etc. I would do a quick Google search to see the Python ideas that Finance Analysts use and then check if the course covers those topics. Treehouse does a great job at teaching you a lot of aspects about topics, so if it is very specific idea, it may not be explicitly covered but you will have the skills to figure it out from another source after!

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Dale Lee
Dale Lee
830 Points

This is an absolutely fantastic reply! Thank you so much!