RvsPython #1: Webscraping

July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Webscraping is a powerful tool available for efficent data collection. There are ways to do it in both R and Python.I’ve built the same scraper in R and Python which gathers information about all the whitehouse breifings available on www.whitehouse.gov (don’t worry guys–it’s ... [...Read more...]


July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Python-bloggers aggregates blogs focused on using Python’s data analysis super-power for data science, machine learning, and statistics. Brought to you by the same folks that publish the hugely popular R-bloggers, it is well worth a read. Check it o... [...Read more...]

Testing expectations

July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

In our last post, we analyzed the performance of our portfolio, built using the historical average method to set return expectations. We calculated return and risk contributions and examined changes in allocation weights due to asset performance. We...
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July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Quantocracy is a great resource for all things related to quantitative and empirical investing. We learn something every time we visit. Expand your knowledge here!
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July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

R-bloggers is a great resource. We visit the website almost every day. Shouldn’t you? Have a look https://www.r-bloggers.com/. [...Read more...]

100 Python pandas tips and tricks

June 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Working with Python’s pandas library often? This resource will be worth its length in gold! Kevin Markham shares his tips and tricks for the most common data handling tasks on twitter. He compiled the top 100 in this one amazing overview page. Find the hyperlinks to specific sections below! Quicklinks ...
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How to become a data scientist in 30 days?

June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

On a late evening, I was scrolling through Reddit and came across a news article about “Why Bill Gates wants us all to get vaccinated?”. The news site looked legitimate. I was half way through the article and saw quite a few grammatical errors. Me being lurker, I switched to ...
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Performance anxiety

June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

In our last post, we took a quick look at building a portfolio based on the historical averages method for setting return expectations. Beginning in 1987, we used the first five years of monthly return data to simulate a thousand possible portfolio ...
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