Machine Learning for Algorithmic Trading Bots with Python [Video]

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  • You will learn about financial terminology and methodology and how to apply them
  • Get hands-on financial data structures and financial machine learning
  • Understand complex financial terminology and methodology in simple ways
  • Ensemble models and cross-validation for financial applications
  • Backtesting for models and strategies evaluation and validation
  • Apply your skills to real world cryptocurrency trading such as BitCoin and Ethereum
  • Putting machine learning into real world problems and derive solutions
About

Have you ever wondered how the Stock Market, Forex, Cryptocurrency and Online Trading works? Have you ever wanted to become a rich trader having your computers work and make money for you while you’re away for a trip in the Maldives? Ever wanted to land a decent job in a brokerage, bank, or any other prestigious financial institution?We have compiled this course for you in order to seize your moment and land your dream job in financial sector. This course covers the advances in the techniques developed for algorithmic trading and financial analysis based on the recent breakthroughs in machine learning. We leverage the classic techniques widely used and applied by financial data scientists to equip you with the necessary concepts and modern tools to reach a common ground with financial professionals and conquer your next interview.By the end of the course, you will gain a solid understanding of financial terminology and methodology and a hands-on experience in designing and building financial machine learning models. You will be able to evaluate and validate different algorithmic trading strategies. We have a dedicated section to backtesting which is the holy grail of algorithmic trading and is an essential key to successful deployment of reliable algorithms.

The code bundle for this video course is available at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Machine-Learning-for-Algorithmic-Trading-Bots-with-Python

Style and Approach

Algorithmic trading in practise is a very complex process and it requires data engineering, strategies design, and models evaluation. This course covers every single step in the process from a practical point of view with vivid explanation of the theory behind. The concepts and theories are explained with the aid of illustrations, diagrams and charts whenever possible to make it easier to grasp. The coding parts are explained line by line with clear reasoning why everything is done the way it is.

Features
  • Building high-frequency trading robots
  • Applying feature engineering on stock market data
  • Diving deeper into the pros and cons of various financial data structures
  • Building & evaluating many machine learning models
  • Implementing backtesting econometrics for trading strategies evaluation
  • Hacking Ensemble Learning Algorithms in Machine Learning
  • Featuring a premiere on Ensemble Learning with Bagging & Boosting
  • Experience-based tutorials and hands-on financial challenges
Course Length 4 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781789951165
Date Of Publication 28 Feb 2019

Authors

Mustafa Qamar-ud-Din

Mustafa Qamar-ud-Din is a machine learning engineer with over 10 years of experience in the software development industry. He is a specialist in image processing, machine learning and deep learning. He worked with many startups and understands the dynamics of agile methodologies and the challenges they face on a day to day basis. He is also quite aware of the professional skills which the recruiters are looking for when making hiring decisions.