This course teaches you how to calculate the return of a portfolio of securities as well as quantify the market risk of that portfolio, an important skill for financial market analysts in banks, hedge funds, insurance companies, and other financial services and investment firms. Using the R programming language with Microsoft Open R and RStudio, you will use the two main tools for calculating the market risk of stock portfolios: Value-at-Risk (VaR) and Expected Shortfall (ES). You will need a beginner-level understanding of R programming to complete the assignments of this course.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT WITH R
You will enjoy it. It is definitely one of the amazing course of all which I took from Coursera.
Great course, with the right level of detail and topics
good course, I would have gone deeper in the last part, about GARCH modelling
This course has been very well planned and structured. I enjoyed taking it. Thank you.
About the Entrepreneurial Finance: Strategy and Innovation Specialization
From entrepreneurs to executives, this Specialization provides an opportunity for you to learn how to advance business innovation in your company and gain insights from leading faculty in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
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