Paderborn Course - October 2018

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Schedule of activities:

Subject 01: Financial Market Data Analysis

Monday 22 October afternoon

  • 01. Introduction to Financial Market Data: 1-2 Reading Lessons, 3 Lecture (IntroFinancialMarketData_Lecture.pptx). 4-5. Further reading.
  • 02 Accessing market datasets. 1. Reading Material. 2. Lecture of financial instrument codes. 3. Lecture on accessing financial market datasets. Activities: accessing datasets.
  • 03. Daily Market Measures: Lecture: Processing Daily Data. Activities: understanding daily measures.
  • 04. Lecture: Processing Daily Data Using HGA. Reading "Building Daily Time Series Using HGA". Install and run the HGA tool. Exercise: "Building Daily Timeseries for German Companies". Activity (optional): Do "Volatility Exercises".

Tuesday morning 09:00 - 13:00

  • 05. Intraday (High Frequency) Market Data: Lecture: High Frequency Market Data. Activities.
  • 06. Computing Intraday Measures from TR Data. Lecture: Intraday data processing. Trying HGA Tool for Building Intraday series. Activity: Do Exercises.

Tuesday afternoon 14:00 - 17:00

Subject 02: Text Data Analysis

  • 01. News in Finance. Lecture: News in Finance.
  • 02. Accessing News Sources: Explore Guardian News API, Explore Yahoo News API.
  • 03. Computing News Sentiment: Lecture: Sentiment Analysis. Using Aylien API, perform sentiment analysis using Python NLTK, Learn about TRNA (if there is time).

Wednesday morning 09:15 - 13:00

Subject 03: Financial Market Impact Analysis

  • 01. Performing a Daily Event Study: Lecture: Performing an Event Study. Event Study Workbench Manual and exercise. Perform News Impact Using Daily Data Exercise.
  • 02. Computing Intraday Impact Measures: Lecture. Tutorial: Using HGA to compute price jumps. Perform exercise. Using HGA to compute liquidity measure. Activity: Perform exercise.
  • 03. Conducting Intraday News Impact Analysis: Major assignment. Ask tutor check your work when completed.

Wednesday afternoon 14:15 - Open

Subject 04. Analysing Market Information in R

  • Lecture on Using R for Market Data Analysis followed by a range of self-learn activities related to R
  • Finalising teams. Project Topic Presentations. Teams allocations to topics.
  • Working on Project

Thursday 9:15 - 12:00 and 2:00 - 4:00: Open Consultation about the Project. If needed, drop at anytime in Office Q3 140 for help.

For any help, contact Fethi Rabhi (