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Python for Finance

By : Yuxing Yan
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Python for Finance

By: Yuxing Yan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Python for Finance
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Using and debugging other programs

Quite often than not, we might start our project based on a program or programs written by others, such as the programs by our fellow researchers, other students, teachers, programs downloaded from the Internet, or the old programs we wrote ourselves a long time ago. As the first step, we need to know whether our borrowed program contains any errors. These two methods could be used to debug such a program. In a sense, the second method, comment-all-out method, is preferred since it might save us some typing or copy-and-paste time. To debug other programs, the key is to find the locations of the errors. Here is a very useful Python program to get data from Yahoo! Finance: A beginner could download the program to try small functions contained in the program.