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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FRE-GY 7261 News Analytics and Strategies

1.5 Credits
The fast-growing field of news analytics requires large databases, fast computation, and robust statistics. This course introduces the tools and techniques of analyzing news, how to quantify textual items based on, for example, positive or negative sentiment, relevance to each stock, and the amount of novelty in the content. Applications to trading strategies are discussed, including both absolute and relative return strategies, and risk management strategies. Students will be exposed to leading software in this cutting-edge space.

Prerequisite(s): FRE-GY 6153  and FRE-GY 7221  and matriculation into a graduate program sponsored by the Department of Finance & Risk Engineering, or permission of the Department
Weekly Lecture Hours: 1.5 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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