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[Recommended Reading] For the Aspiring Quantitative Trader / Curious Investor

Hi all!
I have less than 2 years experience with R, mostly focused on datascience and finance, now that I feel comfortable with the language, finally decided to start learning Python, and want to buy two books. One of them will be “Fluid Python: clear, concise and effective programming”,
For the other, I considered the list posted here.
Which one would you choose? If so, why?
I’ll apreciate any feedback, thanks!

  • Python Data Science Handbook: Essential Tools for Working with Data
  • Mastering Pandas for Finance
  • Python for Finance: Analyze Big Financial Data

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Disclaimer : Haven’t yet dug about the author / content. Do your own due diligence.

Let me suggest this book :

The author, Christoph Molnar, focuses on the need to have Machine Learning models explainable / interpretable (aka "XAI").

Extra documentation :

This is a big point. :slight_smile:
It is much more easy to be a consultant or educator than a money manager.
We live in a world of consultants and advisors .
Everyone is full of wisdom to execute on someone else money…
To be more credible you have to turn you ideas into a business with your time and money.
This is the reason I apreciate writers like Ernest Chan , he is not just a quant and a scholar, but also a trader and a money manager.


Indeed, this is a mandatory filter to sort through all the characters :sweat_smile: !

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