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Clojure for Finance

Leverage the power and flexibility of the Clojure language for finance

Price: $27.99
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Author: Timothy Washington
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Published on: 2016
Pages: 188
Format: Paper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-10: 1785289284
ISBN-13: 9781785289286

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Clojure is a dynamic programming language with an emphasis on functional programming. Clojure is well suited to financial modeling as it is a functional programming language. Such languages help developers work with high-level mathematical abstractions without having to implement low-level code that handles the arithmetic operations.

Starting with the importance of representing data and calculations effectively, this book will take you all the way to being competent in financial analytics and building financial applications.

First, we introduce the notions of computation and finance, which will help you understand Clojure's utility to solve real-world problems in many domains, especially finance. Next, we will show you how to develop the simple-moving-average function by using the more advanced partition Clojure data transformation function. This function, along with others, will be used to calculate and manipulate data.

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