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Python for Finance by Yuxing Yan

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Launching Python from Anaconda

For the Window version, we locate the executable python.exe file at c:\anaconda and then click on it. The following Python window will appear:

Launching Python from Anaconda

To test whether we have correctly installed NumPy and SciPY, we need to type the following two commands to import them. If there is no error, it means that we have installed them correctly.

>>>import numpy as np
>>>import scipy as sp  

In the last several chapters, we know that we could use from numpy import * instead of import numpy as np to make all functions included in the NumPy module into our namespace. However, most developers prefer to use import numpy as np. From now ...

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