Welcome to the new platform of Programmers Heaven! We apologize for the inconvenience caused, if you visited us from a broken link of the previous version. The main reason to move to a new platform is to provide more effective and collaborative experience to you all. Please feel free to experience the new platform and use it's exciting features. Contact us for any issue that you need to get clarified. We are more than happy to help you.
Absolute beginner help with CSV file
So I've recently begun some computer programming classes, and after 10 weeks of classes our first assignment is to take a stock information .csv with a few years of info that looks like this:
date, open, high, low, close, volume, adjusted close
2004-09-17, 110.56, 114.23, 110.2, 112, 5361900, 111.49
2004-09-16, etc, etc
Now, we have to make monthly averages, and then figure out the best 6 month period.
I have so far gone over all the notes for lectures, googled around, printed out many sheets and I'm not getting past importing the csv, being able to print it out and making/printing lists of the individual rows of "date", "open", etc.
I'm not expecting anyone to go to the effort of solving this for me, but let me put it this way. The math isn't the problem and I'm comfortable with only the most BASIC level of python and feel this is WAY above my level as do a lot of people in the class. The problem is the class is split between advanced programmers just getting their qualification and newbies. Can anyone point to a resource/video/text that goes through what I would need to accomplish this?