Author Archives: Erik Calco

About Erik Calco

With a passion for Investing, Business, Technology, Economics, People and God, Erik seeks to impact people's lives before he leaves. Contact Erik

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Using JSONP in Angular 8

JSONP is one way to get around CORS when getting data from a REST service. It does require a callback feature on the part of the service, which isn’t readily clear in some of the blogs and samples online for … Continue reading

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Channels On Charts Need Log Scale

Log scale is an option you can turn on when doing most financial charting.  Your software may default to off, so you need to check this.  You should really have log scale on your trading and investing charts all the … Continue reading

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SPX 2009 Channel Bottom Touched – First In 2018

On Friday, Oct 27th, 2008, SPX touched it’s 2009 channel bottom near 2630 for the first time since Feb 2016!  Predictably, it bounced over 60 points before coming back down.  First touches are nearly always bought hard.  Being a Friday, … Continue reading

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Big Brother Watch Update, Aug 2018

Censorship Google helps China control citizens Dragonfly Copyright is the new poster child for censorship in EU New Copyright Powers, New “Terrorist Content” Regulations: A Grim Day For Digital Rights in Europe    

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The Magic Pill – Keto Diet Documentary

The Magic Pill is a documentary on the Keto diet available on Netflix.  The Keto diet basically is about returning to how we naturally ate before industrialization of food, specifically, eating more fat and less carbs.    My take on … Continue reading

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Testing Galera in Kubernetes

I deployed a 3 node Galera cluster in Kubernetes. Galera clusters MariaDB or MySQL, allowing you to read and write to all nodes while always being consistent (ACID) at all times. Kubernetes is a deployment environment for container applications.  Here … Continue reading

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Added Charting to Automated Trading System

This is a continuation of Developing an Automated Trading System.  Many of us use very robust charting software, including the popular thinkorswim platform, that does more than I plan to create in my system.  The requirement I ran into that … Continue reading

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Created Backtesting of Signals and Algos

This is a continuation of Developing an Automated Trading System.  Began algorithms with simple strategies.  This tests a range of inputs for a strategy. For example, you can test a range of trailing stops from 1 to 15% with 0.5% … Continue reading

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Developing an Automated Trading System

It has been my dream since I was a kid and I saw the Matthew Broderick movie War Games in a theater in 1983 to build an automated trading system using AI.   This year I have begun to live that … Continue reading

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