Gekko Strategy customization

Now that we’ve briefly seen how to install gekko and how to use its main functionalities, we will try to customize a first strategy.

As a first step, you need to review Gekko’s excellent standard documentation:

  • Introduction to strategies
  • Creating a strategy
  • Gekko indicators
  • I won’t explain here all the functions used, since it is explained in the standard documentation, and you have links … Read more ...

    Gekko trading bot usage

    Now that we installed Gekko, we need to feed it with data, and make it useful. Please, keep in mind that a trading bot is in NO WAY an insurance to earn money, as it will depend on the logic of your strategy, and on the markets (currency & asset) you will use.

    We will follow 4 simple steps :

    1. Feeding your local Gekko
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    Gekko Trading bot installation

    Gekko installation (Linux)

    Installing gekko is quite simple, everything is described on its homepage, thanks to Mike von Rossum, Gekko’s creator & maintainer.

    On a standard Linux distro (I use a small Debian VM on an Intel NUC running vSphere acting as a personal server at home):

    Install nodejs:

    sudo apt-get install nodejs

    Install git:

    sudo apt-get install git

    Install Pm2 (not mandatory but … Read more ...