About Pal Anand

Bio Of Pal S. Anand

Summary Pal S. Anand is the current managing director of Financial Modeling at Futureware located in Ft. Erie, Ontario, Canada.  Pal is an exceptional and highly regarded software application engineer shaping the way application theory is applied online in the form of user friendly web applications.  During the past decade Pal  has become an expert in market theory and portfolio theory having developed a web interface for financial modeling where he had to develop mastery in the following areas to achieve successful results: discovering new, numerical patterns to isolate and quantify the definite cyclical nature of the market and develop new entry/exit trading signal detection, verification, interpretation (proprietary) systems implementing various strategies, analysis of the equities markets–market sentiment, advance/decline index, put/call ratio, market momentum, available funds, trading volume, basic chart patterns — trend lines, downtrends, uptrends, saucer, inverted saucer, head-and-shoulders, inverted head-and-shoulders, breakouts, resistance levels, support levels, accumulation/distribution, moving averages, trading channels, consolidation, stabilization, overbought and oversold.

Experience

Futureware, Ft. Erie, ON (February 2002-Present)
Managing Director – Financial Modeling

  • Designed, developed and implemented an objective method of issue selection for global investments in stocks/ETF markets.  Studied changing factors that affect customer’s investment objectives–age, marital status, family responsibilities, education, investment experience.  Portfolio management policies–aggressive, defensive, aggressive/defensive (balanced portfolio).  Portfolio theory and its application to security selection.  Portfolio diversification.  Capital Asset Pricing Theory (CAPT).  Asset allocation principles.  Alpha and beta considerations.
  • Conducted research to discover new, numerical patterns to isolate and quantify the definite cyclical nature of the market and developed new entry/exit trading signal detection, verification, interpretation (proprietary) systems implementing various strategies.  Analysis of the equities markets–market sentiment, advance/decline index, put/call ratio, market momentum, available funds, trading volume.  Basic chart patterns — trend lines, downtrends, uptrends, saucer, inverted saucer, head-and-shoulders, inverted head-and-shoulders, breakouts, resistance levels, support levels, accumulation/distribution, moving averages, trading channels, consolidation, stabilization, overbought, oversold.
  • Developed disciplined money-management techniques which maximizes gains by exploiting volatility to optimize the utilization of resources (Forex, Futures, Options, Stocks/ETFs, Mutual/Hedge funds).
  • Devised forward-looking market indicators recognizing that market prices correctly analyzed in their interaction with macroscopic developments contain the information required to shape an optimal portfolio selection strategy with the objective of maximizing the Profit Factor.
  • Developed a prototype of the application using Trade Navigator Gold, TradingSolutions and Amibroker.

Indeepas, Inc., Hazlet, NJ  (June 1999-April 2002)
Senior Consultant – Dashboard SWBT Project at SBC-Ameritech, Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL (February 2001-January 2002)

  • Involved in the preliminary design of the Architecture for the Yeti framework and developed the Dashboard web-enabled sub-systems for Customer Relationship/Sales Management.
  • Developed J2EE applications, identified and developed J2EE patterns, Entity and Session beans, designed their behaviors and relationships between the beans and client applications.
  • Project involves using the Model-View-Controller pattern and property files to access the Legacy systems through EJB friendly Java based middleware vicuna-lite services which uses events to retrieve and update the data in the Legacy databases.
  • Wrote JSP/Servlets, JavaScript and DHTML based pages to display reports on the browser.
  • Developed XML configuration files to incorporate the event data structures to access the legacy data.  Developed EJB session beans to fire events to fetch or update legacy data.
  • Installed and configured WebSphere Application Server for clustering, load balancing and failover capabilities.
  • Engaged in code reviews.
  • Analyzed the implications of these issues on application development.
  • Monitored the performance and behavior of web applications.
  • Identified and resolved programming issues, Servlets and EJB’s performance tuning opportunities.
  • Mentored the departmental Information Technology staff as required.
  • Supported the application and end-users are required.
  • Provided guidance on methods of improving the functionality, extensibility, maintainability and performance of the Dashboard application.
  • Participated in team meetings as required.
  • Documented the application sub-systems.
  • Used Rational Rose for OOA & OOD for designing Memo(notes), Service, Listing, Additional listing and E-mail Address, References and Contact History models.
  •  Environment:  Java 1.3, J2EE, EJB’s, IBM Websphere, JSP/Servlet, DHTML, JDBC, RMI, JMS, XML, XSL, XSLT, Access, Oracle, Windows NT/2000, Rational Rose.

Senior Consultant – Password Protected Pages Application System at IBM Corp., Schaumburg, IL (November 2000-January 2001)

  • Provided support for WebSphere Application Server (Enterprise) on both AIX and Windows NT platforms.  Worked closely with developers to define and configure Application Servers, Virtual Hosts, Web Applications, Web Resources, Servlets, JDBC drivers and Servlet Engines-as well as deployment of EJB’s across multiple instances of WebSphere.
  • Interpreted log files to locate and solve problems such as tracing and debugging facilities.
  • Monitored the performance and behavior of web applications.
  • Directed application and AdminServer trace outputs.
  • Utilized Unix shell scripts (Bash/Ant) for automation.
  • Identified and resolved programming issues, Servlets and EJB’s performance tuning opportunities.
  • Assisted application developers with monitoring browser-based applications.
  • Evaluated new releases and managed migration to new releases.
  • Installed and configured WebSphere Application Server.
  • Designed and developed the website.
  • Developed webpages in JSP.  IBM HTTPD server is used as a web server.
  • Developed a module, which is a server side EJB component developed on Websphere, which has access to the database.
  • Used IBM Edge Server for Load Balancing.
  • Developed an Entity Bean to get files from a remote site.
  • Used Rational Rose for OOA & OOD.
  • Environment: Java 1.3, EJB, IBM Websphere, JSP, XML, VisualAge, Rational Rose, Servlets, IBM HTTPD Server, DB2 UDB, Windows NT and AIX.

Senior Consultant – Wholesaler Integration System at Quill Corp., Lincolnshire, IL (June 2000-November 2000)

The Company is a subsidiary of Staples, Inc., which is the largest office-supply and mail order Company in the world.  The company focuses on developing a website to allow customers to order products through the web in a purely e-commerce transaction.

  •  Designed front-end screens using JavaScript, VBScript, Uniface and HTML.
  • Developed Service (COM) components for middle tier component implementation and implementation of business logic.
  • Used Uniface PolyServer to prototype objects for search engine to find the desired product and for the communication of the client with Service middle tier components.
  • Used Stored-procedures for invoking service components.
  • Used USP for dynamic page loading.
  • Coded and compiled the project using Uniface and Visual Studio.  Used ADO and OLEDB to provide connectivity with MS SQL-Server 7.0 backend database.
  • Hosted the application in Uniface AS.
  • Used Erwin for OOA & OOD.
  • Develop front-end screen using COM components.
  • Initialized data loads using DTS, including placement, creation of database objects such as stored procedures, functions, triggers, rules, defaults and views using ISQL/W, VBA and SQL-DMO.
  • Migrated from MS SQL Server 6.5 to 7.0 to 2000 and Uniface 6.0 to 7.2.
  • Environment: Access, Uniface, IIS/MSS/MTS/COM, ADO, XML, ASP, DAP, OLEDB, Citrix and MS SQL Server on a Windows NT Server.

Senior Consultant – Online WebStore System at 18 Global Corp., Johannesburg, South Africa  (January 2000-June 2000)

18 Global Corp. is an Sporting goods company. This project was developed in Dallas, TX and is for customers to place their orders through the web and the system keeps track of the orders placed by the customers.

  •  Designed and developed a web based application to enable customers order products and for managing customer database.
  • Wrote programs and developed application to enable customers pay for orders using a credit card.
  • Wrote programs in JSP to develop customer profile, order status and product availability modules.
  • Developed application to monitor sales pattern, trace customer behavior; follow up slack sales and track selling points located throughout country.
  • Wrote programs in Java to search data using different parameters.
  • Designed front-end screens using swing.
  • Developed middleware with EJB and Servlets.  Used Session Beans to access data from selling points.
  • Performed server side programming using Servlets.  Provided connectivity to Oracle 8.0 backend database using JDBC.
  • Designed the prototype using UML.
  • Hosted application using IBM HTTPD Server.
  • Used WebSphere Site Analyzer and analysis tools to keep track of customer visits to the site.
  • Used MassImport utility for adding products and categories to the database and WebSphere administrative console for browser-based administration.
  • Environment: Visual Age Java, EJB, IBM HTTPD, WebSphere, WebLogic, Servlets, UML, JDBC, XML, Oracle 8.0, Windows NT Server.

Consultant – Online Energy Trading System at National Fuel Gas Co., Buffalo, NY (November 1999-January 2000)

National Fuel Gas Co., (http://www.natfuelgas.com/) is engaged in the production, distribution and Arbitrage trading of Natural fuel gas for Residential and Commercial institutions and dominates the NorthEast region.

Education

Member of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII), February, 2002.

MS M.E., Minor CPSC, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, August, 1992.

BS M.E., Anna University, Chennai (formerly Madras), TN, India, March, 1986