Helmut Mueller
May 28, 2014

One of my first backtesting tips featured a piece of code to limit a trading system only to one trade per day.

My colleague Doug came up with a smarter way to do this and even added the possibility to define how many trades he would allow... more

May 15, 2014
Options Selling with a Purpose: Counter-Trend Premium Collection using CQG Options Analytics

In this webinar, Carley Garner shows you how to determine when to sell options using volatility to find favorable entry and exit points.

Novice... more

Helmut Mueller
May 14, 2014

One of the questions we received recently was if it is possible to trigger a trade in a certain market based on another trading system trading a different market. The answer is yes. Here is how to do it and some traps to watch out for.... more

Helmut Mueller
May 06, 2014

In my previous article, Backtesting Tip: Parameters inside CQG Code , I discussed the different parameter types and how to use them. This is important for all backtesting users because only values created as a parameter (Parms) can be optimized... more

Helmut Mueller
Apr 30, 2014

We are getting a lot of questions about CQG parameters (Parms). In CQG, parameters are used for everything that needs to be controlled from the user interface and only Parms can be optimized.

The window above shows an example of... more

Apr 24, 2014

Sharpen your trading with the advanced tools available in CQG Integrated Client. CQG Product Specialist Helmut Mueller presents a start-to-finish analysis of a trade system and covers:

Pre-screening Rule management Parameter optimization... more
Helmut Mueller
Apr 17, 2014

The Peak-Ahead Problem

For most people the quick and dirty method of building trading systems using the signal bar closing price is good enough to judge a trading system. (CQG's formula toolbox gives you the close as... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 17, 2014

This Microsoft Excel dashboard measures volatility by using the difference between the upper and lower Bollinger Bands and dividing the difference by the Moving Average. The dashboard then sorts the volatility by ranking them from lowest to... more

Apr 16, 2014

Watch this video to learn about the functionality and features of the Portfolio Monitor, the Spreadsheet Trader, and the Quote Spreadsheet Version 2.0. more

Apr 16, 2014

Watch this video to learn the steps to configuring the Portfolio Monitor, Spreadsheet Trader, and the Quote Spreadsheet V2. Learn how to select themes, add and modify market data columns, add trade routing features, add bar types and time... more