Jun 23, 2011

John Keppler, PhD, discusses the principles and guidelines for volume analysis and value-tracking strategies using Market Profile®* concepts. Learn how to recognize important volume signals. Dr. Keppler demonstrates how to use volume as part of a... more

Jun 20, 2011

I trade daily. I traded Over-The-Counter options in the '60s. I have traded US Stock Index futures since the day they started in 1982. I was there in October 1987 when we experienced the 500-point single day decline known as Black Monday. In fact... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 08, 2011

RTD allows you to build elaborate quote displays that go beyond straight market quotes such as spread quotes between two markets. However, with more distant delivery months, there may be instances where one market is being quoted, but another... more

Jun 08, 2011

This is the second of a two-part interview (listen to part 1) with Denise K. Shull, CEO of The ReThink Group, which is the parent company of TraderPsyches. Denise is a thought-leader in the psychology of risk, uncertainty, and exceptional... more

Thom Hartle
May 27, 2011

When designing spreadsheets to visualize the markets, it is tempting to title rows and columns, but then you have to scan top to bottom and left to right to identify exactly what you are viewing. This isn't a problem when the quote display is... more

May 27, 2011

This is the first of a two-part interview (listen to part 2) with Denise K. Shull, CEO of The ReThink Group, which is the parent company of TraderPsyches. Denise is a thought-leader in the psychology of risk, uncertainty, and exceptional... more

Thom Hartle
May 23, 2011

One valuable feature in Excel® is conditional formatting. There is a wide array of rules available in the Conditional Formatting group after you select the Home tab in Excel. Here, we will use a simple color the cell condition if the last quote... more

Thom Hartle
May 05, 2011

When writing formulas for calling market prices into Microsoft Excel® using RTD, you can choose between four different formats for the values returned. Here, I will review those formats and offer a custom view of fixed income market data that... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 28, 2011

CQG Integrated Client version 8.4 supports RealTimeData for sending data and other market information to Microsoft Excel®. This feature opens up many opportunities for creating custom displays and other ways to better manage your workflow. One... more

Thom Hartle
Mar 17, 2011

I recently received a question regarding one of my images illustrating how I use Microsoft Excel® with CQG. In the image below, there is an Excel spreadsheet detailing current market activity along with CQG News and a CQG chart. It appears that... more