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CQG Partners with Nasdaq Futures (NFX) to Offer Trading Platform for NFX Products

Mar 15, 2018
CHICAGO / DENVER, March 15, 2018 – CQG, Inc., a leading global provider of high-performance trading, market data, and technical analysis tools, today announced a new partnership with Nasdaq Futures (NFX), a leading futures exchange, to provide a trading solution for clients trading NFX products.  NFX, leveraging CQG Desktop for its trading system, now makes that offering available with zero fees, providing direct trading access of NFX listed products to its clients. NFX traders can now take advantage of the lower execution rates - often 50 percent less than incumbent energy exchanges... more

CQG Connects to INE, New Energy Exchange in Shanghai

Mar 13, 2018
Gives Market Participants Outside China Opportunity to Trade Highly Anticipated INE Markets; Enables Chinese Buyers to Lock in Oil Prices in Local Currency BOCA RATON, Fl. / SHANGHAI / CHICAGO / DENVER, March 13, 2018 – CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance trading, market data, and technical analysis tools, announced today that the soon-to-be-launched, highly anticipated Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE), a unit of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, will be the first Chinese market available on CQG. The company made the announcement at the annual FIA International... more

Custom Market Algo Order Dashboard

Mar 09, 2018
This Microsoft Excel® dashboard displays market data for a user-selected symbol. The standard market data includes the CQG Algo Orders study, which is only available in CQG’s flagship product, CQG Integrated Client (CQG IC). This study monitors executed iceberg orders. The study displays “executed volume - displayed volume” for buy and sell orders. Using RTD syntax, you can pull the study values from CQG IC to Excel in real time. When entering the symbol you'd like the dashboard to display, you must enter it in uppercase format. In CQG IC, the study is applied to a chart. In Excel,... more

RCM-X Algo Strategies in CQG

Mar 05, 2018
Learn about the benefits of RCM-X algorithmic strategies, which are available in CQG Integrated Client and CQG QTrader. These popular algos can be used out-of-the-box, with no need for coding and development. Join our live webinar to take advantage of these algo strategies and enhance your trading portfolio. We will cover: The benefits of RCM-X algos and how to apply them to your portfolio Setting up algos in CQG IC and CQG QTrader Using CQG's custom algo analytics, including TCA reports, to measure overall performance and make adjustments Date: March 20, 2018 ... more

CQG Desktop Version 3.0

Mar 01, 2018
​ Quotes New dialog for managing columns, tabs similar to chart  Charts New scale with studies, scale without studies toggle button Trading Orders, Positions, and Accounts widgets: new manage columns dialog Orders: historical order search Accounts: custom columns and filters OTE + PL setting to use yesterday's settlement More Details and How to Access the New Features Managing Columns in QSS, Orders, Positions, and Accounts ​Go to the task menu in the QSS, Orders, Positions, and Accounts views and select Manage columns. The... more

Commodities Continue to Look Bullish

Mar 01, 2018
Markets became highly volatile during February. A decline in the bond market and rising rates weighed on stocks. At the same time, the dollar index fell to the lowest level since 2014. Rising US rates and a falling dollar are not necessarily historically compatible. After all, currency rates are often the result of interest rate differentials. However, rates have been moving higher on the back of inflationary fears, and recent CPI and PPI reports seemed to have validated the market’s fears. Meanwhile, volatility has been increasing in the commodities market as a weak dollar is bullish... more

Pulling Session Times and Tick Values into Excel

Feb 20, 2018
Various markets have different times for their trading sessions. Some markets, such as the Bund contract (symbol: DB) traded on Eurex, has only one session. Other markets, such as the E-mini S&P 500 contract (symbol: EP) traded on the CME Globex, has three sessions. Here are the RTD formulas for each session's open and close times: =RTD("cqg.rtd", , "ContractData","EP","OpenTime","0") = 17:00 =RTD("cqg.rtd", , "ContractData","EP","CloseTime","0") = 8:30   =RTD("cqg.rtd", , "ContractData","EP","PrimarySessionOpenTime") = 8:30 =RTD("cqg.rtd", , "... more

Precious Metals Start 2018 in Bullish Form

Feb 01, 2018
It has been a bullish start to 2018 in the precious metals sector. Palladium began the year with a new record high, and the prices of gold, silver, and platinum have all appreciated after having reached lows in mid-December. Over the past three years, the precious sector of the commodities market has traded to lows during the final month of the year and then took off to the upside in the new year. The path of least resistance for the prices of gold, silver, and platinum have all reacted to the dollar and interest rates. A weaker dollar tends to support the metals, and higher real rates of... more

Edge Zones: Real-Time Support and Resistance

Jan 30, 2018
Everyone sets their lines in the sand before the market opens, but wouldn't you love to have some automatically update in real time? Edge Zones take the market's tempo and track when and where a price gets active. Join our live webinar, hosted by Anthony Drager, to examine: What Edge Zones are How to find them Why these zones are some of the best S/R levels you will see How to apply them to multiple markets What it means to show in real-time where the near-term S/R will be How to use them across multiple time frames Date: February 13, 2018  Time: 2:30... more

Pulling Historical Imoku Study Data

Jan 24, 2018
This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet pulls in five Imoku studies along with open, high, low, and close bar values. You can change the symbol and the time frame. You can retrieve up to 300 daily bars and up to 3,000 intraday bar values. The spreadsheet also allows you to use either the primary session or a custom session. ​​ Here are the individual RTD formulas for each of the five Imoku studies using the EP symbol and the daily time frame: Imoku1: = RTD("cqg.rtd",,"StudyData", "EP", "Imoku", "Period1=9", "Imoku1","D","0","ALL",,,"FALSE","T") Imoku2: = RTD("cqg.rtd",,"... more

Ask Me Anything (AMA) Live Event

Jan 22, 2018
Mark your calendar for our next AMA event! Date: January 30, 2018 Time: 2:30 p.m. CT Take advantage of the opportunity to ask our product specialists to build your custom studies in real time during this live video presentation and interactive chat session. What is an AMA event? During an Ask Me Anything session, there are no set rules or formats. Anyone can ask anything about CQG. Our product specialists are particularly interested in helping you with your own custom studies. How do I join? Click the Join the AMA Livestream button in the CQG Forums sidebar... more