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Three Reasons Why Volatility May Return to the Oil Market

Apr 20, 2019
Crude oil is the energy commodity that powers the world. Over the past six months, the international oil market provided a rollercoaster of volatility for market participants. A ride to the downside from October through December last year led to a price recovery that has taken the price of nearby NYMEX futures to the $65 level and pushed the price of the Brent benchmark crude oil futures to over $72 per barrel. While the oil market is still in recovery mode, there are signs that two-way volatility could return to the energy commodity over the coming weeks. The path of least... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.1

Apr 05, 2019
Charts Cursor value box now shows data for last bar in view General Reduced width of the left navigation bar Trading Added last trade price column to Positions widget Quotes Added exchange column in QSS and Spreadsheet Trader Added ability to remove settlement prices from Time and Sales Added coloring for aggressor in Time and Sales As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG Desktop experience. We invite you to provide feedback on features that you like or want via... more

Q1 2019 Winners and Losers in Commodities and a Look Ahead to Q2 2019

Apr 01, 2019
The dollar index moved higher by 1.16% in the first quarter of 2019, but the commodities asset class posted a gain over the first three months of the quarter that ended on March 29. Two of the six major sectors posted losses while four moved to the upside. The composite of 29 raw material markets that trade in the US and the UK fell down 6.82% in 2018, but in the first quarter, it moved 6.72% higher.   Gasoline led the way higher in Q1 The energy sector was the best performing commodity in Q1 as the composite appreciated by 19.5%. Gasoline made the most significant gain in the... more

Enhance Your Trading on CQG With Quantitative Brokers’ Algorithms

Mar 27, 2019
During our live webinar, learn how to improve your execution and lower your trading costs in Futures and U.S. Cash Treasury markets with Quantitative Brokers’ Algorithms. Attendees will learn about: What Quantitative Brokers (QB) provides  Advanced Algorithm Execution Strategies  Transaction Cost Analysis  How to access QB's Algorithms on CQG Date: April 11, 2019  Time: 2:30 p.m. CT Register