Blogs

Gold and Silver Reassert

Andy Hecht
Feb 03, 2017

After Election Day in November it looked like the rallies in gold and silver that took place over the course of 2016 were over and done. Nearby gold futures fell to lows of $1,123.90 and silver reached a low of $15.70 per ounce in December. Both... more

VWAP Study with Bands

Helmut Mueller
Jan 17, 2017

Here is a special version of the Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP) study including standard deviation bands.

VWAP is the volume-weighted average price for a futures contract plotted as a line on the price chart. The calculation... more

Q4 2016 Winners and Losers and a Look Ahead to Q1 2017

Andy Hecht
Jan 03, 2017

The dollar index exploded higher by 7.23% in Q4 2016, but most raw material prices ignored the greenback. The principal raw materials traded on US and UK futures exchanges rose by 3.75% in Q4. The dollar was up by 3.59% in 2016 and commodities... more

What's New in CQG M Version 2.9

Marcus Kwan
Dec 28, 2016

Here are some of the exciting new features available in CQG M version 2.9.

CQG M on Phones Details page layout improvements. Trading buttons moved from the top of the details page to the chart. Position display improvements give quick access... more

What's New in CQG M Version 2.8

Marcus Kwan
Dec 09, 2016

Here are some of the exciting new features in CQG M version 2.8, available on demo and production now.

Go flat: Go flat for a single symbol is now available in the HOT widget. Order info: In the order pop-up and in the HOT grid, you can now... more

Election Results and Commodity Prices

Andy Hecht
Dec 01, 2016

An election is always a time of uncertainty; however, when an incumbent’s term ends and the election for a new and unknown leader occurs, it often leads to an increase in volatility. The 2016 election was one of the most contentious, hard-fought... more

Add Seven Horizontal Lines to a Chart

Helmut Mueller
Nov 23, 2016

This custom study produces seven horizontal lines on a chart: today's open, high, and low; yesterday’s high and low; and today’s high and low for the opening balance. We often receive requests for one or more of these lines, so we have... more

Three Important Events for Commodities in the Coming Weeks

Andy Hecht
Nov 03, 2016

These upcoming events will impact commodities:

Election Day on November 8 OPEC meeting on November 30 Fed Funds rate decision in mid-December

It has been a busy year, beginning with a tumultuous sell off in the Chinese... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Nov 02, 2016

This Dow Jones News newsletter highlights some of the top coverage from Dow Jones' newsrooms around the world. The newsletter's focus is Resources, and coverage highlights include:

Market-moving news: ThyssenKrupp plans to sell a Brazilian... more

What's New in CQG M Version 2.7

Marcus Kwan
Oct 27, 2016

These features are now available on demo and production:

The innovative technical analysis tool, the Volume Comparison Widget, is now available as a standalone widget. It consolidates volume information and provides greater market... more