Blogs

Three Reasons Why Volatility May Return to the Oil Market

Andy Hecht
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... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.1

Marcus Kwan
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... more

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

Andy Hecht
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... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.0

Marcus Kwan
Mar 13, 2019
Charts New drawing tools: Trend lines and channels Added Ichimoku study Added Directional Movement (DMI) Study Right-click menus Added ability to pan chart into the future Trading Scale compression in HOT & Spreadsheet Trader View only... more

CQG Mobile is now available on the Play Store and App Store!

Marcus Kwan
Mar 07, 2019
Download CQG Mobile for iOS or Android today  

CQG Mobile is now available in the Google Play store and Apple App Store! The CQG app has what you've been waiting for:

Fast biometric log on Great offline experience Push notifications... more

Ultimate Oscillator and Chaikin Oscillator plus Money Flow

Helmut Mueller
Mar 07, 2019

For this post we are looking at Larry Williams Ultimate Oscillator and the Marc Chaikin Oscillator.

Developed by Larry Williams the Ultimate Oscillator is a momentum oscillator designed to capture momentum across three different timeframes... more

A February to Remember For Copper And Gold

Andy Hecht
Mar 01, 2019

February 2019 was an excellent month for the prices of two high-profile metals that trade on the futures exchanges. Gold is a metal that has many roles. The yellow metal is a go-to favorite when it comes to jewelry, and its resistance to heat and... more

Gold and Silver Send Signs on Their Weekly Charts

Andy Hecht
Feb 01, 2019

Gold fell to a low at $1161.70 in mid-August, but silver waited until mid-November to find its bottom at $13.86 per ounce. Since the lows, the precious metals have been making higher lows and higher highs. During the week of January 22, both... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 3.9

Marcus Kwan
Jan 28, 2019
Charts Horizontal and vertical lines pointer tools. Coming soon: Cursor value display with vertical line tool. More pointer tools. General Improved changing a symbol in Chart and HOT. Added symbol description on single-symbol widget tabs. Left... more

6 Trading Systems Based on the Super Template

Helmut Mueller
Jan 17, 2019

Related: Using the Super Template

The idea is to have a few standard trading systems that have many customizable exits already built in:

EOD - End Of Day will exit any position at the last bar of the day when checked. MMstop... more