Blogs

Secret Revealed: Feeding a Calculation into a Study Parameter

Helmut Mueller
Jul 21, 2016

If you build your own indicators, you may have been stuck feeding your own calculation back into a study parameter. The CQG front-end does not allow this directly, but we have a smart workaround to make it work. Thanks to Jim Stavros for... more

Coding the Guppy Multiple Moving Average

Jul 08, 2016

The Guppy Multiple Moving Average is an indicator used in technical analysis to identify changing trends. The technique is based on combining two groups of moving averages with differing time periods.

In a recent article, Helmut Mueller... more

Guppy Multiple Moving Average

Helmut Mueller
Jul 08, 2016

The Guppy is an indicator used in technical analysis to identify changing trends. The technique is based on combining two groups of moving averages with differing time periods.

One set of moving averages in the Guppy multiple moving... more

Trailing Stops

Helmut Mueller
Jul 07, 2016

Sometimes it is not necessary to write a complex trading system when you want to accomplish something minor in the trading environment. For example, CQG provides built-in trailing stop orders that may be placed a defined number of ticks... more

CQG M: New Sidebar for Desktops and Tablets

Marcus Kwan
Jul 06, 2016

In an effort to improve the real estate usage at the top of the app for desktops and tablets, the next release (2.4) will have a change that will optimize some vertical space.

Page navigation, widget launching, and access to... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Jul 05, 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:

Exclusive news: Libya’s oil production saw a jump, Japan’s... more

Q2 2016 Winners and Losers Plus a Look Ahead to Q3

Andy Hecht
Jul 05, 2016

The second quarter of 2016 is now in the books. It was a quarter of fear of uncertainty, volatility, and gains for commodities. Overall, a composite of the 29 primary commodities that trade on futures markets moved 10.75% higher. So far in 2016,... more

Display a Real-Time Clock in CQG

Thom Hartle
Jun 09, 2016

Request: Is there a way to display a large, real-time screen clock in CQG?

Solution: Yes. When you install CQG IC or CQG QTrader, the TheWeb toolbar button appears in the top row. If it is not there then it will be listed under the... more

Super Template and Money Management Optimization

Helmut Mueller
Jun 02, 2016

In my last blog post we turned the Super Template AMA trading system into a new trading system using MACD with a few steps. At first glance it seemed to be a losing system, but after we applied a simple $2,000 stop loss, it performed a little bit... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Jun 01, 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:

Exclusive news: Grain traders were planning to reject... more