Blogs

The KDJ Indicator

Helmut Mueller
Aug 05, 2016

The SSK indicator using a divergence line

The KDJ indicator is actually a derived form of the Slow Stochastic with the only difference being an extra line called the J line. The J line represents the divergence of the %D value from the %K... more

The Fed Sets the Path for Higher Commodity Prices

Andy Hecht
Aug 01, 2016

Last week we heard from the US Federal Reserve and for the seventh straight month, the central bank left interest rates unchanged. In December 2015, the Fed hiked the short-term Fed Funds rate for the first time in nine years. At that point, they... more

Another Secret Revealed: Using an Embedded Condition

Helmut Mueller
Jul 25, 2016

In my last article I showed a little workaround to feed a calculation into a Study Parameter. We can use a very similar trick for all functions that require a separate condition for a reset. There are a few benefits of avoiding the separate... more

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