Commodities Continue to Look Bullish

Andy Hecht
Mar 01, 2018

Markets became highly volatile during February. A decline in the bond market and rising rates weighed on stocks. At the same time, the dollar index fell to the lowest level since 2014. Rising US rates and a falling dollar are not necessarily... more

Market Finds Near-Term Support

Stan Yabroff
Feb 09, 2018

Precious Metals Start 2018 in Bullish Form

Andy Hecht
Feb 01, 2018

It has been a bullish start to 2018 in the precious metals sector. Palladium began the year with a new record high, and the prices of gold, silver, and platinum have all appreciated after having reached lows in mid-December. Over the past three... more

CQG Desktop Version 2.20

Marcus Kwan
Jan 16, 2018
Quotes Improved process for adding and editing symbols on quote boards Improved experience when managing lists Added VWAP column in QSS Charts Added ability to show/hide session breaks as vertical lines Added ability to show/hide study parameters... more

Q4 2017 Winners and Losers and a Look Ahead to Q1

Andy Hecht
Jan 02, 2018

The dollar index moved lower by 1.14% in the fourth quarter of 2017, and commodities prices moved higher with five of the six major sectors posting gains. Out of the 29 commodities that I follow, 16 posted gains during the three-month period that... more

CQG Desktop Version 2.19

Marcus Kwan
Dec 16, 2017
Quotes Improved tooltips when hovering over symbols in QSS and in the heatmap style Added columns for contract month and month/year in QSS Trading Added the option to set order size defaults for individual commodities Native spread leg... more

What to Expect in the Final Month of 2017 in Commodities Markets

Andy Hecht
Dec 01, 2017

The year 2017 has been an up and down year for commodities, but when the dust settles the asset class will post an overall gain on the year. Even though inflation remains below the 2% target set by the Fed and ECB, the prices of commodities... more

CQG Desktop Version 2.18

Marcus Kwan
Nov 16, 2017
Charts The order display study now includes the average fill price Quotes When using net change mode on a mobile quote board, the last price displays last trade rather than last quote General A link to the new help website has been added to the... more

Crude Oil Heads for a Higher High in 2017

Andy Hecht
Nov 01, 2017

Crude oil is the energy commodity that continues to power the world. While many new and exciting energy products will likely take away some of oil’s market share in the years to come, the fact is that today oil remains essential for consumers... more

CQG Desktop Version 2.17

Marcus Kwan
Oct 02, 2017
Charts Added space between current bar and price scale Crosshairs for mobile mode Quotes New study column: Today's net change compared to the 20-day average true range Improved symbol list workflow Trading Market buttons always available on HOT... more