Blogs

A Major Technical Signal for Commodities?

Andy Hecht
Jun 01, 2016

The US economy is the world’s largest. The US dollar has been the world’s most stable currency, and it is universally accepted as the reserve currency around the globe. The dollar is the benchmark pricing mechanism for most commodity prices, and... more

Super Template as a Shortcut to Building Your Trading System

Helmut Mueller
May 18, 2016

This is a quick-start guide to building your own trading system based on the Super Template. The Super Template comes pre-installed with CQG Integrated Client. As a basic example, we will create a trading system using classical MACD as the main... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

May 04, 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: Halliburton and Baker Hughes discuss... more

CQG M 2.2: Everything you need to know

Marcus Kwan
May 03, 2016

In our release last month of version 2.1, we focused on improvements to CQG M on the phone. This month, these exciting features for desktops are ready in version 2.2, available on mdemo.cqg.com today:

Options widget Heatmap style for... more

Grains Come Back to Life

Andy Hecht
May 02, 2016

The 2012 drought sent grain prices to dizzying heights. Soybeans reached almost $18 while corn traded to highs of almost $8.50 and wheat moved above $9.45 per bushel. Since then, grain prices entered a prolonged bear market. These essential... more

Trading the News, Fading the News

Richard Weissman
Apr 27, 2016

This article examines how technical analysis can aid in trading around news events. One of the biggest misconceptions is that technical analysis is a “standalone” method and therefore, incompatible with fundamental analysis. How do I combine... more

Export Chart and Study Data to Excel

Thom Hartle
Apr 20, 2016

Request: What is the easiest way to get chart and study data from a chart into an Excel spreadsheet?

Solution: Simply right-click the chart area that has the market data and, at the bottom of the menu, click “Export to Excel... more

New in CQG M v2.1

Marcus Kwan
Apr 06, 2016

Thank you all for your feedback and support for CQG M. 

Since our CQG M update just over a month ago, our usage numbers have been stronger than ever and we have received great feedback. We are happy to announce... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Apr 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:

Market-moving news: TransCanada in takeover with talks with... more

Winners and Losers in Q1 2016 and a Look Ahead to Q2

Andy Hecht
Apr 04, 2016

First quarter of 2016 is now in the books. It was a quarter of fear, of uncertainty, of losses, and redemption. Overall, a composite of the twenty-nine major commodities traded on futures markets moved only 1.63% higher. When I include iron ore,... more