Blogs

Net Change in the DOMTrader

Thom Hartle
Feb 25, 2016

Request: How can I make the Net Change in the DOMTrader® be easier to read for the Japanese Yen contract?

Solution: You can limit the length of the net change by turning off decimals:

Click the Support button in the upper right corner... more

CQG M: Volume Comparison Widget

Marcus Kwan
Feb 22, 2016

With our 2.0 release on mdemo.cqg.com, we've also added a volume comparison widget. You can access it by swiping on the chart that's attached to a quote board.

What is it and why is it helpful? 
Dual-axis volume comparison

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New Version of CQG M for Phones

Marcus Kwan
Feb 18, 2016

We've launched a new mobile mode on mdemo.cqg.com and on m.cqg.com.

We're excited about this release because we have been getting a lot of positive feedback from early users, and we think it really improves the CQG M experience on phones... more

Setting Studies to Share Scales

Thom Hartle
Feb 04, 2016

Request:

My Imoku study is not lining up over the bars and using the same scale as the price. How do I correct this?

Solution:

Right-click the study, select Modify Study. Select Display. Change “ShareScale” to On. This will... more

Custom Session in a Quote Display

Thom Hartle
Feb 03, 2016

Request:

I would like to see in a quote display the same open, high, low, and close prices I see on a chart with a custom session.

Solution: Enter the symbol, then a comma followed by the time frame, and the name of the custom... more

Spread Symbology

Thom Hartle
Feb 03, 2016

Request:

The 12m DEC16DEC17 Eurodollar and the 12m DEC16DEC17 Sterling spread should be around 2, but I see 34. Why is this?

Solution:

In CQG the EDA spread is quoted as whole numbers and QSA is quoted as a decimal.... more

Spread Bars

Thom Hartle
Feb 03, 2016

Request:

I want to chart the DDH6-EPH6*5 spread using a Heikin-Ashi chart. On a bar chart, I just see a closing line chart and it will not work in a Heikin-Ashi chart.

Solution:

Use the Spread function:

Spread(DDH6-EPH6... more

The Relationship between Gold and Crude Oil - Divergence

Andy Hecht
Feb 01, 2016

There is a big difference between price and value. Price is a transparent number where buyers and sellers meet to transact. Value is a concept that often goes much deeper. We can all watch asset prices as they cross our screens in real time.... more

Q4 2015 Winners and Losers Plus a Look Ahead to 2016

Andy Hecht
Jan 04, 2016

The final quarter of 2015 is now in the books and for the most part, it was more of the same for commodity prices. Overall, a composite of over thirty commodities moved lower once again in a continuation of the secular bear market for commodity... more

Auto Trade Quick Start Guide: Part 2

Helmut Mueller
Dec 29, 2015

After supporting auto trading for one year now, it seems to be that understanding the difference between backtesting and real-time trading might be the biggest struggle. If your backtesting results do not match your real trading results, using... more