Blogs

Spread Continuation Chart Using the Same Months

Thom Hartle
Mar 29, 2016

Request: I want to plot a historical daily chart of a spread: December Wheat versus December Corn. I want the chart to be a continuation chart and to always use December contracts for the two markets.

Solution: Enter this symbol for the... more

Add Symbols in All Contracts Window to Excel

Thom Hartle
Mar 22, 2016

Request: How can I get the symbols I see in the All Contracts Window into Excel? I cannot select the columns and copy and paste.

Solution: CQG offers an Excel RTD Add-in. There is a 64-bit Excel version and a 32-bit Excel version. Please... more

Winter Gives Way to Planting Season

Andy Hecht
Mar 01, 2016

​As it is now the beginning of March, the spring season is fast approaching. Across the fertile farmlands of the United States, farmers are preparing to seed their acreage for the 2016 crop year. In the world of agricultural commodities, each... more

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

... more

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