Blogs

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

Auto Trade Quick Start Guide: Part 1

Helmut Mueller
Dec 16, 2015

CQG Integrated Client version 2015 offers sophisticated auto execution based on the CQG backtesting environment. Basically, all of your trading systems can be set to auto execution with only a few mouse clicks. Keep in mind that your trading... more

Crude Oil and the OPEC Meeting

Andy Hecht
Dec 02, 2015

It has been a rough ride for crude oil since June of 2014 when the price of active month NYMEX crude was trading above $107 per barrel. Since then, the price has been making lower highs and lower lows. The energy commodity closed the month of... more

Dow Jones News Highlights: Resources

Dec 01, 2015

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: TransCanada looks to suspend its Keystone XL... more

Will Natural Gas Fall into the Abyss?

Andy Hecht
Nov 09, 2015

The price of active month NYMEX natural gas futures closed on September 30, 2015 at $2.524 per mmBtu. The fourth and first quarters are generally a positive seasonal period for the energy commodity that is very sensitive to heating demand. The... more