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

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, 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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