The Guppy is an indicator used in technical analysis to identify changing trends. The technique is based on combining two groups of moving averages with differing time periods.
One set of moving averages in the Guppy multiple moving... more
In my last article I showed a little workaround to feed a calculation into a Study Parameter. We can use a very similar trick for all functions that require a separate condition for a reset. There are a few benefits of avoiding the separate... more
If you build your own indicators, you may have been stuck feeding your own calculation back into a study parameter. The CQG front-end does not allow this directly, but we have a smart workaround to make it work. Thanks to Jim Stavros for... more
In my last blog post we turned the Super Template AMA trading system into a new trading system using MACD with a few steps. At first glance it seemed to be a losing system, but after we applied a simple $2,000 stop loss, it performed a little bit... more
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
One of the questions that comes up every now and then is about measuring the performance between two markets. So far since January 2015, DAX and EURO STOXX futures have rallied very strong, but which one is stronger?
One of the theories behind Market Profile®* is the opening trading range. This is the high and the low from the first hour of trading. We want to create a trading system around that and use the Super Template to save a lot of time.... more