CQG offers an Implied Volatility (ImpVol) study that allows you to pull in historical implied volatility data onto a chart. ImpVol is not the implied volatility of one particular option. CQG uses the outright contract symbol from the... more

Footprints allow you to see inside the chart

In this webinar, Trevor Harnett answered the question of why some traders always seem to have a better read on the market.

He presented:

What Footprints are How Footprints help traders... 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


This Microsoft Excel® dashboard tracks four average true range study values for seven markets. On the Parameters tab you can enter the symbol, the number of decimals for prices, and the session parameter - either the entire session (enter All) or... more


This Microsoft Excel® dashboard uses RTD formulas to pull the following CQG Trading Studies into Excel:

Open Trade Equity Position Profit & Loss

These are study formulas and, therefore, historical data is available. However... more

More Studies on Charts

In a previous version, we launched the charting feature and the first few studies. In this version, we added Volume, RSI, MACD & Stochastics studies.

You can choose one overlay study... more


CQG M v1.9 with charting and studies is on production today at
This version has already been on stage for the past week at

Three basic studies: MA (Simple, 21), Max (Simple, 21, 50, 200), and... more