Workspaces

Thom Hartle
Dec 12, 2017

CQG offers a collection of conditions you can use to mark points on a chart when the condition is met. In addition, you can create your own custom conditions. You can easily bring conditions into Excel using RTD formulas. Excel displays a 1... more

Thom Hartle
Dec 04, 2017

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard displays market data for cocoa spreads traded on the ICE platform using a matrix-style format. The outrights are along the top row and at the start of each row. The best bid and best ask are also included. If the... more

Thom Hartle
Nov 28, 2017

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard displays market data for coffee spreads traded on the ICE platform using a matrix-style format. The outrights are along the top row and at the start of each row. The best bid and best ask are also included. If the... more

Thom Hartle
Nov 21, 2017

You can use LocalHour and LocalMinute functions in the RTD formula to pull in the open price for a market using a 5-minute bar at 12:00. This technique was detailed in a previous article here.

If... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 30, 2017

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard scans options on the E-mini S&P 500 futures market using the CQG RTD Toolkit for volume and displays strikes ranked by the volume traded for each listed expiry. The scan covers options traded 15 strikes above... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 23, 2017

There are numerous Excel samples that walk you through bringing various market data into Excel using RTD formulas. However, there is a lot to look through. One solution is to use the CQG Formula Builder. You can right-click a study, hover your... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 16, 2017

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard presents different styles of viewing market and study information. The left-hand side is today's current market data. You can enter symbols and set the number of decimals. The HiLoAlert cell is a user-entered value... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 11, 2017

There is an RTD call for depth-of-market (DOM) data for futures markets. You call the DOM data by symbol and queue number. You can pull the bid or ask price, bid or ask volume, and the time of the last update.

The best ask... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 06, 2017

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard has three tabs. The first tab displays today’s market quotes, volume, and open interest data. If the last price is matching the open price, then the open price is highlighted blue. If the last price is... more

Thom Hartle
Sep 25, 2017

CQG charts have a setting called the BATS Charts Preferences. Here, you select what data to use to build the chart. You can use the default setting where the chart is built using trade and settlement data. You can uncheck Use default ... more