Thomas Finlon
Oct 18, 2021

Petroleum prices rose for an eighth consecutive week. This is the longest streak of weekly gains for Brent in more than 20 years. Continued OPEC+ discipline spearheaded by Saudi dismissiveness of additional production requests, the approach of... more

Oct 14, 2021

Prof. Barry Eichengreen and Yra Harris on Debt, the Dollar and Inflation

Barry Julian Eichengreen is an American economist who holds the title of George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the... more

Oct 13, 2021

Judd Hirschberg of Whitewave Trading Strategies and Yra Harris give an overview using CQG Integrated Client for global macro trading to students participating in the CME’s 2021 University Trading Challenge .

Global Macro Perspective using... more
Thom Hartle
Oct 13, 2021

This Microsoft® Excel dashboard has a number of features. The primary feature is the 10-Day Pattern Chart. This chart displays the percent net change on a 5-minute basis for today (the white line) and the previous nine sessions’ percent net... more

Thomas Finlon
Oct 11, 2021

Petroleum prices rose for a seventh consecutive week as WTI hit $80 for the first time since November 1, 2014. No imminent release from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve as falsely rumored earlier in the week, more switching to petroleum for... more

Andy Hecht
Oct 05, 2021

The raw material markets asset class edged higher in the third quarter of 2021 after posting gains in Q1 and Q2. The commodity asset class consisting of 29 of the primary commodities that trade on US and UK exchanges moved 2.11% higher in Q3 than... more

Oct 04, 2021

The User Defined Strategies functionality in CQG has been updated to include over two-hundred strategies.

For all of the details, please read the Help file. more

Thomas Finlon
Oct 04, 2021

Petroleum prices rose for a sixth consecutive week and sixth consecutive quarter. This was the largest monthly increase since June as Crude prices touched three year highs earlier in the week. Prices increased despite US Crude inventories rising... more

Sep 28, 2021

We are now on the edge of a great market transformation, driven by unprecedented environment forces including global expansion of COVID-19, disruptive climate change risks, uncertainty of the global economic growth, and increased... more

Thom Hartle
Sep 27, 2021

This post details using the Microsoft® Excel “Scatter Plot” Chart to track market performance. In this example, RTD formulas are used to pull in the percent net change of the 30 stocks that are in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from CQG. Two... more