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What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.1

Feb 10, 2020
Trading Volume profile on HOT Ability to modify iceberg visibility of working orders Column filters for accounts widgets Parked orders widget Quotes Yesterday's open, high, and low columns in QSS/SST Heatmap font style refinements Charting Added Williams %R, Hull and Keltner channel studies More Details and How to Access the New Features Volume profile on HOT In the HOT widget, go to the task menu and select "Show Volume Profile (session)". In CQG IC, this setting is called Total Volume Column with additional settings for day or session.... more

CQG Partners with DVeX to Offer Front-End Platforms to New Cryptocurrency Exchange

Feb 04, 2020
CHICAGO / DENVER, Feb. 4, 2020 – CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance technology solutions for traders, brokers, commercial hedgers, and exchanges, today announced the establishment of a partnership with DVeX, a new cryptocurrency exchange built by and for institutional traders.  The firms have collaborated to offer CQG front-end platforms to DVeX clients for cutting-edge trading tools and analytics, effective immediately. Created by the founders of DV Trading, DVeX was designed to deliver a world-class institutional cryptocurrency trading platform to meet the demands of... more

Coronavirus Causes Risk-Off In Commodities

Feb 03, 2020
In 2008, the global financial crisis caused by a housing meltdown in the US and sovereign debt issues in Europe caused a risk-off period that sent the prices of all assets appreciably lower. Crude oil, copper, precious metals, and a host of other commodities prices fell dramatically. Central banks around the world led by the US Fed stepped in, cut interest rates, and dug deep into their monetary policy toolboxes to stabilize the global economy. Since then, markets have experienced speedbumps, but nothing like the conditions seen in 2008. In 2011, many commodity prices reached new highs as the... more

ETF-Based Equity Portfolios

Jan 30, 2020
The pac files available below for download represent equity sectors. ;Each sector is composed of specific Exchange Traded Funds (ETF). Each EFT contains a portfolio of the individual equities that are currently held as part of that specific ETF. If you download a specific sector there will be a separate portfolio for each of the ETFs containing specific stock symbols. Downloads

A Closer Look at Range and True Range

Jan 21, 2020
The Average True Range (ATR) study takes the moving average of the true range over the specified period. Definitions: True Range = True High - True Low True High = The greater of the current bar's high or the previous bar's close True Low = The lesser of the current bar's low or the previous bar's close The famous turtles initially used the function, but there is a lot we can do with it today. True Range Risk Study - TRrisk A very common approach to money management is that the range (or true range) of a bar defines an implied risk in entering a technically driven... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.10

Jan 10, 2020
Trading Buttons on HOT are now smaller Positions by Commodity View Ability to center all HOTs on page Ability to export historical orders to Excel Quotes First notice, last trading day, and contract expiration columns in QSS Session times for symbols now available in CSPEC Create a blank row or text row to group symbols in QSS/SST More Details and How to Access the New Features Recenter all HOTs quickly Whenever you have more than one HOT on a page, a button will appear in the left bar to center all of the HOTs on the page. Additionally, CTRL + click on... more

Fourth Quarter 2019 Overview and the Outlook For Q1 2020

Jan 06, 2020
A weaker dollar and de-escalation in the trade war between the US and China lifted commodity prices in the final quarter of 2019. In Q4, a composite of 27 commodities prices that trade on the futures exchange in the US and forward exchange in the UK appreciated by 6.47%. In 2019, the asset class posted a 10.98% gain as of the close of business on December 31. At the same time, the stock market moved appreciably higher in 2019, after the price carnage during the final quarter of 2018. The DJIA was up better than 22% for the year, with the S&P 500 gaining almost 29%. The tech-heavy... more