Blogs

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.10

Marcus Kwan
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... more

Fourth Quarter 2019 Overview and the Outlook For Q1 2020

Andy Hecht
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... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.9

Marcus Kwan
Dec 06, 2019
Trading Click in the Buy/Sell columns to place orders in the HOT Ability to modify order duration on working orders Algo orders support Fill report accessible from the navigation bar HOT performance improvements Scrolling the HOT price scale now... more

Coffee Makes Upside Progress Since Mid-October

Andy Hecht
Dec 02, 2019

The coffee futures market can be one of the most volatile markets in the world. The world’s leading producer and exporter of Arabica beans is Brazil. The weather conditions in the South American nation and the level of Brazil’s currency often... more

What's new in CAST 2 version 2.17

Marcus Kwan
Nov 15, 2019
General Improved overall site performance Improved visual contrast for cards Added ability to see change history for records (profiles, logins, accounts, orders) Added change history search widget on homepage Profiles and Logins Change history... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.8

Marcus Kwan
Nov 07, 2019
Quotes CSPEC widget: added maintenance margin CSPEC widget: added MIC label to exchange to help with troubleshooting Charting Pitchfork drawing tool Color picker on chart and quotes now has gray colors General Faster widget launching, widgets... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.7

Marcus Kwan
Nov 01, 2019
Quotes Ability to sort a QSS and SST by symbol Trading Right-click to cancel orders now available on HOT and SST Bracket orders now available on the Order Ticket Position margin in the Account Summary widget is now received directly from the risk... more

Crude Oil Keeps Bouncing As OPEC Prepares to Meet and Politics Loom Large

Andy Hecht
Nov 01, 2019

So far, in 2019, the price of nearby NYMEX crude oil futures has traded in a range from $44.35 to $66.60 per barrel. However, the low came at the very start of the year, and since the week of January 7, it has been at $50.52 per barrel.

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Third Quarter 2019 Overview and Q4 2019 Outlook

Andy Hecht
Oct 02, 2019

A strong dollar, escalating trade war between the US and China, and many other factors caused increased volatility in the commodities asset class over the third quarter of 2019. However, the overall performance of the sector was not all that... more

Gold and Silver - Bull Markets

Andy Hecht
Sep 03, 2019

With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold and silver market was explosive in August.

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