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What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.2

Marcus Kwan
Mar 25, 2020
Quotes Time & Sales or a single symbol Charting Ability to show more decimal points for all studies New chart type: Volume Candle DMIwADX study: ADX curve can now share scale with DMIu, DMId, and FFID

 

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2020 Update: 6 Trading Systems Based on the Super Template

Helmut Mueller
Mar 10, 2020

This is an update to the 6 trading systems published about one year ago.

On customer request, we added the ability to set a start and end time as well as an exit based on time.

The idea is to have a few standard trading systems that... more

CAST 2 Help update

Marcus Kwan
Mar 04, 2020

Help for CAST2 has been updated here: https://partners.cqg.com/fcm-desk/cast-2-resources

Thanks for being a valued partner. We hope that these updates help improve your administrative workflow as we continue to improve your CAST 2... more

Risk-Off In Most Commodities in Late February

Andy Hecht
Mar 02, 2020

Everything was humming along in the equities and commodities markets in mid-February. The S&P 500 made its latest record high on February 20. On the same day, the price of crude oil traded to a high of $54.66 per barrel on the nearby April... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.10

Marcus Kwan
Feb 26, 2020
Updates Order Info view Trailing and Iceberg orders Position matching preference: Intraday first More Details and How to Access the New Features Order Info Tap on an order to show an order action sheet Tap on Order Info to open the Order Info... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.1

Marcus Kwan
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... more

Coronavirus Causes Risk-Off In Commodities

Andy Hecht
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... more

A Closer Look at Range and True Range

Helmut Mueller
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... more

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