Helmut Mueller

Divergence 3

Aug 06, 2021

A long time ago, I wrote two articles about divergence for our CQG blog that are probably still worth reading. Especially in the second article, I was using peaks on the indicators to measure price behavior on these points. I.e. if the indicator... more

Trader Dynamic Index – TDI

Jan 19, 2021

The Trader Dynamic Index is a combination of RSI and Bollinger Bands. We use a 13 period RSI with a tight moving average on top of it and another moving average on top of this. This is some kind of double smoothing. Also as a 34 period Bollinger... more

Hybrid Trading Systems for Auto Execution

Jan 19, 2021

When do I need a hybrid trading system for auto execution? Since we released CQG AutoTrader functionality and XLS Trader we have had some use cases were we wanted to combine the best of both worlds.

The CQG trade systems tool gives us the... more

2020 Update: 6 Trading Systems Based on the Super Template

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

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... more

Volatility Stop and Volatility System

Jun 18, 2019

Here are two more trading systems based on the Super Template that were recently created on a customers demand.

The idea is to have a few standard trading systems that have many customizable exits already built in:

EOD - End Of Day... more

Ultimate Oscillator and Chaikin Oscillator plus Money Flow

Mar 07, 2019

For this post we are looking at Larry Williams Ultimate Oscillator and the Marc Chaikin Oscillator.

Developed by Larry Williams the Ultimate Oscillator is a momentum oscillator designed to capture momentum across three different timeframes... more

6 Trading Systems Based on the Super Template

Jan 17, 2019

Related: Using the Super Template

The idea is to have a few standard trading systems that have many customizable exits already built in:

EOD - End Of Day will exit any position at the last bar of the day when checked. MMstop... more

Most Wanted 7 Studies Plus a Bonus Trading System

Jan 04, 2019

This is a collection of frequently requested studies, which are not part of CQG’S standard offering. These studies are open source and detailed descriptions can be easily found on the internet. Your CQG Application Specialists have created these... more

VWAP Study with Bands

Jan 17, 2017

Here is a special version of the Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP) study including standard deviation bands.

VWAP is the volume-weighted average price for a futures contract plotted as a line on the price chart. The calculation... more