Thom Hartle

What's new in CAST 2 v2.21

Feb 24, 2021
Ability (in CAST2 only) to restrict acct from opening a short position in CAST2 only New CAST user permissions to modify Authentication System (2FA) for trader and CAST user Create an Order Handler

Thanks for being a valued partner. We hope... more

What's new in CAST 2 v2.20

Oct 06, 2020
General Margin by product

FCMs can now set the Risk Parameters/Margin Subsystem/Margin Multiplier as either Limited or Inherited from CAST 1

FCMs can now set the Market Limits/All Commodities/Margin Multiplier by the commodity. If the... more

Bid/Ask Volume Oscillators Study

Aug 09, 2016

CQG provides the ability to separate volume into trades executed at the best bid price and trades executed at the best ask price. This feature gives you more insight into market action because you can see whether sellers are aggressive or buyers... more

Display a Real-Time Clock in CQG

Jun 09, 2016

Request: Is there a way to display a large, real-time screen clock in CQG?

Solution: Yes. When you install CQG IC or CQG QTrader, the TheWeb toolbar button appears in the top row. If it is not there then it will be listed under the... more

Export Chart and Study Data to Excel

Apr 20, 2016

Request: What is the easiest way to get chart and study data from a chart into an Excel spreadsheet?

Solution: Simply right-click the chart area that has the market data and, at the bottom of the menu, click “Export to Excel... more

Spread Continuation Chart Using the Same Months

Mar 29, 2016

Request: I want to plot a historical daily chart of a spread: December Wheat versus December Corn. I want the chart to be a continuation chart and to always use December contracts for the two markets.

Solution: Enter this symbol for the... more

Add Symbols in All Contracts Window to Excel

Mar 22, 2016

Request: How can I get the symbols I see in the All Contracts Window into Excel? I cannot select the columns and copy and paste.

Solution: CQG offers an Excel RTD Add-in. There is a 64-bit Excel version and a 32-bit Excel version. Please... more

Net Change in the DOMTrader

Feb 25, 2016

Request: How can I make the Net Change in the DOMTrader® be easier to read for the Japanese Yen contract?

Solution: You can limit the length of the net change by turning off decimals:

Click the Support button in the upper right corner... more

Setting Studies to Share Scales

Feb 04, 2016


My Imoku study is not lining up over the bars and using the same scale as the price. How do I correct this?


Right-click the study, select Modify Study. Select Display. Change “ShareScale” to On. This will... more

Custom Session in a Quote Display

Feb 03, 2016


I would like to see in a quote display the same open, high, low, and close prices I see on a chart with a custom session.

Solution: Enter the symbol, then a comma followed by the time frame, and the name of the custom... more