Tips and Tricks

The Guppy Multiple Moving Average is an indicator used in technical analysis to identify changing trends. The technique is based on combining two groups of moving averages with differing time… more

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… more

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… more

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… more

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… more

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:



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.… more


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… more


I want to chart the DDH6-EPH6*5 spread using a Heikin-Ashi chart. On a bar chart, I just see a closing line chart and it will not work in a Heikin-Ashi chart.

Solution:… more


The 12m DEC16DEC17 Eurodollar and the 12m DEC16DEC17 Sterling spread should be around 2, but I see 34. Why is this?


In CQG the EDA spread is quoted as… more