Blogs

Q2 Report - Commodities

Andy Hecht
Jul 07, 2020

The raw material markets made a comeback in the second quarter of 2020 after the global pandemic caused a deflationary spiral taking the prices of most assets lower in Q1. The commodity asset class consisting of 29 of the primary commodities that... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.12

Marcus Kwan
Jun 23, 2020
Updates Added the ability to trade from the chart Support for comment rows in the quoteboard Improved display for symbols with delayed data Improved display of order info for bracket orders More Details and How to Access the New Features Trade... more

What's new in CAST 2 v2.18

Marcus Kwan
Jun 11, 2020
General Task menu is now a standard menu control for improved visibility Consistent display of time format Create profile, login, account wizard improvements Profiles and Logins Added ability to create a sales series Added ability to search... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.5

Marcus Kwan
Jun 08, 2020
General CME Group Commentary and CME Group Research widgets now available Trading Volume of the last trade on HOT OTC/HMS Publish Bids & Offers Widget: added the ability to link and display underlying symbol on a chart New Hedge Balance... more

Changes to Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) and Osaka Exchange (OSE)

Jun 02, 2020
Summary After the transition of products between TOCOM and OSE (scheduled for July 2020), CQG will no longer offer OSE or TOCOM data separately and will only provide OSE/TOCOM consolidated data.  Starting in July 2020, OSE’s terminal/user fees... more

Volatility in the Silver-Gold Ratio

Andy Hecht
Jun 01, 2020

The silver-gold ratio measures the price relationship between the two precious metals. Silver and gold are hybrid commodities as both have long histories as both metals with a myriad of applications and as financial instruments. Long before there... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.4

Marcus Kwan
May 07, 2020
General Added CME Group Commentary and CME Group Research widgets - Now Available Any grid: Ability to copy from any grid cell to system clipboard (CTRL+C) Right-click menus added to: Options grid, Positions widget, orders on chart Chart... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.11

Marcus Kwan
May 06, 2020
Updates Added setting for TouchID/FaceID to trade Improved performance when viewing a large number of orders and positions Added time stamp for fills on order screen Trading interfaces hide order types when not available Added order comments field... more

Four Lessons From An Ugly April In Crude Oil

Andy Hecht
Apr 30, 2020

April 2020 will go down in history as the month that the price of crude oil fell to a low that most market participants did not believe possible. West Texas Intermediate crude oil began trading on the NYMEX division of the Chicago Mercantile... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.3

Marcus Kwan
Apr 13, 2020
Quotes Session open price added General Ability to color-code page names in left bar Improved experience when creating a page Trading Right-click on the price scale in HOT for a menu of place order actions Linking between the Positions... more