Blogs

Early-Onset Trend Indicator

Jul 07, 2014

For this month's Traders' Tips, we provide CQG code for the Early-Onset Trend Indicator, described in the August 2014 Stocks and Commodities Magazine article, The Quotient Transformation by John F. Ehlers.

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Optimizing Time

Helmut Mueller
Jul 03, 2014

After we looked into some time frame considerations in my last article, the next logical question is to ask if CQG can "optimize time." CQG Trade System Optimizer (TSO) does not allow us to optimize a trade system by answering the question on... more

Time Frame Considerations

Helmut Mueller
Jun 13, 2014

What is the right time frame for your trading?

Any data we analyze is more representative if we have a bigger number of samples. Asking ten people how the next elections will turn out will most likely give you a less accurate picture than... more

Check Out CQG IC's Calendar of Events

Thom Hartle
Jun 10, 2014

Have you used CQG's new Calendar of Events? The Calendar of Events allows you to track economic releases with a concise calendar. It provides details for key global macroeconomic indicators, regional economic indicators, and events. An event is a... more

Short-Term Trading Techniques with CQG's Time-Based TFlow

Richard Weissman
May 28, 2014

Many speculative traders are attracted to short-term or intraday trading for a wide array of reasons. These reasons include the fact that trades executed are typically lower risk as well as superior winning percentages when compared to trades... more

Interview with the Options Queen, Jeanette Schwarz Young

May 28, 2014

Part of a series of interviews with traders who use CQG Integrated Client, this interview is with Jeanette Schwarz Young, CFP, CMT , M.S., who has been trading since 1981. She is author of The Options Doctor: Strategies for Every Kind of Market... more

Number of Trades Per Day and "X" Events

Helmut Mueller
May 28, 2014

One of my first backtesting tips featured a piece of code to limit a trading system only to one trade per day.

My colleague Doug came up with a smarter way to do this and even added the possibility to define how many trades he would allow... more

Trades Based on a Different Trading System

Helmut Mueller
May 14, 2014

One of the questions we received recently was if it is possible to trigger a trade in a certain market based on another trading system trading a different market. The answer is yes. Here is how to do it and some traps to watch out for.

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Trade System Optimizer

Helmut Mueller
May 06, 2014

In my previous article, Backtesting Tip: Parameters inside CQG Code, I discussed the different parameter types and how to use them. This is important for all backtesting users because only values created as a parameter (Parms) can be optimized... more

Parameters inside CQG Code

Helmut Mueller
Apr 30, 2014

We are getting a lot of questions about CQG parameters (Parms). In CQG, parameters are used for everything that needs to be controlled from the user interface and only Parms can be optimized.

The window above shows an example of a... more