Blogs

CME Group Options on Micro Futures

Matt Murray
Oct 07, 2020

The CME Group has added Options on Micro Futures to their product offerings. These contracts are 1/10 the size of the E-mini futures on the S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Russell 2000 indices. The benefit for you is the... more

What's new in CAST 2 v2.20

Thom Hartle
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

Q3 Report - Commodities

Andy Hecht
Oct 05, 2020

The raw material markets continued to make a comeback in the third 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... more

CME Group Water Contract Commentary

Sep 29, 2020

CME Group is launching a water contract based on the NASDAQ Veles Water Indexes in December.

Here is a presentation by Kevin L. Patrick, a preeminent authority on water law and water issues, presented by WhiteWave Trading Strategies,... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.13

Marcus Kwan
Sep 17, 2020
Updates Improved visiblity for working orders on HOT Icons in main navigation now display the number of working orders and positions Tapping on fill notification will now navigate to the filled orders screen Parking and activating orders Added... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.8

Marcus Kwan
Sep 09, 2020
Trading Center mouse button will recenter the HOT price scale in Chrome Added preference to center the HOT price scale after x seconds OTC/HMS Ability to create both bid and offer side HTA pricing type Add time columns to hedge account balances... more

CME University Trading Challenge

Sep 09, 2020

CQG is proud to be the technology sponsor for the CME Group University Trading Challenge! This electronic challenge allows students to experience simulated real-time trading using professional trading software. Learn more on the challenge website... more

CQG Gateway Release 5.19 Includes New Features

Sep 09, 2020

Production Gateway release this weekend, the gateway will be down for maintenance during the upgrade.  It will be down from Friday, September 11th, 19:00 CT until its finished before the open Sunday, September 13th. 

Along... more

Grain Prices Move Higher As The 2020 Harvest Season Arrives - Follow Crop Progress On CQG

Andy Hecht
Aug 31, 2020

The end of the summer is the start of the harvest season in the grain markets. The United States is the world’s leading producer and exporter of corn and soybeans, and a leading producer of wheat. The grains and oilseed are the agricultural... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.7

Marcus Kwan
Aug 11, 2020
Chart Added Stochastic momentum study Added Adaptive Moving Average study Added ability for Volume study to use up/down or solid coloring OTC/HMS Added base price data for HMS instruments Publish Bids & Offers: Added ability to switch from... more