Coronavirus Causes Risk-Off In Commodities

Andy Hecht
Feb 03, 2020

In 2008, the global financial crisis caused by a housing meltdown in the US and sovereign debt issues in Europe caused a risk-off period that sent the prices of all assets appreciably lower. Crude oil, copper, precious metals, and a host of other... more

A Closer Look at Range and True Range

Helmut Mueller
Jan 21, 2020

The Average True Range (ATR) study takes the moving average of the true range over the specified period.


True Range = True High - True Low True High = The greater of the current bar's high or the previous bar's close True... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.10

Marcus Kwan
Jan 10, 2020
Trading Buttons on HOT are now smaller Positions by Commodity View Ability to center all HOTs on page Ability to export historical orders to Excel Quotes First notice, last trading day, and contract expiration columns in QSS Session times for... more

Fourth Quarter 2019 Overview and the Outlook For Q1 2020

Andy Hecht
Jan 06, 2020

A weaker dollar and de-escalation in the trade war between the US and China lifted commodity prices in the final quarter of 2019. In Q4, a composite of 27 commodities prices that trade on the futures exchange in the US and forward exchange in the... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.9

Marcus Kwan
Dec 06, 2019
Trading Click in the Buy/Sell columns to place orders in the HOT Ability to modify order duration on working orders Algo orders support Fill report accessible from the navigation bar HOT performance improvements Faster scrolling on HOT, price scale... more

Coffee Makes Upside Progress Since Mid-October

Andy Hecht
Dec 02, 2019

The coffee futures market can be one of the most volatile markets in the world. The world’s leading producer and exporter of Arabica beans is Brazil. The weather conditions in the South American nation and the level of Brazil’s currency often... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.9

Marcus Kwan
Nov 22, 2019
Updates Major chart upgrade (drawing tools, studies, and continuation Fractional price formatting for fixed income symbols Network quality notifications for bad connections More Details and How to Access the New Features Chart Continuation

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What's new in CAST 2 v2.17

Marcus Kwan
Nov 15, 2019
General Improved overall site performance Improved visual contrast for cards Added ability to see change history for records (profiles, logins, accounts, orders) Added change history search widget on homepage Profiles and Logins Change history... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.8

Marcus Kwan
Nov 07, 2019
Quotes CSPEC widget: added maintenance margin CSPEC widget: added MIC label to exchange to help with troubleshooting Charting Pitchfork drawing tool Color picker on chart and quotes now has gray colors General Faster widget launching, widgets... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.7

Marcus Kwan
Nov 01, 2019
Quotes Ability to sort a QSS and SST by symbol Trading Right-click to cancel orders now available on HOT and SST Bracket orders now available on the Order Ticket Position margin in the Account Summary widget is now received directly from the risk... more