Evaluating Trading Ideas with Intelligent Backtesting

Sharpen your trading with the advanced tools available in CQG Integrated Client. CQG Product Specialist Helmut Mueller presents a start-to-finish analysis of a trade system and covers:

  • Pre-screening
  • Rule management
  • Parameter optimization
  • Numerical and graphical result interpretation

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Helmut Mueller, CQG Product Specialist

Helmut Mueller specializes in advanced options modules, trade system programming, condition development, custom studies, auto trading, and all other aspects of visualizing trading ideas in CQG. Helmut Mueller joined CQG in 1997 as a Customer Service Technician. With almost 10 years of experience in the IT arena, he quickly advanced to become a CQG Product Specialist after just one year. Since 1998, his main focus has been on empowering CQG customers to make the most out of their CQG systems. Mueller also holds the role of training internal CQG employees throughout Europe. Since 2009, he has dedicated a part of his time to the sales team in order to grow the CQG community in Germany and Switzerland. Prior to CQG, Mueller worked as a Support Technician and Service Field Engineer for a private computer company, supporting small-to-medium-sized businesses. Using his expertise in Microsoft and Novell networks, he educated customers on Microsoft Office product and Windows .


Trading and investment carry a high level of risk, and CQG, Inc. does not make any recommendations for buying or selling any financial instruments. We offer educational information on ways to use our sophisticated CQG trading tools, but it is up to our customers and other readers to make their own trading and investment decisions or to consult with a registered investment advisor. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not reflect the opinions of CQG, Inc. or its affiliates.