Backtesting

Jul 31, 2014

In this article we will look into different ways to use an event to set up a trading opportunity. We will review the differences between BarsSince, Happenedwithin, and Set/Reset.

The first example is very simple. We want to buy the... more

Jul 16, 2014

Take your trading skills to the next level with CQG Product Specialist Helmut Mueller.Building upon his extensive experience, Mueller presents a thorough explanation of the advanced tools available in CQG Integrated Client. He shows you how to:... more

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

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

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

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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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

Apr 24, 2014

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... more
Jan 21, 2014

CQG's market data information breaks down into two types of data: One is study data that can be seen on a chart, such as the high of a market from last week. The other is a label data, which is seen in quote displays, such as the open, high, low... more

Jan 16, 2014

CQG Product Specialist Doug Janson covers two of the most underutilized features in CQG: DOM study values and Signal Evaluator.

DOM study values allow overlay study values to be placed into the DOM trading window for unique trade... more