Volume-Weighted Average Price with Bands

VWAP is the volume-weighted average price for a futures contract plotted as a line on the price chart. The calculation is the sum of traded volume,… more

Flexible Period Moving Average

The Fluid indicator is only used for intraday charts. The idea is to have a moving average with a length that corresponds to the number of bars… more

The SSK indicator using a divergence line

The KDJ indicator is actually a derived form of the Slow Stochastic with the only difference being an extra line called the J line. The J line… more

If you build your own indicators, you may have been stuck feeding your own calculation back into a study parameter. The CQG front-end does not allow this directly, but we have a smart workaround… more

The Guppy is an indicator used in technical analysis to identify changing trends. The technique is based on combining two groups of moving averages with differing time periods.

One set of… more

Sometimes it is not necessary to write a complex trading system when you want to accomplish something minor in the trading environment. For example, CQG provides built-in trailing stop… more

In my last blog post we turned the Super Template AMA trading system into a new trading system using MACD with a few steps. At first glance it seemed to be a losing system, but after we applied a… more

This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet presents two views of the E-mini S… more

This is a quick-start guide to building your own trading system based on the Super Template. The Super Template comes pre-installed with CQG Integrated Client. As a basic example, we will create a… more

CQG provides the ability to separate volume into trades executed at the best bid price and trades executed at the best ask price. This feature gives you more insight into market action because you… more