Excel

The Excel Scatter Plot Chart

Thom Hartle

This post details using the Microsoft® Excel “Scatter Plot” Chart to track market performance. In this example, RTD formulas are used to pull in the percent net change of the 30 stocks that are in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from CQG. Two... more

Third Order Polynomial Analysis and CQG

Thom Hartle

This article walks you through using Microsoft® Excel’s LINEST function to determine the three coefficients and y-intercept of a 3rd order polynomial function over the past 20 bars of closing price data. In addition to the downloadable sample... more

CQG Market Performance

Thom Hartle

This Microsoft® Excel Dashboard comes frontloaded with 30 Sector and Industry symbols. However, you can enter in whatever symbols you like using the Symbols tab. The long description of the symbol is displayed on the Symbols tab. Be sure to use “... more

SPDR® Sector ETFs Analysis Dashboard

Thom Hartle

SPDR® Sector ETFs Analysis Dashboard This Microsoft® Excel dashboard provides analysis of S&P Sectors based on ETFs. The collection of ETFs are:

Symbol Description XLC Communication Services Select Sector XLY Consumer... more

Thom Hartle

Microsoft® Excel offers the Radar Chart. This chart does not use the typical X-axis versus Y-axis. Instead, the radar chart is a graphic display of multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart.

Viewing the radar chart shows... more

Excel Sparklines

Thom Hartle

Sparklines have been available beginning with Microsoft® Excel 2010. A Sparkline is a simple chart that is displayed within a cell or a group of merged cells. Sparklines are a nice addition to a quote display as the quote display shows current... more

Pulling Market Data without Holidays

Thom Hartle

In this article, we outline how to pull historical market data into Excel while excluding data from days when the market was in a holiday session.

Holiday sessions are trading dates, but not clearing dates. Holiday session data is... more

Pulling Historical Settlement Data

Thom Hartle

A common request is an RTD formula to pull historical settlement prices for a particular market. There is a “Contract Data” RTD formula for settlement:

=RTD("CQG.RTD", ,"ContractData", "CLE", "Settlement",, "T")

However, “Contract... more

Pulling Historical Spread Data into Excel

Thom Hartle

Pull historical spread data into Microsoft Excel® using RTD formulas with this sample spreadsheet. It not only pulls open, high, low, and close values into Excel, but also a study, the simple moving average of the spread.

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