# Excel/RTD

#### 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

#### Seven Popular Studies Using RTD Formulas

###### Thom Hartle

This post builds upon CQG Product Specialist Helmut Mueller's post titled “Most Wanted Seven Studies Plus a Bonus Trading System.” His post provides a PAC with the following studies:

Chande Momentum Oscillator Dynamic Momentum Index Guppy... 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

#### The Excel Waterfall Chart

###### Thom Hartle

Microsoft® Excel 2016 and higher offers the Waterfall Chart. The Waterfall Chart is also known as a bridge chart or a cascade chart. Typically, this kind of chart is used to see how positive or negative values in a data series contribute to the... more

#### The Single Value Propagator (SVP) Function

###### Thom Hartle

CQG comes with 74 functions such as Absolute Value (Abs), Accumulation (Accum), and Bars Since (BarsSince) to name a few. Functions are found in the Formula Toolbox for creating custom studies.

Here is a link to the CQG Help file... more

#### The Fisher Transform

###### Thom Hartle

John Ehlers’, President of MESA Software (mesasoftware.com), goal is to bring the science of engineering and Digital Signal Processing to the art of trading. One such endeavor is his publishing of the Fisher Transform as a technical study for... more

#### The Excel Treemap Chart

###### Thom Hartle

Microsoft® Excel 2016 and higher offer a new chart type: The Treemap. A treemap chart provides a hierarchical view of your data. This view makes it easy to spot patterns, such as which markets are outperforming or underperforming in a group of... more

#### Measuring the Percentage Required Gain

###### Thom Hartle

This article builds upon the post titled “Evaluate ETF Constituents Performance Using Excel” that detailed gauging the current price of a stock relative to the high as an indication of relative weakness and a table was included that demonstrated... more

#### Displaying Fixed Income DOM Data in Excel

###### Thom Hartle

Fixed income traders may want to see fixed income futures prices for the book using a price format other than decimals or native. This article details the steps to converting decimal formatting to Solidus formatting (132.5078125 converted to 132-... more