Excel/RTD

May 10, 2021

If you track the performance of ETFs you may be interested in evaluating the performance of the stocks that are held by the ETF, such as the Invesco QQQ ETF, which tracks the Nasdaq-100 Index. Two downloadable samples are provided at the bottom... more

May 06, 2021

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
Apr 26, 2021

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

Apr 09, 2021

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

Mar 22, 2021

This Microsoft® Excel dashboard presents a range of market data using CME Forex Symbols. However, you can enter in your own symbols.

Always use upper case for symbols. Enter into the Symbol Box the symbol.

The top row is the... more

Mar 09, 2021

Traders and investors have a multitude of opportunities for theme investing. That is, ETFs are structured to invest in companies that are part of an industry, such as Biotech, Internet, Aerospace, etc. One such example is the SPDR® S&P Kensho... more

Feb 05, 2021

The CQG RTD Toolkit Add-in has been updated. This updated Excel add-in is automatically installed with CQG IC 21-12-8042 Beta and higher. The updates are to the Orders and Positions tabs. New features and benefits include the ability to... more

Jan 19, 2021

Perhaps you are pulling market data into Microsoft Excel using RTD functions from CQG and you would like to chart the data in Excel. When you setup the chart you would likely use “Auto” for the high and low values for scaling the vertical axis.... more

Aug 06, 2020

CQG has added the USDA Crop Progress weekly report to the USDA data offering. This weekly report is very important to traders and analysts in the agricultural markets. Published during the growing season (April to November) the report details... more

Jul 28, 2020

Imagine that today the 20 day correlation between the E-mini S&P 500 futures contract (symbol: EP) and the Crude Oil Contract (symbol: CLE) is 0.82. Now, is that a typical value or an unusual value? To gauge the reading you would look at a... more