CQG One carries on the tradition of CQG product offerings with best-in-class market data visualization with the introduction in CQG One version 9.1.45025 the CQG Profile chart type and the CP… more

This study goes by a number of other names, including the end point moving average, least squares moving average, moving linear regression, and time series forecast.

To explain this study… more

This post details the use of the CQG function: Time Average (TimeAvg), which calculates the average for values taken at the same time of day over the lookback period.

In this example, the… more

CQG IC and QTrader offer charts that utilize volume for the horizontal scale, not time. The first chart type to discuss is Constant Volume Bars.

Constant Volume Bar (CVB)

The Constant… more

There are a number of volume-based studies available to customers using CQG IC or QTrader. This post walks you through the basic details of the various studies, then correlation analysis is… more

CQG IC and QTrader offer two studies that track volatility: Implied Volatility and Historical Volatility. This post details each study and provides an Excel spreadsheet for tracking the two.


The Adaptive Moving Average (AMA) was developed by American quantitative financial analyst and author Perry J. Kaufman. The AMA study is like the exponential moving average (EMA), except the AMA… more

Technical analysts and technical based traders apply various studies to price data, such as a moving average, to smooth the price action. The goal is to filter the moment-to-moment price action,… more

Bollinger Bands are included in a group of studies that display price bands surrounding the trading activity.

Here is a list of the group of studies available in CQG:

Bollinger… more

Oscillators are very popular studies used by traders and analysts alike. Oscillators detrend the price data by calculating differences. The next image displays a simple oscillator named Momentum.… more