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Thom Hartle
Sep 22, 2022
Updated: Sep 22, 2022

This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet uses the CQG XL Toolkit to pull in market data based on the symbol entered by the user. The XL Toolkit requires the customer’s FCM enable it. The data is pulled in via CQG Web API. Once enabled, then download the... more

Thom Hartle
Sep 12, 2022
Updated: Sep 12, 2022

Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) has announced approval for participation of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) and RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) in commodity futures and options trading. In addition, Dalian... more

Thom Hartle
Aug 31, 2022
Updated: Sep 01, 2022

Let's say you want to look at a study on a chart but you want the study to use a different time frame than the time frame for the bars. For example, the MACD Study on a 1-minute chart using 5-minutes for the MACD study as shown below (you can... more

Thom Hartle
Jul 11, 2022
Updated: Jul 11, 2022

When using RTD functions in Excel to pull in market prices you have to manually format the prices. Excel does not know that the E-mini S&P 500 price has two decimals places (i.e. 3909.25) and the Euro FX has 5 decimals places (i.e. 1.06525).... more

Helmut Mueller
Jul 05, 2022
Updated: Jul 05, 2022

In July 2022 CQG Product Specialist Helmut Mueller updated his Super Template, which is a sample trading system ready to run that has a long and short entry, and many programmed different exits. Now, in addition he has created a set of eight... more

Helmut Mueller
Jul 01, 2022
Updated: Jul 01, 2022

It has been a while since I introduced the Super Template as a shortcut to build trading system inside CQG. In a nutshell, the Super Template is a trading system ready to run, that has a long and short entry, and many different exits that do not... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 23, 2022
Updated: Jun 30, 2022

The CQG Data Quality team has added the US Weekly Retail Gasoline and Diesel Prices including the PADD1 to PADD 5 numbers published by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). There are a total of 298 symbols.

At the bottom... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 14, 2022
Updated: Jun 15, 2022

This post details a custom CQG study for pulling a market’s all time high price and date and the market’s all time low price and date.

The custom study was built by CQG’s Product Specialist Jim Stavros and is available as a downloadable... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 06, 2022
Updated: Jun 07, 2022

The CQG RTD Toolkit is an Excel Add-in installed with CQG IC and QTrader. This post details how to pull contract information: specifically the First Notice Date and the Expiration Date for a list of contracts that automatically rolls.

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Thom Hartle
May 31, 2022
Updated: May 31, 2022

The CQG Data Quality Team has added the USDA Daily Ethanol Report found under USDA in the CQG Symbol Finder. Thirty-four new symbols are available. At the bottom of the post is a CQG PAC that installs an “Ethanol page” in CQG.

The page... more