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Thom Hartle
Sep 07, 2021
Updated: Sep 20, 2021

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

Thom Hartle
Aug 19, 2021
Updated: Aug 20, 2021

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
Thom Hartle
May 01, 2020
Updated: Aug 13, 2021

This sample XLS Trader worksheet uses market orders to enter into positions. When filled, XLS Trader will automatically enter in a target and a stop order, which are OCO orders (one cancels the other). In addition, you can exit the open positions... more

Thom Hartle
Jul 27, 2021
Updated: Jul 27, 2021

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

Thom Hartle
Feb 05, 2021
Updated: Jul 09, 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

Thom Hartle
Jul 06, 2021
Updated: Jul 06, 2021

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

Thom Hartle
Jun 28, 2021
Updated: Jun 30, 2021

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

Thom Hartle
Mar 12, 2020
Updated: Jun 23, 2021

CQG has added the CFTC Commitment of Traders data to the data feed. You can read about working with COT symbols here.

If you are interested in pulling the latest COT updates and historical data using RTD formulas there are a couple of... more

Thom Hartle
Aug 16, 2017
Updated: Jun 18, 2021

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard provides a drop-down menu where you can select the underlying market, such as E-mini S&P 500. The display will then show all front contract option symbols, including weekly and end-of-month options. The... more

Thom Hartle
Jun 14, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

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