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Excel INDIRECT and VLOOKUP Functions

Dec 28, 2023

A post titled "Excel Indirect Function and More" was published on February 22, 2022, that detailed using Excel's INDIRECT function, as well as details to automatically format cells for displaying… more

Excel 365 TEXTAFTER Function

Dec 19, 2023

Microsoft® Excel 365 includes a Text function that makes pulling text out of a string much easier than before Excel 365 was released. To illustrate, we will review the steps before Excel 365 was… more

Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Dec 12, 2023

If you use Microsoft® Excel as part of your workflow with CQG IC or QTrader then you may or may not be using Excel keyboard shortcuts. This post details using keyboard shortcuts in Excel 365 to… more

CQG Primer: Net Change Curve Charts

Dec 06, 2023

The Net Change Curve chart displays a collection of symbols’ daily net price change or daily net percentage change making it easy to compare on a relative basis each market’s current session’s… more

Nov 29, 2023

In this post, the aspects of becoming a good rule-based trader are discussed. But first, an illustrative story...

While attending college I worked in warehouses on Seattle's… more

CQG Primer: CQG One RFQs

Nov 14, 2023

CQG One provides an "Active RFQ" widget. A Request for Quote (RFQ) is functionality provided for traders to access electronic quotes on multi-leg options strategies. It is an electronic message… more

CQG Primer: Time Average Volume Study

Nov 08, 2023

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 Primer: Volume Based Charts

Nov 02, 2023

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

CQG Primer: Volume Based Studies

Oct 23, 2023

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 Primer: Implied versus Historical Volatility

Oct 12, 2023

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.

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