Microsoft® Excel has a Text function which is useful for combining text with market data. For example, you may want to have your Excel dashboard display in the same cell the percent net change value of a market with the word “Higher” or “Lower”.... more
Dec 27, 2022
Dec 07, 2022
The Microsoft® Excel 3-D chart is different from the Excel Scatter Plot chart. The Scatter chart uses a fixed size for the chart data points. The 3-D chart accesses an additional column to set the width of the chart data points. In this post... more
Oct 28, 2022
Here, we introduce placing Batch Orders using the CQG XL Toolkit. At the bottom of the post is a downloadable Excel sample. For more details there are two links to the CQG IC/QTrader Help files and the CQG One Help file.
The CQG XL Toolkit... more
Oct 18, 2022
This Microsoft Excel® dashboard displays exchange traded spread market data for a user input symbol. The Excel dashboard uses the CQG RTD Toolkit Add-in, which is installed with CQG IC or CQG QTrader.
This monitor uses a matrix style... more
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
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
Jun 14, 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
Jun 06, 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.
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