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Thom Hartle
Sep 27, 2021
Updated: Sep 27, 2021

This post details using the Microsoft® Excel “Scatter Plot” Chart to track market performance. In this example, RTD formulas are used to pull in the percent net change of the 30 stocks that are in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from CQG. Two... more

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
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
Apr 26, 2021
Updated: Jun 14, 2021

Microsoft® Excel offers the Radar Chart. This chart does not use the typical X-axis versus Y-axis. Instead, the radar chart is a graphic display of multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart.

Viewing the radar chart shows... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 09, 2021
Updated: Apr 09, 2021

Sparklines have been available beginning with Microsoft® Excel 2010. A Sparkline is a simple chart that is displayed within a cell or a group of merged cells. Sparklines are a nice addition to a quote display as the quote display shows current... more

Thom Hartle
Mar 30, 2015
Updated: Jan 29, 2020

If you use RTD formulas for data from the options markets, then Excel will pull data using your settings in CQG, such as the options model you have selected. An RTD formula for implied volatility will pull the Implied Volatility (IV) for the... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 23, 2015
Updated: Jul 23, 2019

This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet presents a 10-by-10 correlation matrix. In addition, a dynamically ranked view of the correlations from the 10-by-10 correlation matrix is displayed as histogram bars. The histogram bars are separated into the... more

Thom Hartle
Nov 20, 2014
Updated: Jun 17, 2019

In order to smoothly transition from DDE to RTD, CQG provides a tool that converts all DDE-coded spreadsheets into RTD format. This zip file contains the converter for updating DDE coding in Excel to RTD language and includes a DLL necessary to... more

Thom Hartle
May 19, 2015
Updated: May 15, 2019

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard uses the CQG RTD OptVal formula to calculate implied volatility, theoretical value, delta, and the Greeks using data inputs from other RTD formulas.

For example, the implied volatility calculation is... more

Thom Hartle
May 04, 2015
Updated: May 15, 2019

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard offers an automatic performance ranking of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that is focused on equity performance by country. This dashboard requires the NYSE enablement.

The top symbol row automatically... more