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Thom Hartle
Aug 16, 2017
Updated: Dec 17, 2020

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
Aug 06, 2020
Updated: Aug 06, 2020

CQG has added the USDA Crop Progress weekly report to the USDA data offering. This weekly report is very important to traders and analysts in the agricultural markets. Published during the growing season (April to November) the report details... more

Thom Hartle
Dec 12, 2017
Updated: Jul 29, 2020

CQG offers a collection of conditions you can use to mark points on a chart when the condition is met. In addition, you can create your own custom conditions. You can easily bring conditions into Excel using RTD formulas. Excel displays a 1... more

Thom Hartle
Jul 28, 2020
Updated: Jul 28, 2020

Imagine that today the 20 day correlation between the E-mini S&P 500 futures contract (symbol: EP) and the Crude Oil Contract (symbol: CLE) is 0.82. Now, is that a typical value or an unusual value? To gauge the reading you would look at a... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 23, 2017
Updated: Jul 17, 2020

There are numerous Excel samples that walk you through bringing various market data into Excel using RTD formulas. However, there is a lot to look through. One solution is to use the CQG Formula Builder. You can right-click a study, hover your... more

Thom Hartle
May 01, 2020
Updated: May 18, 2020

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
Mar 12, 2020
Updated: Mar 12, 2020

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
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 10, 2018
Updated: Aug 30, 2019

This article walks through the details of using three Microsoft Excel® functions: RANK, COUNTIF, and VLOOUP. These functions are used to build an Excel dashboard that automatically ranks a collection of markets based on percent net change and... 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