# Workspaces

#### Excel Combining SORTBY, CHOOSECOLS, and TAKE Functions

###### May 13, 2024

This post presents "how to" rank and sort market data using Excel's SORTBY, CHOOSECOLS, and TAKE functions. This method is a replacement for applying RANK and VLOOKUP functions for ranking and… more

#### CQG Global FX

###### May 06, 2024

CQG offers institutional pricing data across 430+ currency pairs of market data. Sourced directly from tier-1 banks and non-bank market makers worldwide, the feed provides up to 50 years of… more

#### Excel's SWITCH Function

###### Apr 29, 2024

Excel's SWITCH function is similar to Excel's IF and IFS functions and is the topic of this post. First, a review of the IF and IFS functions.

Users of Microsoft Excel may utilize the IF… more

#### Excel 365 BYCOL and by BYROW Functions and a Correlation Matrix

###### Apr 22, 2024

This post details how to extract data from a large array, such as a correlation matrix, to make your workflow more efficient.

First, as the LAMBDA function is used, a brief overview is… more

#### Dumbbell Charts in Excel

###### Apr 15, 2024

Dumbbell charts have the name due to the look of the data displayed having the appearance of a dumbbell.

In other words, a circle at each end connected by a line. In the image above… more

#### Excel Parsing Data Functions

###### Apr 09, 2024

This post offers solutions to parsing data in Excel using string functions. As an example, this RTD formula returns the long description of a Crude Oil calendar spread:

=RTD("cqg.rtd", ,"… more

#### CME Strike Price Listing and Exercise Procedures Tables

###### Apr 05, 2024

The CME Website has information resources for options traders in the form of downloadable Excel tables with important needed details such as:

Commodity CodeCME Globex CodeProduct NameProduct… more

#### CQG Primer: The Rank Study

###### Apr 01, 2024

The CQG Rank Study ranks the individual chart points of a market over a specified number of previous trading periods. For example, if the current bar's close had a rank of 3, and the periods were… more

#### CQG Primer: The Klinger Volume Oscillator

###### Mar 27, 2024

The Klinger Volume Oscillator (KVO) was developed by Stephen Klinger. The study uses the difference between two exponential smoothed moving averages (EMA) of the "Volume Force" and includes a… more

#### CQG Primer: The Kalman Filter

###### Mar 20, 2024

The Kalman Filter is a recursive algorithm invented in the 1960s to track a moving target from noisy measurements of its position and predict its future position. The Kalman filter is an optimal… more