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Thom Hartle
May 17, 2022
Updated: May 17, 2022

The CQG Data Quality Team has added over 1,000 USDA Cattle Market reports. The symbols are found under the USDA-WASDE group in the CQG Symbol Finder when searching for Cattle.

In the title bar for the chart the entire description... more

Thom Hartle
May 16, 2022
Updated: Sep 21, 2022

The Excel AGGREGATE function returns an aggregate calculation such as AVERAGE, COUNT, COUNTA, MAX, MIN, PRODUCT, etc., applied to a list of data while optionally ignoring hidden rows and errors. Nineteen operations are available. The choice is... more

Thom Hartle
May 09, 2022
Updated: May 11, 2022

Monitoring market data in Excel may be enhanced by including Forward Curve charts. However, there are issues with Excel charting and the purpose of this post is to offer solutions using Excel functions.

For example, if the “Last Trade” for... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 25, 2022
Updated: Apr 25, 2022

When designing Excel quote dashboards there should be a commitment to have it be a clean looking dashboard. However, sometimes an RTD call for market data can generate an error in Excel. For example, this is the RTD call for percent net change.... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 12, 2022
Updated: Apr 18, 2022

CQG offers the Seasonal Study for comparing the current market price action to the previous 10 individual years as line charts overlaid on the daily bar chart as shown below. In addition, the seasonal data lines can be pulled into Excel using RTD... more

Thom Hartle
Mar 16, 2022
Updated: Mar 16, 2022

Microsoft Excel spreadsheets have functionality to format cells based on conditions. This feature is also referred to as data visualization. This post details two types of data visualizations available in Excel: heat mapping and data bars.

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Thom Hartle
Feb 22, 2022
Updated: Feb 25, 2022

This post walks you through using Microsoft® Excel’s Indirect function and other Excel features to make usable Quote Dashboards. The provided sample Excel spreadsheet is unlocked.

Consider that you may have multiple tabs for different... more

Thom Hartle
Jan 26, 2022
Updated: Apr 20, 2022

This Microsoft® Excel Dashboard pulls percent net change for the current session for twelve different markets.

Next to “Symbol:” you can enter in your favorite symbol. Be sure and use all capital letters.

This dashboard is... more

Thom Hartle
Dec 08, 2021
Updated: Dec 08, 2021

Fixed Income US Treasury traders may require the settlement date for calculating yields in Excel. Unfortunately, there is not an RTD function for pulling in the settlement date from CQG. However, there is a function in Excel that is perfect for... more

Thom Hartle
Oct 13, 2021
Updated: Oct 13, 2021

This Microsoft® Excel dashboard has a number of features. The primary feature is the 10-Day Pattern Chart. This chart displays the percent net change on a 5-minute basis for today (the white line) and the previous nine sessions’ percent net... more