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Thom Hartle
Sep 12, 2022
Updated: Sep 12, 2022

Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) has announced approval for participation of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) and RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) in commodity futures and options trading. In addition, Dalian... more

Thom Hartle
Jul 11, 2022
Updated: 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

Helmut Mueller
Jul 05, 2022
Updated: Jul 05, 2022

In July 2022 CQG Product Specialist Helmut Mueller updated his Super Template, which is a sample trading system ready to run that has a long and short entry, and many programmed different exits. Now, in addition he has created a set of eight... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 29, 2022
Updated: Sep 22, 2022

The UDS functionality in CQG Version 2022 has been significantly updated with many more strategies, as well as the available strategies are now grouped by exchanges. This post introduces UDS functionality and includes a walkthrough by CQG Product... 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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Anthony Cohen
Mar 04, 2021
Updated: Mar 04, 2021

The BarInt function can be useful when creating Custom Studies or Conditions which can be applied to different timeframe but where a point of reference may be different whether you are looking at an intraday chart or a Historical chart (Daily... more

Anthony Cohen
Mar 04, 2021
Updated: Mar 04, 2021

One of the simplest examples for this function is to find out whether a value is an even number.

Modulus (Close(@),2) = 0

In other words, the result of the formula above would give us the remainder of the operation Closing Price/2. If the... more

Thom Hartle
Feb 07, 2019
Updated: Feb 07, 2019

If you set up a Microsoft Excel® dashboard to monitor options prices and their respective deltas you may see the delta values disappear occasionally in the dashboard. In other words, the value for the options deltas, especially far out of the... more

Thom Hartle
Jan 23, 2019
Updated: Jan 23, 2019

After the current trading session ends, many exchanges clear out today’s market data to set up for the preopening posting of orders to the exchange's order book. This includes today’s open, high, low, and close. In effect, the exchange moved... more

Thom Hartle
Aug 16, 2018
Updated: Apr 01, 2019
Bring Updating Time-Series Data from Microsoft Excel® Into CQG

The XL Real-Time study is included in CQGIC subscriptions enabled for CQG Trading, or Spreader, as well as CQG Spreader systems. The XL Real-Time Study is available to base CQGIC (... more