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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

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

Thom Hartle
Jun 07, 2018
Updated: Jun 07, 2018

You can easily hide things unnecessary items in Microsoft Excel® to open up more screen real estate. All of my published CQG-powered Excel dashboards show you an image. You may have also noticed that the Excel ribbon, formula bar, and column/row... 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
Sep 25, 2017
Updated: Oct 01, 2018

CQG charts have a setting called the BATS Charts Preferences. Here, you select what data to use to build the chart. You can use the default setting where the chart is built using trade and settlement data. You can uncheck Use default ... more