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CQG One Primer: Oscillators

Jan 29, 2024

Oscillator studies are a part of most traders’ and analysts’ approaches to analyzing the markets. Oscillators calculate differences between prices, which detrends the price data. In this post, the… more

Excel 365 Using the LAMBDA Function

Jan 11, 2024

The LAMBDA function is used to create reusable custom functions, which can be called using a "friendly" name. As an introduction to using the LAMBDA function, a previous post detailed using the… more

Using Excel's IFS Function

Jan 08, 2024

Microsoft Excel 2016 introduced the IFS function. This function can replace using nested IF functions. Below is an example of nested IF functions:

=IF(N2=0,"#",IF(N2=1,"#.0",IF(N2=2,"#.00",IF(… more

Excel 365 SORT and SORTBY Functions

Jan 03, 2024

Excel 365 includes the SORT and SORTBY functions which provide users with a simple way to dynamically sort data on a real-time basis. A common use would be to dynamically sort market performance… more

Excel INDIRECT and VLOOKUP Functions

Dec 28, 2023

A post titled "Excel Indirect Function and More" was published on February 22, 2022, that detailed using Excel's INDIRECT function, as well as details to automatically format cells for displaying… more

Excel 365 TEXTAFTER Function

Dec 19, 2023

Microsoft® Excel 365 includes a Text function that makes pulling text out of a string much easier than before Excel 365 was released. To illustrate, we will review the steps before Excel 365 was… more

Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Dec 12, 2023

If you use Microsoft® Excel as part of your workflow with CQG IC or QTrader then you may or may not be using Excel keyboard shortcuts. This post details using keyboard shortcuts in Excel 365 to… more

CQG Primer: Net Change Curve Charts

Dec 06, 2023

The Net Change Curve chart displays a collection of symbols’ daily net price change or daily net percentage change making it easy to compare on a relative basis each market’s current session’s… more

Nov 29, 2023

In this post, the aspects of becoming a good rule-based trader are discussed. But first, an illustrative story...

While attending college I worked in warehouses on Seattle's… more

CQG Primer: CQG One RFQs

Nov 14, 2023

CQG One provides an "Active RFQ" widget. A Request for Quote (RFQ) is functionality provided for traders to access electronic quotes on multi-leg options strategies. It is an electronic message… more