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Third Quarter 2019 Overview and Q4 2019 Outlook

News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 00:00
A strong dollar, escalating trade war between the US and China, and many other factors caused increased volatility in the commodities asset class over the third quarter of 2019. However, the overall performance of the sector was not all that exciting with the composite falling by 0.54%. Over the first nine months of this year, the asset class was 4.19 % higher as of the close of business on September 30. A myriad of issues will continue to face the commodities markets and all asset classes as we head into the final three months of this year. The fourth quarter of 2018 was highly volatile.... more

Third Quarter 2019 Overview and Q4 2019 Outlook

News - Wed, 10/02/2019 - 00:00
A strong dollar, escalating trade war between the US and China, and many other factors caused increased volatility in the commodities asset class over the third quarter of 2019. However, the overall performance of the sector was not all that exciting with the composite falling by 0.54%. Over the first nine months of this year, the asset class was 4.19 % higher as of the close of business on September 30. A myriad of issues will continue to face the commodities markets and all asset classes as we head into the final three months of this year. The fourth quarter of 2018 was highly volatile.... more

Webinar with the American Financial Exchange, LLC (AFX)

News - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 00:00
An Introduction to the AFX AMERIBOR Benchmark and AMERIBOR Futures traded on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) using CQG During this webinar, AFX representatives explain in detail the methodology behind the AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) markets. A CQG Product Specialist then walks you through monitoring and trading the AMERIBOR futures contracts.    View Now   Presenters:  Matt Murray | Product Specialist, CQG  Craig Benson | Vice President, AFX Grady Christopherson | Senior Analyst, AFX

Webinar with the American Financial Exchange, LLC (AFX)

News - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 00:00
An Introduction to the AFX AMERIBOR Benchmark and AMERIBOR Futures traded on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) using CQG During this webinar, AFX representatives explain in detail the methodology behind the AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) markets. A CQG Product Specialist then walks you through monitoring and trading the AMERIBOR futures contracts.    View Now   Presenters:  Matt Murray | Product Specialist, CQG  Craig Benson | Vice President, AFX Grady Christopherson | Senior Analyst, AFX

Live webinar with the American Financial Exchange, LLC (AFX)

News - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 00:00
An Introduction to the AFX AMERIBOR and the CBOE AMERIBOR Futures During this webinar, AFX representatives will explain in detail the methodology behind the AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) cash markets. A CQG Product Specialist will then walk you through monitoring and trading the AMERIBOR futures contracts.    Date: September 25, 2019  Time: 2:30p.m. CT  Register Now   Presenters:  Matt Murray | Product Specialist, CQG  Craig Benson | VP, Ameribor Grady Christoperson | Senior Analyst, Ameribor 

Gold and Silver - Bull Markets

News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 00:00
With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold and silver market was explosive in August. Gold closed July at $1413.30 per ounce on the continuous futures contract. On the final trading day of August, the price settled at $1523, or 7.8% higher. Silver’s ascent in August was even more impressive. Gold’s little brother closed at $16.28 in July and moved to the $18.315 level on the final trading day of August, a rise of 12.5%. Gold and silver... more

Gold and Silver - Bull Markets

News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 00:00
With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold and silver market was explosive in August. Gold closed July at $1413.30 per ounce on the continuous futures contract. On the final trading day of August, the price settled at $1523, or 7.8% higher. Silver’s ascent in August was even more impressive. Gold’s little brother closed at $16.28 in July and moved to the $18.315 level on the final trading day of August, a rise of 12.5%. Gold and silver... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6

News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 00:00
Quotes Added columns filters for SpreadSheet Trader Trading Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark Charting Drawing tools now available in mobile layout General Ability to use password-protected RSS feeds As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG Desktop experience. We invite you to provide feedback on features that you like or want via our CQG Forums site. Happy Trading! The CQG Desktop Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6

News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 00:00
Quotes Added columns filters for SpreadSheet Trader Trading Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark Charting Drawing tools now available in mobile layout General Ability to use password-protected RSS feeds As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG Desktop experience. We invite you to provide feedback on features that you like or want via our CQG Forums site. Happy Trading! The CQG Desktop Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6

CQG Desktop - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 00:00
Quotes Added columns filters for SpreadSheet Trader Trading Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark Charting Drawing tools now available in mobile layout General Ability to use password-protected RSS feeds

As always, we hope that these updates help...

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.8

News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00
General Updates Improved iPad compatiblity Add symbols dialog now displays futures contracts with months Various bug fixes Trading Price scale compression control on HOT Purchase and Sales view 'Auto' setting for position matching Helpful Links CQG in the App Store: CQG for iOS is available to all customers using a CQG charting or trading product. Online Help: Access online videos and view animations. CQG Forums: Share your feedback and submit feature requests. CQG for Android: We are excited to launch CQG for Android later this spring. To... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.8

News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00
General Updates Improved iPad compatiblity Add symbols dialog now displays futures contracts with months Various bug fixes Trading Price scale compression control on HOT Purchase and Sales view 'Auto' setting for position matching Helpful Links CQG in the App Store: CQG for iOS is available to all customers using a CQG charting or trading product. Online Help: Access online videos and view animations. CQG Forums: Share your feedback and submit feature requests. CQG for Android: We are excited to launch CQG for Android later this spring. To... more

What's new in CAST 2 version 2.16

News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 00:00
Profiles and Logins Multiple trade-routing logins can now be added to a profile. Added ability to send welcome mails with credentials for both trade-routing and system logins Added ability to clone trade-routing logins Added custom billing fields General Improved instant search performance Improved wayfinding by highlighting section Caps lock warning on password field on log on page Corrected ordering of state and country fields on Profile: Main Info Balances widget: added calendar Left bar: on rollover, icon to open links in a new tab appears Left bar... more

What's new in CAST 2 version 2.16

News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 00:00
Profiles and Logins Multiple trade-routing logins can now be added to a profile. Added ability to send welcome mails with credentials for both trade-routing and system logins Added ability to clone trade-routing logins Added custom billing fields General Improved instant search performance Improved wayfinding by highlighting section Caps lock warning on password field on log on page Corrected ordering of state and country fields on Profile: Main Info Balances widget: added calendar Left bar: on rollover, icon to open links in a new tab appears Left bar... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.5

News - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 00:00
Quotes Added columns to display yield values for fixed income symbols Trading Added ability to hide market order buttons When HOT is in focus, typing in a number changes the order size Charting Added BATS setting General Performance improvement when logging on More Details and How to Access the New Features Change BATS setting on charts On the chart, click on the gear icon beside the symbol, either in the manage chart dialog or on the chart surface.     As always, we hope that these updates help improve your... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.5

News - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 00:00
Quotes Added columns to display yield values for fixed income symbols Trading Added ability to hide market order buttons When HOT is in focus, typing in a number changes the order size Charting Added BATS setting More Details and How to Access the New Features Change BATS setting on charts On the chart, click on the gear icon beside the symbol, either in the manage chart dialog or on the chart surface.     As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.5

CQG Desktop - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 00:00
Quotes Added columns to display yield values for fixed income symbols Trading Added ability to hide market order buttons When HOT is in focus, typing in a number changes the order size Charting Added BATS setting More Details and How to...

Gold Sends a Signal To All Currency Markets

News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 00:00
Gold has a long history as a currency. The yellow metal has been a store of value for thousands of years. Gold is both a financial and an industrial commodity. Central banks around the world hold the yellow metal as part of their foreign currency reserves. Over recent years, they have been net buyers of gold with Russia and China leading the way. Both nations are significant producers and have been vacuuming their domestic output into reserves while also buying at times in the international market. Until June, gold had traded in a $331.30 range since 2014. In the aftermath of the June... more

Gold Sends a Signal To All Currency Markets

News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 00:00
Gold has a long history as a currency. The yellow metal has been a store of value for thousands of years. Gold is both a financial and an industrial commodity. Central banks around the world hold the yellow metal as part of their foreign currency reserves. Over recent years, they have been net buyers of gold with Russia and China leading the way. Both nations are significant producers and have been vacuuming their domestic output into reserves while also buying at times in the international market. Until June, gold had traded in a $331.30 range since 2014. In the aftermath of the June... more

CQG Appoints Andy Jennings to run EMEA

News - Wed, 07/24/2019 - 00:00
CQG has appointed Andy Jennings to head of EMEA to spur growth in the region as the fintech evolves into a specialist software firm.  “I’m particularly excited about joining CQG at this critical juncture, as we design and build software solutions that fulfil specific roles in the derivatives space - not only related to listed and over-the-counter matching engines, but any trading model where people need to address a specific problem,” Jennings told FOW. Read the full article, on FOW's website, written by Louisa Chender.