Feed aggregator

USDA-WASDE World, US and Foreign Supply

News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00
United States Department of Agriculture-World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates reports are a critical component to gaining insight into both the international and domestic demand and supply balance for major crops. CQG is offering the monthly data on the CQG Data Feed. Users include agricultural commodity traders, researchers interested in global agricultural markets, agricultural producers, processors, retailers and consumers, input suppliers, livestock and dairy feeders. CQG Product Specialist Jim Stavros has created a downloadable CQG PAC that installs a new custom study... more

The Small Exchange Announces Access to New Markets via CQG

News - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:00
CQG Provides Front-End to New Exchange, Facilitating Trading of Products Worldwide Chicago and Denver – June 1, 2020 – The Small Exchange, a new futures exchange offering smaller, simpler products aimed toward retail customers, today announced that its products are now available for trading through CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance technology solutions for traders, brokers, commercial hedgers, and exchanges. Through CQG’s platform, market participants around the world have access to the Small Exchange and its suite of products.  The Small Exchange opens to... more

Volatility in the Silver-Gold Ratio

News - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:00
The silver-gold ratio measures the price relationship between the two precious metals. Silver and gold are hybrid commodities as both have long histories as both metals with a myriad of applications and as financial instruments. Long before there was dollar, euros, pounds, or any of the other currencies in circulation around the globe today, silver and gold were means of exchange. Five thousand years ago, in around 3000 BC, the first Egyptian Pharaoh, Menes, stated that two and one-half parts silver equal one-part gold. The declaration was the first that linked the value of silver and gold... more

Ticker Tocker: Demo

News - Thu, 05/14/2020 - 00:00
Ticker Tocker offers a social marketplace of trading leaders with real-time trade ideas, automated stategies, predictive analytics, live broadcast channels and more.  Access the Ticker Tocker site from within CQG Desktop in the App store group: Start your Free Trial with Ticker Tocker today: https://app.tickertocker.com/ Disclaimer: CQG does not endorse, support, or promote any specific trading advice, strategy or decisions including, but not limited to, the content promoted by Ticker Tocker. See what else is available in CQG Desktop: ... more

CQG XL Toolkit: Sorting Orders by Date and Time

News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 00:00
The CQG XL Toolkit Add-In for Microsoft Excel® pulls today's market data, orders data and open positions data into Excel via the Internet. Historical data is not available. CQG products do not need to be running. However, you cannot simultaneously pull market data from the XL Toolkit and a CQG product, such as IC or QTrader. The exchange requires separate fees. The Add-In does require you to have an account with a CQG FCM partner, as this is an FCM enablement. Please contact your FCM. One of the more popular features is the ability to pull in the current session’s orders data, such as... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.4

News - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 00:00
General Added CME Group Commentary and CME Group Research widgets Any grid: Ability to copy from any grid cell to system clipboard (CTRL+C) Right-click menus added to: Options grid, Positions widget, orders on chart Chart Starter set of keyboard shortcuts for pointer tools Global crosshairs Right-click menu for working orders and fills on chart Trading Ability to activate parked orders for multiple accounts Added open/close order types OTC/HMS Publish Bids & Offers Widget: added the ability to edit values in grid Mobile... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.4

CQG Desktop - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 00:00
General Added CME Group Commentary and CME Group Research widgets Any grid: Ability to copy from any grid cell to system clipboard (CTRL+C) Right-click menus added to: Options grid, Positions widget, orders on chart Chart Starter set of...

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.11

News - Wed, 05/06/2020 - 00:00
Updates Added setting for TouchID/FaceID to trade Improved performance when viewing a large number of orders and positions Added time stamp for fills on order screen Trading interfaces hide order types when not available Added order comments field to confirmation dialog Added link to request a feature Added 'About dialog' More Details and How to Access the New Features TouchID/FaceID to trade Access this setting in Security preferences: Go to the More menu (...) > Settings > Security Toggle "Confirm trading actions with Touch ID / Face ID" to 'on... more

CQG XLS Trader (Target and Stop Orders)

News - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 00:00
This sample XLS Trader worksheet uses market orders to enter into positions. When filled, XLS Trader will automatically enter in a target and a stop order, which are OCO orders (one cancels the other). In addition, you can exit the open positions using market orders. The entry order uses a “When” cell to execute. Simply, enter in a 1 into the cell. However, this could be a condition to fire the order, such as two moving average crossover. First, you will need to enter in your own account number. Next, to turn the system on you need to enter 1 into cell B2. An easy way to... more

Three CFTC Commitment of Trader Studies

News - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 00:00
CQG Product Specialist Jim Stavros has created a downloadable CQG PAC that has three new CFCT COT Studies designed to aid in analysis of the COT reports: COTAll, COTcDiff and COT. COTAll displays all of the COT studies available for you when you have the CFTC COT enablement. COTcDiff displays the difference between the Commercials Long and Short and the difference between the Reporting Non-commercials Long and Short and the Net. COT displays the Commercials Long and Short and the Reporting Non-commercials Long and Short. You can watch an MP4 movie for more details. The PAC... more

Four Lessons From An Ugly April In Crude Oil

News - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 00:00
April 2020 will go down in history as the month that the price of crude oil fell to a low that most market participants did not believe possible. West Texas Intermediate crude oil began trading on the NYMEX division of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 1983. Until April 20, 2020, the lowest price the energy commodity ever reached on the nearby futures contract was $9.75 per barrel. A negative price for one of the most liquid commodities that trade in the futures markets and powers the lives of people around the globe was unthinkable for many. I learned early in my career expect the... more

CQG’s XLS Trader

News - Thu, 04/23/2020 - 00:00
XLS Trader offers CQG Integrated Client customers the ability to route and manage orders directly from Microsoft Excel®. Now, you can create models within Excel that can be the basis for conditions to send, modify and cancel working orders. Excel connects to the Exchanges via CQG IC’s Trading API. For example, in Excel you build a model that tracks the constituents of the S&P 500. Your model calculates the ratio of stocks making new highs versus new lows on a rolling 60-minute basis using standard RTD calls from CQG IC. The theory is that buying or selling waves may be detected... more

Fundamental Analytics: Ag Demo

News - Wed, 04/22/2020 - 00:00
Develop insights into the trends of the commodities markets through Fundamental Analytics, a futures industry research platform that integrates fundamental and technical analysis. Access the Fundamental Analytics site from within CQG Desktop in the chart widget group: Start your Free Trial with Fundamental Analytics today: https://www.fundamentalanalytics.com/trial/  Disclaimer: CQG does not endorse, support, or promote any specific trading advice, strategy or decisions including, but not limited to, the content promoted by Fundamental Analytics. About... more

Whats New in CQG IC 2020: CQG XLS Trader

News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 00:00
Trade directly from Excel with CQG’s XLS Trader Excel Add-in. The Add-in connects Excel to your order routing functionality in CQG IC. You can pull into Excel market and study data using RTD calls, build your own trading model in Excel, and from Excel execute trades. XLS Trader’s has over 70 user defined functions (UDFs) for placing and managing orders.

What's New in CQG IC 2020: USDA & CFTC Data

News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 00:00
USDA, USDA – WASDE, and CFTC COT data is now available and fully integrated into the industry's best charting and trading front end: CQG Integrated Client Gain insight into ag markets and the supply and demand of major crops and livestock. Use COT data to see what major traders are doing. Learn More: CFTC Commitment of Traders Reports USDA Dashboard USDA WASDE Dashboard Microsoft Excel®, RTD, and COT Data

What's New in CQG IC 2020: Seasonal Study

News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 00:00
A long awaited feature is finally here on CQG! The Seasonal Study. Easily visualize seasonal price action and compare the current year to ten previous years of bar data. Perfect for traders interested in ag markets. Preferences allow you to modify which years you want displayed.

What's New in CQG IC 2020: Built-in data that goes all out

News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 00:00
End-of-day data for global markets now included CQG continues to bring value with global end-of-day data now included as part of the standard subscription service. Now, you can access end-of-day data from 22 exchanges from around the world! Gain an edge starting your trading day with insights into how markets in other regions finished out their trading sessions. Perform more sophisticated analysis including tracking correlations between similar markets for finding better trading opportunities.

Coming Soon in CQG IC 2020: CQG XLS Trader

News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 00:00
Trade directly from Excel with CQG’s XLS Trader Excel Add-in. The Add-in connects Excel to your order routing functionality in CQG IC. You can pull into Excel market and study data using RTD calls, build your own trading model in Excel, and from Excel execute trades. XLS Trader’s has over 70 user defined functions (UDFs) for placing and managing orders.

Coming Soon in CQG IC 2020: Detailed DOM Tool

News - Fri, 04/17/2020 - 00:00
CQG's new Detailed DOM feature offers full transparency into the Exchange order book by price. See your order's place in the queue and the number of orders ahead and behind.

USDA World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates

News - Tue, 04/14/2020 - 00:00
CQG has added the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) data to the data feed. Published monthly by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates provides comprehensive forecasts of supply and demand statistics for major crops (global and the United States) and livestock (U.S. only). Users include agricultural commodity traders, researchers interested in global agricultural markets, agricultural producers, processors, retailers and consumers, input suppliers, livestock and dairy feeders, and. The market uses the... more