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Calling Bid Ask Data using RTD

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:00
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 and elect to build the chart using best bid and best ask data. This is helpful when you are charting deferred contracts that do not trade very often but new bids and asks are being placed in the exchange’s order matching engine. For example, to see just the bids and asks for data, uncheck Use default and select Bid and Ask.... more

Globex Crude Oil Forward Curves with Historical Data

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:00
This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet presents Globex crude oil market data and forward curves, both current and historical. The data includes outrights and exchange-traded calendar spreads using these months: one, three, six, nine, and twelve. You enter in the month, day, and year​ at the top of the dashboard. You can pull in historical closes as far back as 300 trading days. The historical forward curves use wildcard symbols and the standard rollover-at-expiration continuation setting. The closes are not equalized. The red lines on the forward curve charts are the historical closes... more

Join Us at the FIA Expo

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:00
    Visit CQG at the 33rd Annual FIA Futures & Options Expo in Chicago.  Stop by booth 326 to see the latest from CQG, including: What's new in CQG products CQG tools for Excel  CQG goes mobile   Register  

RTD: The Fastest Way to Find Market Data Labels

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 00:00
Customers who use Microsoft Excel® when following the markets can easily populate their Excel spreadsheet with RTD formulas using CQG's Quote SpreadSheet (QSS) 2.0. To open QSS 2.0, click the Quote button on the application toolbar, then click QSS 2.0. A QSS 2.0 prepopulated with quote columns opens. If you do not see the market data column you wish to copy to Excel, you can add a column using the steps outlined in our online help. Once you have added the column you want, you simply right-click the cell and click Copy to Excel. The RTD formula is now on the... more

What's New in CQG M Version 2.16

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 00:00
Charts New studies: Pivot points for showing support and resistance levels Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP) Quotes New QSS column: Today's volume compared to the 20-day moving average of volume Split QB: New style, Quote + DOM, default column sizing for orders and positions Trading Download today's fill report More Details and How to Access the New Features New Studies The new Pivot Points and VWAP studies can be accessed from the +Study dialog. New Volume Comparison Column in QSS Today's volume compared to the 20-day... more

User-Defined Strategies (UDS) Spreads Dashboard

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 00:00
This Microsoft Excel® dashboard displays market quotes for tradable UDS for the crude oil contract traded on Globex. There is also a quote display with at-the-money (ATM) calls and puts with one strike below the ATM and three strikes above the ATM. Finally, there are two histogram charts displaying frequency distribution for symbols CLECIV and CLEPIV (implied volatility). The current implied volatility is highlighted as a green bar for calls and a red bar for puts. The colored bars indicate where the current implied volatility is relative to the closing implied volatility values... more