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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

Jim Wyckoff's Monthly Market Outlook

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 00:00
Watch this webinar recording to see Jim Wyckoff examine the technical aspect of short-term and long-term analytical charts for all major futures and forex markets, including support and resistance levels that are likely to impact price action in the near term.  Jim also covers: Major market fundamentals  Trading tactics  Educational elements    View Now Presenter:  Jim Wyckoff is the proprietor of the "Jim Wyckoff on the Markets" analytical and education markets advisory service. He is also a senior analyst... more

Jim Wyckoff's Markets Outlook

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 00:00
Join our live webinar, hosted by Jim Wyckoff, to examine the technical aspect of short-term and long-term analytical charts for all major futures and forex markets, including support and resistance levels that are likely to impact price action in the near term.  Jim will also cover: Major market fundamentals  Trading tactics  Educational elements  Jim's mission for this webinar is to have traders take away several valuable concepts that will move them up the ladder of trading success. The webinar will be followed by a Q&A with Jim.   Date:... more

Building Your First Page in CQG Integrated Client

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:00
Welcome to CQG. Here is some important information to get you started. If you need help logging on, review these steps. Main Window Once you have logged on, you see the main window. You may want to familiarize yourself with the layout of the main window. There are three toolbars: Application toolbar: This is at the top-left of your screen. It includes buttons for applications such as charts, trading, news, etc. Main toolbar: This toolbar is along the left side of your screen. It is contextual, so depending on which application you have open (e.g., a chart or one of the... more

What's New in CQG QTrader: Hedge Management Using Care Orders

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:00
Hedge management has been made simple with care orders in CQG. With centralized hedge management for brokers managing multiple customer accounts, care orders are a flexible way to manage customer trades within CQG: Receive a customer order and hold as parked Allocate portions of the order internally and report back fills Assign fills from orders working at the exchange Give your customers excellent service with better centralized hedge management from a single provider. To learn more about care orders, attend our webinar ‌‍‍‍‍

What's New in CQG QTrader: RFQ

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:00
CQG supports RFQ in CQG Integrated Client, CQG QTrader, and the Client APIs. RFQ functionality allows you to request a quote directly from participating exchanges to assess the market and manage risk prior to placing a trade. API applications can benefit from decreased leg risk on potentially illiquid instruments and pursue the strategies prescribed by your model, unconstrained by the exchange-listed options markets. ​

What's New in CQG QTrader: Modification of Parked Orders Prior to Activation

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:00
Easily modify your parked orders before activation without the need to cancel and replace them. Customers can modify the order quantity and price from the Parked tab on the Order Ticket or in the Orders and Positions window.

What's New in CQG QTrader: Enhanced Sorting and Filtering

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:00
CQG makes it easier to manage orders and positions for multiple accounts by customer account number or sales series. Use our Microsoft Excel® style filtering to search for an order number or portion of an order number using our smart search filter. Sort positions by account or filter by account/sales series to easily monitor your customers' positions. For more information, view this quick video ‌‍‍‍‍

What's New in CQG QTrader: Batch Order Entry

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:00
Batch Order Entry is a commonly used order method in CQG Trader. In an effort to support our customers across all CQG products, we have added Batch Order Entry to CQG QTrader and CQG Integrated Client. Customers can create a list of orders in a plain text file and import the list to CQG to execute a large batch of orders all at once.

What's New in CQG QTrader: Enhancements for Fixed Income and Spread Trading

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:00
We have added the KCG Acknowledge exchange-listed spread symbols to the tradable products on CQG. For more information on KCG-listed instruments, visit https://www.virtu.com/market-making/customliq/vfi/.

CME Options Symbols Finder

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:00
This Microsoft Excel® dashboard provides a drop-down menu where you can select the underlying market, such as E-Mini S&P 500. The display will then show all front contract option symbols, including weekly and end-of-month options. The symbols are sorted by days to expiration. The current at-the-money strike, days to expiration, expiration date, and the total open interest for each symbol are also displayed. Requires CQG Integrated Client or CQG QTrader, data enablement for CME Globex, and Excel 2010 or higher. Download the Excel File ‌‍‍‍‍

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Most Active Options Dashboard

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:00
This Microsoft Excel® dashboard scans the VIX (CBOE) options market for volume and displays the strikes ranked by the volume traded for each expiry listed. The scan covers options traded 15 strikes above and below the at-the-money option. The options are sorted by volume, not strikes. The options volume data is heat-mapped by group with the highest call volume levels in bright green and the highest put volume levels in bright red. Requires CQG Integrated Client, CQG's Excel RTD add-in, data enablement for CBOE, and Excel 2010 or higher. Dashboard Downloads... more

What's New in CQG IC: Additional Functionality in Open API

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:00
MarketDelta, Renko, and Range Bars have been added to the Open API. Customers using the Open API can leverage these studies to enhance their trading.

What's New in CQG IC: Enhancements for Fixed Income and Spread Trading

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:00
For fixed income traders who are trading spreads in yield based on gross basis and the conversion factor, we have added the ConvFactor2 function to our list of functions in QFormulas. ConvFactor2 used in a spread formula will compute an accurate yield value for the spread. Additionally, we have added the KCG Acknowledge exchange-listed spread symbols to the tradable products on CQG. For more information on KCG-listed instruments, visit https://www.virtu.com/market-making/customliq/vfi/.

What's New in CQG IC: Modification of Parked Orders Prior to Activation

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:00
Easily modify your parked orders before activation without the need to cancel and replace them. Customers can modify the order quantity and price from the Parked tab on the Order Ticket or in the Orders and Positions window.

What's New in CQG IC: Enhanced Sorting and Filtering

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:00
CQG makes it easier to manage orders and positions for multiple accounts by customer account number or sales series. Use our Microsoft Excel® style filtering to search for an order number or portion of an order number using our smart search filter. Sort positions by account or filter by account/sales series to easily monitor your customers' positions. For more information, view this quick video ‌‍‍‍‍

What's New in CQG IC: Batch Order Entry

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:00
Batch Order Entry is a commonly used order method in CQG Trader. In an effort to support our customers across all CQG products, we have added Batch Order Entry to CQG QTrader and CQG Integrated Client. Customers can create a list of orders in a plain text file and import the list to CQG to execute a large batch of orders all at once.

What's New in CQG IC: Net Change Chart

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:00
CQG's new Net Change chart offers analysis of daily volatility. With the chart, you can: Combine multiple Net Change charts using Chart Analog Overlay to visualize movement Change the price scale settings to the same scale for a comparison of like contracts Adjust the color for each instrument for better visualization Example: This chart shows how Net Change can be used to analyze one Treasury contract out-pacing another. This type of net change analysis may provide insight into buying or selling opportunities. In this example, there is a clear sell-off occurring in... more