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Join us at the Argus Americas Crude Summit

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:00
Visit the CQG booth at the 10th Argus Americas Crude Summit to learn more about the following: Fully integrated trading Standard and smart order types Real-time and historical data across multiple asset classes CQG APIs Register Now ‌‍‍‍‍ We look forward to seeing you there.

Jim Wyckoff's Markets Outlook

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:00
Join us again as we host Jim Wyckoff for a live webinar. Mr. Wyckoff will 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    Date: January 25, 2018 Time: 3:00 p.m. CT Register Presenter:  Jim Wyckoff is the proprietor of the "Jim Wyckoff on the Markets" analytical... more

RTD and Historical Implied Volatility

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:00
CQG offers an Implied Volatility (ImpVol) study that allows you to pull in historical implied volatility data onto a chart. ImpVol is not the implied volatility of one particular option. CQG uses the outright contract symbol from the chart and initially starts with a baseline of 3 at-the-money contracts for each month for calls and puts, then several filters are run to eliminate series which would distort the implied volatility calculation. More information about the Implied Volatility study can be found here. This study can be applied to both an outright contract or to an... more

Q4 2017 Winners and Losers and a Look Ahead to Q1

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:00
The dollar index moved lower by 1.14% in the fourth quarter of 2017, and commodities prices moved higher with five of the six major sectors posting gains. Out of the 29 commodities that I follow, 16 posted gains during the three-month period that ended last Friday, December 29. The composite gained 4.88% in Q4 and finished 2017 with a 7.95% gain. While the dollar declined, higher interest rates are on the horizon in 2018. Optimism about the global economy caused rallies in many of the industrial commodities. A Winning Quarter - Animal Proteins Lead the Way During the period from October... more