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USDA and USDA-WASDE Data Now Available

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:00
CQG has added United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data and the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) data to the data feed. Look for the data under the Exchanges list in the CQG Symbol Finder. You can chart the data using CQG’s “Line” chart type. There are over 4,000 symbols between the two data sources and over ten years of history. Contact CQG and request the US Department of Agriculture and USDA-WASDE enablements. The USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System provides crop and livestock data. Published monthly by the United States... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 5.2

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:00
Quotes Time & Sales or a single symbol Charting Ability to show more decimal points for all studies New chart type: Volume Candle DMIwADX study: ADX curve can now share scale with DMIu, DMId, and FFID   More Details and How to Access the New Features Time & Sales: Single symbol Launch the single symbol T&S widget from the Quotes group, single symbol section. It will open using the last used symbol. Change the symbol using the symbol entry in the bottom bar, or use window linking. Like the Time & Sales: Portfolio widget, you can... more

Microsoft Excel®, RTD, and COT Data

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:00
CQG has added the CFTC Commitment of Traders data to the data feed. You can read about working with COT symbols here. If you are interested in pulling the latest COT updates and historical data using RTD formulas there are a couple of things to know. The data is published by the CFTC late Friday afternoon with a report date of the previous Tuesday (unless there is a holiday). Therefore, this data is weekly data. You cannot see it in a CQG Quote Spreadsheet as the Quote Spreadsheet displays only today and yesterday’s data. RTD formulas that pull data that we see in the Quote Spreadsheet... more

CFTC Commitment of Traders Reports

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00
CQG has added the CFTC Commitment of Traders reports to the data feed. Under Exchanges in the CQG Symbol Finder you can find “CFTC Commitment of Traders.” An easy way to find the market you are interested in is to select CFTC Commitment of Traders under the Exchanges and then search for the electronically traded symbol. For example, if you searched for the symbol GCE (Gold) then this list is returned: Symbol Description X.US.GCECMLONG Gold Commercial Long X.US.GCECMDIFF Gold Commercial Long/Short Diff X.US.GCECMSHT... more

2020 Update: 6 Trading Systems Based on the Super Template

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00
This is an update to the 6 trading systems published about one year ago. On customer request, we added the ability to set a start and end time as well as an exit based on time. The idea is to have a few standard trading systems that have many customizable exits already built in: EOD - End Of Day will exit any position at the last bar of the day when checked. MMstop - Money Management is a simple stop loss. You just need to specify the amount. MM - Money Management Stop is on if checked. BEFloor - Break Even Exit will close the position when it returns to its entry price. It... more

CAST 2 Updated Resources and Help

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Help for CAST2 has been updated. Thanks for being a valued partner. We hope that these updates help improve your administrative workflow as we continue to improve your CAST 2 experience. Please send us feedback on features that you like or want via our CQG Forums site. The CQG CAST Team

CAST 2 Help update

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Help for CAST2 has been updated here: https://partners.cqg.com/fcm-desk/cast-2-resources Thanks for being a valued partner. We hope that these updates help improve your administrative workflow as we continue to improve your CAST 2 experience. Please send us feedback on features that you like or want via our CQG Forums site. The CQG CAST Team

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.10

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Updates Order Info view Trailing and Iceberg orders Position matching preference: Intraday first More Details and How to Access the New Features Order Info Tap on an order to show an order action sheet Tap on Order Info to open the Order Info dialog Action buttons for Order actions and sharing Your browser does not support the video tag. Pointer Tools Tap on the pointer tool icon to access the pointer tools toolbar. Tap on the pointer tool you want to use Tap on the chart to place the first point of the tool Tap a second time to place... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.9

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Updates Major chart upgrade (drawing tools, studies, and continuation Fractional price formatting for fixed income symbols Network quality notifications for bad connections More Details and How to Access the New Features Chart Continuation From the chart screen: Tap on the Manage chart icon to bring up the Manage chart dialog Tap on the chart gear icon, to bring up the chart properties dialog Tap the "Use continuation" switch to on Your browser does not support the video tag. Pointer Tools Tap on the pointer tool icon to access the pointer... more

Clone of CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.9

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
Updates Major chart upgrade (drawing tools, studies, and continuation Fractional price formatting for fixed income symbols Network quality notifications for bad connections   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 receive updates, fill out this form. We love to hear from you... more

Risk-Off In Most Commodities in Late February

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 00:00
Everything was humming along in the equities and commodities markets in mid-February. The S&P 500 made its latest record high on February 20. On the same day, the price of crude oil traded to a high of $54.66 per barrel on the nearby April futures contract after probing below the $50 level earlier in the month. Copper was still above $2.60 per pound after a recovery from under the $2.50 level. A host of other markets were firm, even though the fatalities and cases of Coronavirus in China were mounting. At the start of the last week of the month, markets tanked. The DJIA moved over 1,... more

CQG for iPhone Update, Version 1.10

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 00:00
Updates Order Info view Trailing and Iceberg orders Position matching preference: Intraday first More Details and How to Access the New Features Order Info Tap on an order to show an order action sheet Tap on Order Info to open the Order Info dialog Action buttons for Order actions and sharing Your browser does not support the video tag. Trailing orders Trailing orders are available in the confirm dialog Iceberg orders Access Iceberg orders in Trading preferences: Go to the More menu (...) > Settings > Trading Toggle "Allow... more