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The London Metal Exchange (LME) was founded in 1877. The LME is the world center for the trading of industrial metals. The majority of all non-ferrous metal futures business is transacted on the LME platforms.

The LME is popular for its... more

The Spread Bar chart displays spread bar values based on a user set parameter for snap shots at certain intervals.

This is a superior method to simply plotting the spread prices. For example, the crack spread 42*HOE-CLE when entered as a... more

Microsoft® Excel has a Text function which is useful for combining text with market data. For example, you may want to have your Excel dashboard display in the same cell the percent net change value of a market with the word “Higher” or “Lower”.... more

CQG Product Specialist Stan Yabroff designed a CQG page for customers to track and analyze a market’s implied volatility and historical volatility. This post details the features and functionality of the CQG page.

The benefit of this CQG... more

The Microsoft® Excel 3-D chart is different from the Excel Scatter Plot chart. The Scatter chart uses a fixed size for the chart data points. The 3-D chart accesses an additional column to set the width of the chart data points. In this post... more