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What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.8 - For our partners

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 14:17
In addition to the customer facing features for this release, these are features requested by our partners. Custom Price Publishing System Added real-time controls for brokers using service groups to manage their spread offset and other parameters for their custom contracts.  Added price tick offset management per service group and symbol Added ability to set the hedge order execution instructions to iceberg Added ability to override the hedge account per service group and symbol   Thanks for your continued partnership, The CQG Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.8

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:48
Quotes CSPEC widget: added maintenance margin CSPEC widget: added MIC label to exchange to help with troubleshooting Charting Pitchfork drawing tool Color picker on chart and quotes now has gray colors General Faster widget launching, widgets will appear next to the active tab Color picker on chart and quotes now has gray colors New site for requesting and voting for new features: forums.cqg.com Badges for CQG Mobile on log on page in mobile mode Added warning for when password is close to expiration Added link to new partner Fundamental Analytics... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.7 - For our partners

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 16:22
In addition to the customer facing features for this release, these are features requested by our partners. Trading Position margin in the Account Summary widget is now received directly from the risk server Improved performance for displaying a large number of orders Basis trade widget price now defaults to and follows the best bid/ask instead of last trade Basis trade now has GTC as well as Day duration options   Thanks for your continued partnership, The CQG Desktop Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.7

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 14:27
Quotes Ability to sort a QSS and SST by symbol Trading Right-click to cancel orders now available on HOT and SST Bracket orders now available on the Order Ticket Position margin in the Account Summary widget is now received directly from the risk server Improved performance for displaying a large number of orders Charting After changing color of bars, next chart opened will use the new bar color Thermometer chart object dotted lines now only extend to the start of the session More Details and How to Access the New Features Sort by the symbol... more

Gateway Release 5.16

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:06
A Gateway release, version 5.16, is planned for the weekend of Friday, October 18, 2019. The new release will include new updates to our UAT, Stage, and Demo Trading Infrastructure.  See all of our updates and resources for brokers and partners at  http://partners.cqg.com. 

Gateway Release: Updates to Min FCM Market Limits

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:24
There is a Gateway release 5.15 planned for the weekend of Friday, August 30th, 2019. As always, the release will be seamless to CQG Customers. We have added a new FCMs->Min FCM Market Limits page that allows overriding default FCM min values for the size-based risk limits (Trade Size Limit, Commodity Position Limit, and Contract Position Limit) at exchange and/or product level. See full details in the CAST userguide.   For any questions or concerns, please contact the FCM Desk at fcmdesk@cqg.com or (312) 939-1590, or http://partners.cqg.com/fcm-desk.

Gateway Release: Updates to Min FCM Market Limits

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 09:59
There is a Gateway release 5.15 planned for the weekend of Friday, August 30th, 2019. As always, the release will be seamless to CQG Customers. We have added a new FCMs->Min FCM Market Limits page that allows overriding default FCM min values for the size-based risk limits (Trade Size Limit, Commodity Position Limit, and Contract Position Limit) at exchange and/or product level. See full details in the CAST userguide.   For any questions or concerns, please contact the FCM Desk at fcmdesk@cqg.com or (312) 939-1590, or http://partners.cqg.com/fcm-desk.

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6 - For our partners

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:24
In addition to the customer facing features for this release, these are features requested by our partners. Trading Ability to display order size in alternate order size (bushels, MMBTUs, etc) Order enablements are now passed from the GW to CQG Desktop, so only appropriate order types will be shown for symbols Ability to display Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark before placing an order OTC View bids and offers widget OTC Basis trade widget Thanks for your continued partnership, The CQG Desktop Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:24
Quotes Added columns filters for SpreadSheet Trader Trading Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark Charting Drawing tools now available in mobile layout General Ability to use password-protected RSS feeds As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG Desktop experience. We invite you to provide feedback on features that you like or want via our CQG Forums site. Happy Trading! The CQG Desktop Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6 - For our partners

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:31
In addition to the customer facing features for this release, these are features requested by our partners. Trading Ability to display Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark before placing an order OTC View bids and offers widget OTC Basis trade widget   Thanks for your continued partnership, The CQG Desktop Team

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.6

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:19
Quotes Added columns filters for SpreadSheet Trader Trading Pre-Trade Mid-Market Mark Charting Drawing tools now available in mobile layout General Ability to use password-protected RSS feeds As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG Desktop experience. We invite you to provide feedback on features that you like or want via our CQG Forums site. Happy Trading! The CQG Desktop Team

What's new in CAST 2 version 2.16

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:24
Profiles and Logins Multiple trade-routing logins can now be added to a profile. Added ability to send welcome mails with credentials for both trade-routing and system logins Added ability to clone trade-routing logins Added custom billing fields General Improved instant search performance Improved wayfinding by highlighting section Caps lock warning on password field on log on page Corrected ordering of state and country fields on Profile: Main Info Balances widget: added calendar Left bar: on rollover, icon to open links in a new tab appears Left bar... more

What's new in CAST 2 version 2.16

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:51
Profiles and Logins Multiple trade-routing logins can now be added to a profile. Added ability to send welcome mails with credentials for both trade-routing and system logins Added ability to clone trade-routing logins Added custom billing fields General Improved instant search performance Improved wayfinding by highlighting section Caps lock warning on password field on log on page Corrected ordering of state and country fields on Profile: Main Info Balances widget: added calendar Left bar: on rollover, icon to open links in a new tab appears Left bar... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.5

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 12:24
Quotes Added columns to display yield values for fixed income symbols Trading Added ability to hide market order buttons When HOT is in focus, typing in a number changes the order size Charting Added BATS setting General Performance improvement when logging on More Details and How to Access the New Features Change BATS setting on charts On the chart, click on the gear icon beside the symbol, either in the manage chart dialog or on the chart surface.     As always, we hope that these updates help improve your... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.5

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:53
Quotes Added columns to display yield values for fixed income symbols Trading Added ability to hide market order buttons When HOT is in focus, typing in a number changes the order size Charting Added BATS setting More Details and How to Access the New Features Change BATS setting on charts On the chart, click on the gear icon beside the symbol, either in the manage chart dialog or on the chart surface.     As always, we hope that these updates help improve your trading workflow. We continually strive to improve your CQG... more

CQG Appoints Andy Jennings to run EMEA

Sat, 07/27/2019 - 12:24
CQG has appointed Andy Jennings to head of EMEA to spur growth in the region as the fintech evolves into a specialist software firm.  “I’m particularly excited about joining CQG at this critical juncture, as we design and build software solutions that fulfil specific roles in the derivatives space - not only related to listed and over-the-counter matching engines, but any trading model where people need to address a specific problem,” Jennings told FOW. Read the full article, on FOW's website, written by Louisa Chender.   

CQG Appoints Andy Jennings to run EMEA

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 08:36
CQG has appointed Andy Jennings to head of EMEA to spur growth in the region as the fintech evolves into a specialist software firm.  “I’m particularly excited about joining CQG at this critical juncture, as we design and build software solutions that fulfil specific roles in the derivatives space - not only related to listed and over-the-counter matching engines, but any trading model where people need to address a specific problem,” Jennings told FOW. Read the full article, on FOW's website, written by Louisa Chender.   

Pulling into Excel® Historical Delta Bars (DBars) Study Values

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:24
Delta Bars or DBars is a MarketDelta study which is used with the MarketDelta Footprint chart. Delta is the difference between buys and sells. Delta Bars, displayed as candles, are colored based on bids and asks. Using default colors, the candle is green when there are more asks and red when there are more bids. The Delta Bars RTD formula uses the FootPrint Operator for the chart type. Here are the RTD formulas for the open, high, low and close for symbol EP and 5-minute bars: = RTD("cqg.rtd",,"StudyData","DBarsOpen( FootPrintOP(EP,0))", "Bar", "", "Close","5","0","All",,,"False... more

Gateway Release: Updates to Market Limits and FCM Contract Control

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:24
There is a Gateway release planned for the weekend of Friday, June 28th. As always, the release will be seamless to CQG Customers. In addition to enhancements and maintenance, this release includes an exiting new feature: New FCM Contract Controls in CAST called Dynamic Default Market Limits. This new feature will allow FCMs to disable specific contract months or even entire commodities from trading. Default is nothing is enabled which means nothing will change any of your acct setups until this is enabled. More Details and How to Access the New Features Visual Changes to... more

What's New in CQG Desktop Version 4.4

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:24
Quotes Added the ability to filter by any column in QSS  Added exchange as a column in QSS and SpreadSheet Trader Added ISIN number to CSPEC Trading Child orders in a bracket can now have different durations from the parent order Charting New pointer tools: Fibonacci and text Added parameters dialog for pointer tools Improved chart zoom using the mouse wheel When trading sidebar is open, placing a horizontal line will change price selection for trading Added ability to change fractional study parameters More Details and How to Access the New... more