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CQG offers one of the most extensive and reliable data and market analysis tools in the industry. For over 25 years, professional traders have relied on CQG's accurate, uninterrupted, high-quality data. CQG provides a large variety of customizable charting techniques and formulas to fit the needs of any trader.

CQG sends all orders, cancellations, and modifications through the most robust connection possible to redundant servers using SSL encryption to secure your trading information. CQG provides order routing ability for futures, options on futures, Globex currencies, indices, treasuries, and exchange-traded spreads.

There are two front ends available for trading with CQG. CQG Integrated Client offers a complete professional level trading solution including market data, analytics, and order routing. For traders requiring an order routing, orders and account management tool without the analytics, CQG offers CQG Trader.

CQG Integrated Client has earned a solid reputation through decades of reliable performance, providing traders with an innovative trading interface complete with accurate global market data, professional analytical tools, and advanced order routing.
CQG Integrated Client
quoting and charting features include:


  • Accurate market data
  • Fourteen different chart types
  • TFlow, which displays whether traders are hitting bids or lifting offers
  • Customizable continuation charts
  • Six different quote page formats, two of which can be linked with Microsoft Excel
  • Time & sales
  • Time, price, and news alerts that generate orders directly into the market
  • Symbols & exchanges search
  • Portfolio scans of your favorite setups or conditions
  • Backtesting, optimization, signal evaluation, and automatic trading system
  • Order routing using four different interfaces
  • Nine news sources, including Dow Jones
  • Ability to export to Microsoft Excel using DDE
  • Analytics and charting packages available

CQG Integrated Client combines the power of CQG's analytical charts and tools with fast, reliable order execution. The order execution platform includes:

  • Order Ticket: Place orders and track their status (Depth-of-Market)
  • SnapTrader: Place orders directly from the chart
  • DOMTrader: Trade using mouse, keyboard, or combination of both
  • Orders and Positions window: Access daily and monthly activity by account
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CQG Trader. Essential features of the CQG Trader platform include:



  • Alert Trader ? automatically places orders when price, time or condition alerts are met
  • Exchange Traded Spreads ? guaranteed execution of all legs and allows execution of multiple-leg orders
  • Fungibility ? supports contract fungibility between futures, options and contract months
  • Q Formulas ? ability to define specific market spreads to quickly analyze price relationships between various markets
  • CQG Trader has the speed and reliability of CQG Integrated Client in a quote and trading platform

CQG Trader provides DOMTrader, Quote Board, and Orders and Positions view. It's the perfect execution platform for traders who don't require technical analysis tools. CQG Trader is also offered as order entry and account management interface.

  • CQG's ChartTrader ? easy order entry with market depth buy/sell columns next to the pricing scale for one-click order execution
  • HeadsUP Display ? allows traders to place orders from a chart or from the DOMTrader (depth of market view)
  • TradeFlow Charts ? show the electronic market aggression by graphically displaying trade volume at the bid versus at the offer to see instant price changes

Additional CQG information

- User's Guides:

CQG Integrated Client
>> Quick Reference Guide
>> User Guides

CQG Trader
>> Quick Reference Guide
>> User Guide

CQG Integrated Client and CQG Trader are available for live trading through Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG) and Dorman Trading

System Requirements


Windows XP, Vista, Windows7
• Dual-Core. Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.33 Ghz or better
• Minimum memory 2GB RAM (1 GB RAM for CQG Trader)
• Minimum 160GB, IDE-100, 7200RPM with 4GB of free hard disk space
• Dual port graphics adapter with 128Mb of memory, 64Mb per port.

System Setting Requirements

Hibernate and stand by modes cannot be used on a system running CQG. Hard drive power-saving features should also be disabled. Windows 2000 is not supported.

Internet Access

CQG requires Internet service via a high-speed connection, such as DSL, cable, or fixed wireless/wireless local loop (WLL). Wireless Internet connections are not recommended, especially broadband over a WiFi card. Dial-up is not supported.