CQG Spreader
A Competitive Edge

This sophisticated order management and ultra-low-latency trade execution interface routes orders to the CQG Spreader Core, our co-located exchange servers. The CQG Spreader Core uses proprietary algorithms to manage your orders.

Bluewater Trading Solution
Powerful trading and analytical application for professional traders and money managers. CQG Spreader is an addon to flagship terminal CQG Integrated Client.
Graphics and Analytics

Graphics and Analytics

CQG offers traders a number of chart types, all offering easy-to-use features. More than one hundred studies, as well as statistical functions.
Trade Execution Made Easy

Trade Execution Made Easy

Our goal is to enable customers to efficiently trade the markets through our products. Our trading applications offer features specific to the professional trader's needs.
Portfolio and Instrument Monitors

Portfolio and Instrument Monitors

The Portfolio Monitor offers trade routing tools with an expandable DOM view of the exchange order book and chart studies using different chart types and time intervals in a single view.

System Development Tools

System Development Tools

Test your ideas before you trade on them. CQG trade system package allows customers to analyze past trading activity and test strategies.
Options Analysis

Options Analysis

Experienced traders know that to make the most of the options markets, you need sophisticated options analytics to gain an edge. CQG IC has analytical modules at your fingertips for that very purpose.
Chart analysis

Chart analysis

Charting is one of the most important aspects of trading software. CQG lets you easily view charts of any length, limited only by the amount of memory in your computer.

CQG Spreader Features

  • Set up spreads and strips with up to forty legs and actively quote up to ten legs
  • Configure leg ratios, scale, order management, and legging risk
  • Prioritize leg placement
  • Easily identify spreads strips and their legs with DOMTrader® and order color-coding
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CQG Spreader Features
  • Manage cross-account spread trading
  • Set up monitored leg orders using bid and ask queue volume conditions
  • Manage risk with overfill management
  • Trade ratio spreads with proportional execution
  • Manage placement with queue holders
  • Trade off net change prices or yield
  • Manage incomplete orders with a pay-up limit or with smart trailing limit orders
  • Use Sniper Mode for near-instantaneous execution and to reduce message counts
  • Use QFormulas to simplify complex strategies
  • Access our full suite of charting and analytics tools
  • Incorporate computer-readable news events into your spread trading strategies
  • Monitor and manage spread activity with Spread Matrix and Spread Pyramid

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The Price of the Platform and Cost of Trading.

Click the tabs below to view the platform's price of subscription or purchase, commissions rates that apply to most retail traders
and understand all the costs associated with trading different futures markets.

Our sliding commissions' rate starts at $1.00 / Side if you trade less than 20 contracts per day with Silver Self-Directed trading account. Clients who meet our daily trading volume thresholds qualify for even more savings with deeply discounted commissions as low as $0.10 / Side. After you Open your Account, you must contact us at [email protected] to ensure the appropriate commission tier.

Commissions
    Average Daily Contracts Commissions Per Side
    0 - 20 Contracts $1.00
    21 - 100 Contracts $0.50
    101 - 500 Contracts $0.40
    501 - 1000 Contracts $0.20
    Over 1000 Contracts $0.10

Commission Rates above are quoted on a per-site basis for new Silver self-directed accounts opened after January 1st, 2019, with a minimum account balance of $3,000. Commissions, Clearing, Exchange and NFA fees apply to all order types. Exchange fees and NFA fees are subject to change and can be confirmed on the exchange websites. Holding Overnight positions WILL subject you to higher rates. Trading Futures Options are subject to separate approval process and different commissions schedule. All commissions and fees are charged in the currency of the traded product. Please reference our Fee Schedule for additional fees that may apply to your account.

Discounted commissions are not automatically applied to any account and do not automatically adjust based on monthly volume. You must contact us to request any rate changes. No rebates will be issued for past activity. All commissions are subject to ongoing review and may be increased if clients fail to meet the volume requirements listed above.

Non-Professional Subscriber Fees. Please click here for Important CME Market Data Changes as of March 1, 2014.

 

The trading commissions you pay also depends on your margin requirements - the amount required to enter into a position per contract on an intraday basis. ITG Futures provides margins based on a percentage of the initial margin or a nominal amount. Intraday margin (day trading margins) are determined by our clearing firms and based on many factors including market volatility, open interest, customer credit profile and the level of funding in the specific customer's account.

Margins
    Day Trading Margins Clearing Firm Commissions Per Side
    50% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.00
    25% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.20
    20% of Initial Margin All of FCM’s $1.50
    $400 Margins All of FCM’s Please Contact Us
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 ITG Futures and/or our Clearing FCMs maintain the right to liquidate any position at any time if a margin call and/or deficit occurs. The customer would be responsible for any deficit that occurs as a result of liquidations. We will make our best efforts to contact customers to address margin call depending on the severity of the call. Accounts that are subject to margin calls may experience higher commissions due to increased risk. Specific day trading margins from select FCMs that are well below average rates may subject you to much higher fees than provided above. Contracts with relatively low liquidity may subject you to additional fees
Commissions rates based on average daily volume and Intraday Trading Margin set by the FCM. Discounted commissions are not automatically applied to any account and do not automatically adjust based on monthly volume. You must contact us to request any rate changes. No rebates will be issued for past activity. All commissions are subject to ongoing review and may be increased if clients fail to meet the volume requirements listed above.

For individual market margin rates please see our margins here. Although it is believed that the information provided is accurate, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data.

For current margin rates, please visit the exchanges’ Websites listed on our Exchange Access Page. The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Day Trading Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.

Order Routing Fees. Order routing is the process of routing the order to/from exchanges to your trading platform. Order routing fees also referred to as execution costs, are charged by the data feed provider and is assessed on a per transaction basis.

Routing
    Datafeed Order Routing Fee
    Rithmic $0.25 per side
    CQG $0.10 - $0.25 per side*
    CTS $0.20 - $0.50 per side*
    TT $0.00 - $0.30 per side*
    eSignal $0.00 per side: NO FEE*
    QST $0.00 per side: NO FEE*
 SEE PLATFORMS PRICING  
 *Varies according to FCM and trading platform  

A data fee is a flat fee charged by the exchange for streaming real-time market data to the trader. Data fees are charged on a periodic basis and varies depending on the type of exchange and type of trader. For example, data fees for the CME Globex are $85 monthly per-market for professional traders and $20 monthly per-market for non-professional traders.

Market Data
    Exchange Group Description Monthly Fee
    CME Market Data Bundle - All CME Markets $20.00 (non-pro)
  CME/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  CBOT/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  NYMEX/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
  COMEX/Globex $5.00 (non-pro)
    ICE Market Data ICE - US Exchange - TF, DX $117.00
  ICE - UK Exchange - Energies $117.00
  ICE-LIFFE Exchange - FTSE, Gilt, Short Sterling $117.00
     
    CFE/CBOE Data CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) $13.00 (non-pro)
    Foreign Exchange       (Non-US) EUREX | non-pro 18.00 EUR
  Osaka - Japan (JPX) 29.00 USD
  Singapore (SGX) 80.00 USD
  Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE) 67.00 USD
  Euronext Equities & Index Derivative - CAC - 40  
    Cash Index Data $SP500 90.00 USD
  $DOW, ^TICK, ^TRIN, ^ADV, ^DECL, NYSE Internals, Dow Jones Indexes 6.00 USD
  NASDAQ Indexes 8.00 USD
    Misc Additional User | Multiple users/logins 10.00 USD











Have a question about CQG Spreader?

If you have any questions about CQG Spreader please visit our help forum, where you can find additional information, videos and user instructions for all trading terminals offered by ITG Futures. If you can't find an answer to your question on our site, you can contact us or post a question to our help forum.

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Tech Specs

To ensure the best experience, CQG IC recommends the following setup:
System Requirements
 
 
Minimum
 
Recommended
 
CPU Dual Core
(2.5 GHz or higher)
Quad-Core
(3 GHz or higher)
 
RAM 4 GB 8 GB  
Free space 2 GB 4 GB  
Monitor Resolution of 1280 x 1024 or higher UHD resolution 
of 3840x2160
 
 
CQG works on Windows 7, 8, 10 

  • Hibernate and stand by modes cannot be used on a system running CQG IC.
  • Hard drive power-saving features should be disabled.
  • Exclude CQG from all firewall and virus checks.
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