In order to use CQG, you need an account with one of CQG's FCMs (Futures Commission Merchants) that are supported by IQBroker. The credentials that you enter when setting up a CQG connection are the credentials that were provided by the FCM.

Create a Data Connection

Create a CQG Data Connection in IQBroker:


  • Username - your CQG FCM username
  • Password - your CQG FCM pasword

Create a Broker Connection

Create a CQG Broker Connection in IQBroker:

This dialog contains one additional setting compared to the Data Connection:

  • Account ID - your CQG account number. You may leave this empty; in that case, the default account associated with this username will be used.