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.