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by arthurm
Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Re: Portara - Where is the best place to roll a futures contract?

Guys this presentation may help traders determine a good place to optimise a roll point. There are many places to roll and there are many different strategies that you could use. I mention some general points that people may find useful. It is done within Portara but could equally be applied to any ...
by arthurm
Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Re: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service

ANNOUNCEMENT: PortaraCQG is to be released as a mainline product in the CQG infrastructure. Soon you will be able to access Portara within the IC Client QTrader and also via online Datafactory services direct from your CQG representatives or directly through existing Portara routing. PortaraCQG mak...
by arthurm
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:56 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Re: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service

Portara-Winner-Large.png Hello everyone, it is a privilege to announce that Portara won this award on Monday of this week at the HAC venue in the City, London. I personally would like to thank Tim for supporting Portara through the past few years and for having such a wonderful industry product for...
by arthurm
Thu May 21, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Re: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service

Hello everyone. Contributions to Portara’s development by a number of CTA’s has led to some fantastic new functionality in Portara. You may now: 1. Apply multiple customised sessions to your back-adjusted intraday data files as many as you desire and in any combination you wish. 2. You may apply ses...
by arthurm
Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Good point, And I believe I know where your mind is at, but the margin in this case is the dynamic moving margin that is currently in force at any given moment by CQG. It would only update if you decide to run a new FuturesInfo.txt file. Without the focus being on any specific trading strategy, and ...
by arthurm
Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Hi Roscoe, Margin is populated from CQG. CQG are a huge data supplier 500+ staff I believe over 36 countries with a huge data integrity department so I presume their margins are robust. The FuturesInfo.txt file is populated using their margins. This is simply a text file so if you change the extensi...
by arthurm
Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Do we have to be constrained by symbol naming conventions?

What happens if you want Blox symbol to have a completely different naming convention? Or say we wish to keep old FuturesInfo.txt files from other vendors? What happens for example if you want say BP daily and also BP RTH coupled with BP 4hr bar and BP hourly bars too, how do we setup our FuturesInf...
by arthurm
Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Tailored Data Solutions

Hello Roscoe, Thank you for your post. To answer your questions, The whole ethos of Portara is that it is a personal tailored data solution so anything can be done to your fund's requirements. For example some large hedge funds have decided on customised work with specific solutions which are propri...
by arthurm
Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

July 2014 CTA Intelligence Magazine

Hello, Here is an educational article in this month's CTA Intelligence Magazine. It talks about whether the open has moved and it's current significance since the introduction of 24h electronic markets. Thank You. http://ctaintelligence.s3.amazonaws.com/CTA%20Intelligence%20Magazine%20Issue%2016_Whe...
by arthurm
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Prices Minimum Symbols Customisation etc

Portara provides a tailored service on an individual basis which completely depends on what you want. Typically around 5 full symbols (10 limited symbols) is the minimum for Blox users. In dollar terms a minimum cash spend of around $1000 per year is another useful proxy regardless of any discounts ...
by arthurm
Fri May 30, 2014 7:28 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service
Replies: 17
Views: 9133

Portara & CQG Datafactory - Professional Data Service

Hello, Im Arthur Maddock the CEO of Portara. Portara is partnered with CQG Data and is licensed to distribute CQG Datafactory through its extraction front end. Portara is fully compatible with Trading Blox and is ideal for CTAs and serious traders who require a special tailored data service. In a nu...