CQG and 4th Story today announced that 4th Story has connected its financial services software products to CQG's market data servers and Hosted Exchange Gateways via CQG's Data and Trading APIs.
4th Story joins a growing list of companies taking advantage of CQG's industry-leading API and hosting services.
CQG users can now execute on trading signals created within CQG's state-of-the-art analysis tools via 4S.EvergladesTM, 4th Story's high-performance automated trading platform. The signals can trigger custom execution strategies, including pairs, order routing, TWAP/VWAP, and others. In addition, automated strategies running within 4th Story can take advantage of CQG's ultra-low-latency market data and exchange connectivity offerings.
CQG's Data and Trading APIs are available as part of their flagship product, the CQG Integrated Client, and can be utilized with any object-oriented programming language including Microsoft Excel VBA, Visual Basic, C#, and C++. CQG also provides direct connectivity to their Hosted Exchange Gateways using the industry standard FIX protocol via CQG's FIX 4.2 API. By using CQG's API solutions, partners and customers can route orders directly to CQG's gateways through their own proprietary applications.
"We are pleased to partner with 4th Story to provide them with our powerful API solutions," said Yuriy Shterk, Vice President of Product Development at CQG. "Traders will benefit from the integration of 4th Story's complex event processing systems and CQG's ultra-low-latency direct market access to enhance revenue and productivity."
"The combination of the power of CQG's analytics and market connectivity with 4th Story's robust, automated trading platform lets strategists get their ideas to market quickly and efficiently," said Steve Smith, CEO of 4th Story. "It is a great option for professional