Arbitrage is a form of trading where two trades are made at the same time by the same party for the same good. The net effect of the two transactions is a profit for the party that made the two trades. Arbitrage takes advantage of price discrepancies, generally in different markets for the same ...

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Is bitcoin arbitrage profit varies with BTC market price?

Consider the following scenario, I have 365 USD in Btc-e and 1 BTC in Cryptsy, now I bought 1 BTC at a price of 362 USD in Btc-e and sell it on Cryptsy with 370 USD, now I made the profit of 4 USD ...
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Arbitrage in Bitcoin exchanges [duplicate]

How efficient is the bitcoin market? I am confused after comparing buy prices in exchanges operating in different currencies. For instance, I see that 1 BTC amounts to 347 USD at the moment at one ...
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Automatic transfer of funds between exchanges

I need to circulate money between exchanges automatically. I want to transfer cryptocurrency (BTC, LTC) between exchanges. I find that these exchanges have API calls for withdrawal options: Cryptsy, ...
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Calculation of arbitrage profit

I have made calculations based on 3 exchange buy and sell orders. (Cryptsy, C-cex and Bter) and have taken DOGE/BTC market into account. Both cryptsy and C-cex have the same calculations to get the ...
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Can't understand arbitrage profit calculation

Found the formula in the following link. I can't understand with my knowledge. Can anybody explain me with an example? profit = ExchangeA_sell * (1 - ExchangeA_fee) - ExchangeB_buy * (1 + ...
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How efficient are bitcoin markets?

There are several bitcoin exchanges which trade bitcoins to $US and also several other markets which trade bitcoin for other currencies. Each exchange however quotes a different price in effective ...
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How the arbitrage works?

How the arbitrage works, Is transaction fee is included for calculating arbitrage across exchanges, cryptocoincharts seems to render incorrect values, Any other arbitrage available at open source? ...
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Bitcoin arbitrage using ripple

Can someone smarter than me please give me step-by-step instructions on how to make money taking advantage of the disproportional BTC values across exchanges? I think using ripple could make the ...
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Arbitrage possible? [duplicate]

The last days I was thinking about arbitrage trading because the prices differ between several exchanges. So I started thinking if this could work and I'm stuck in one point. If I deposit money on ...
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Is instant profitable arbitrage impossible?

Case #1: Trade coins after an arbitrage opportunity appears. Buy Coin B with Coin A at a low price. Move Coin B to the buyer's market. Sell Coin B for Coin A at a higher price. However, ...
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Huge price difference between mtgox and others - why?

I know mtgox is imposing halts of withdrawals at the moment but i just cant understand this chart (see bellow - taken on 21.2.14 21:37 GMT), surely if i can buy btc on mtgox and A) Then spend them ...
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would universal use of arbitrage bot stabilize the market?

If each bitcoin exchange ran a bitcoin-arbitrage bot (let's say the same one)themselves, would that quickly eliminate the spread, and therefore the opportunity for arbitrage?
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FutureBlock offer and example seems to violate No Arbitrage Rule

If you look at, e.g. the best offers at the 420 BTCUSD strike price (this was as-of 4:15 pm EST on November 14, 2013), or at the "How It Works" page for Future Block, it seems like there is a ...
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arbitrage between currencies [duplicate]

looking at the current prices of bitcoins in different currencies it seems as one could buy some in GBP and convert sell them to get USD, than convert those USD back into GBP and make some money. is ...
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Why don't people buy at one exchange and sell at another?

Bitcoinity.org shows that for the past 30 days, bitstamp's price is high at 101.00, low at 77.00, and current price is 98.04. On contrast, mtgox's price for the past 30 days is high at 115.00, low at ...
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Are there any legal implications when using localbitcoins.com?

You can get BitCoins for under 100 bucks via CoinBase and there are people on LocalBitCoins who are advertising offers to buy BitCoin for over 100 bucks. The spread is around $10; so I was ...
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Is anyone taking advantage of different prices across exchanges?

Say I have funds on two exchanges. Whenever the price of bitcoin is higher on the first one, I sell on that one and buy on the other one. Is anyone doing this or has a program that does this? Is it ...
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Transfer between exchanges without fees

What is the best way to transfer money between exchanges without fees? I think the most obvious option is to buy a redeemable coupon at one exchange, and redeem at another. But are there any exchanges ...
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Are there any open-source trading bots out there?

Has anyone published an open-source trading bot that runs on a Bitcoin exchange?
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Pricing TradeHill compared to MTGox

I've just launched a trading app that trades on MTGox and TradeHill. I'm noticing something strange on TradeHill though. Basically I get my quote and place an order directly after. The order never ...
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Costing arbitrage between exchanges [closed]

I'm currently writing something to script arbitrage between two exchanges to test the concept. I know I can determine the difference in prices by using (ExhangeA_sell - ExchangeB_buy) <- this ...
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How can one find how much “room for arbitrage” is there in the Bitcoin market?

I don't know what's the mathematical/economical definition, but I would define "room for arbitrage" as the amount of money that can be extracted from the market by doing arbitrage (between the ...