Sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate crypto-currencies.

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Is there any come back when an exchange goes bust?

I had .95btc in cryptsy. The exchange is now bust with intermittent updates from 'big Vern'. The authorities don't seem to care, fellow crypto enthusiasts just say things like, 'oh how stupid, ...
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Searching for EUR exchange with high trading volume

I'm currently trading on kraken.com which works perfectly fine. Now I want to discover other EUR exchanges which have good reputation, a relatively high trading volume and preferably low trading fees. ...
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Algorithmic trading python library?

I am starting to do Algorithmic trading in cryptocurrencies using Python libraries. Most exchanges have RESTful APIs that make it easy to write you own code and get started. However, I would like to ...
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Are there any complete Bitcoin systems?

It seems to me that to keep Bitcoin both decentralized and secure, the whole of the Bitcoin process should ultimately depend on each user, or rather, that the involvement of each user should ...
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Will buy and sell offers from one trader be matched with each other?

If one user made a buy and a sell order at the same time, would they be matched with each other or remain pending?
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BitCoin Exchanges - Studies on Seasons and Cycles?

I have posted this question as an addition to my previous one. I'm looking for studies, articles or blog posts on the seasons and cycles of BitCoin Exchanges - it doesn't matter which one in ...
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BitCoin Price Index -Studies on Relation to Network Hashrate and Block Difficulty?

Are there any available studies, articles or blog posts on this topic? I am currently working on a market analysis including major bitcoin exchanges and the bitcoin price index. I'm specifically ...
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Is Bitcoin's value the same, country to country? If not, which valuation is correct?

Does a bitcoin have the same value in every country? Is it not like real money that we use in real life? Does it have a different value in every country?
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Is there any way to buy bitcoins online without a fee?

I'm new to bitcoins, and my experience is from something like E*Trade buying on the NASDAQ, so that's my frame of reference. I paid a small broker fee for every buy or sell, and I trusted the exchange ...
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BTC Exchanges and Counterparty Risk

I'm doing research on the above topic, but so far haven't found any or at the most only limitedly valuable articles/data published in recent time (past 6 months). What I'm interested in is how users ...
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How To Buy Bitcoins On BTC-e (USA)

BTC-e doesn't appear to allow USA wires from banks, and it has other options like MoneyPolo or OKPAY, neither of which allow USA customers either. I've seen bitcoin traders arbitrage trade using US ...
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Can I exchange BTC from CoinBase?

I have read the articles in the BitCoin website and I thought of implementing the BitCoin payment method in my website. I registered at a payment processor website called "CoinBase". Unfortunately ...
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Exchange Transaction/Widthrawal Fees - i don't get it

Guys i am trying to understand how does a 'transaction fee' work and 'widthrawal fee' work on all BTC Exchanges. Let's simply things and assume i want to BUY BTC on an Exchange that has 0.45% fee for ...
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Bitcoin market hours (open/close prices)

If Bitcoin trading never stops then what does it mean when news sites and others talk about bitcoin opening or closing at a certain price, and why is this terminology used? Could two people mean ...
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How do I transfer altcoins from cryptsy to bittrex?

How do i transfer altcoins from cryptsy to bittrex? Bittrex says this if i open generate the deposit address - When depositing, please send your message unencrypted. If the message is not included ...
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Is there a liquidity aggregator service for bitcoins?

I would like to check quotes from multiple bitcoin exchanges in a single, aggregated place. Is there such a service or at least something in that direction out there? Or do I have to connect to each ...
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(Bither) how can i send my bitcoins?

i downloaded Bither as my virtual wallet and added bitcoins in a Hot Wallet Address. But when i try to send bitcoins, i can't. i fill the address, the amount of bitcoins and i type my password but ...
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Bitcoin current price and lack of volatility make it impossible to make a market on exchanges

I was checking Coinbase, the US bitcoin exchange. Their exchange fee to remove liquidity is 0.25%. That means if I get hit at $238.00 (bought) I can only exit (sell) aggressively for a profit above ...
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What drives the price of bitcoin, in other words, what makes it go up or down?

I am interested in knowing what kind of events and news have a direct impact on the bitcoin prices besides the raw supply and demand.
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How do on-line wallet or bitcoin exchanges usually secure their private keys?

I suppose they're kept encrypted as not to do so would be the equivalent as saving plaintext passwords. I heard most of them keep a percentage of the funds in cold storage, but then isn't it ...
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How can I send altocoins from a long wallet adress 24-30 characters to a short wallet address that most exchanges have?

HI I have a 24 to 20 character long adress made for dash coins and Iam noticing all of the exchanges and the newer wallets give me a shorter adress when I atempt to send from miner gate or from my ...
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Get blockchain info for exchange transaction

I'm sorry in advanced if this questions are dumb but here goes ... Does all buy/sell bitcoin related transactions made in exchanges get logged in the blockchain? if so can they be found and/or ...
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How may I get paid with a free bitcoin website?

In what ways may I monetize a website which offers free and accurate real time Bitcoin exchange and BTC market meta data? In this particular case the purpose and the business model the website was ...
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Do foreign bitcoin exchanges need to be liscensed in every US state?

I read something about this, but it seems pretty unenforceable. I understand US-exchanges need to be liscened as money transmitters in every state, but how can US states fine a foreign entity for ...
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Is there an exchange for trading the future output of ethereum rigs?

Is there an altcoin exchange where (Primary market) a miner can sell fractions of the output of their rig over a certain future time period? (Secondary market) a trader can sell the rights to ...
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Fees when using leverage

I have been wondering how trading fees are actually calculated e.g. Kraken takes 0,35% of every trade. Does this fee apply both when I buy bitcoins and later when I sell them? Furthermore if I choose ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of altcoins protocols natively supporting Multisigs?

For cybersecurity risk reasons, I desire to stay away from trading such coins on all exhanges not supporting multisig. Albeit, it is another matter for exchanges to support Multisig for such altcoins, ...
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Is there a legal way and free way to open a Bitcoin exchange in the United States?

I've been doing some reading on the state of starting a Bitcoin exchange in the United States, and I have a couple of unanswered questions. 1) What are the legal fees and process for starting a ...
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are there other sites similiar to coinbase and circle.com

does anyone know of any other bitcoin wallet sites that offer the same instant usd to bitcoin exchange services, such as coinbase and circle.com? I must also be able to withdraw instantly to a linked ...
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Is there a service providing historical data for crypto exchanges?

I mean not just prices but candlestick and other data that usually is available on FX platforms?
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What regulations are in place for Bitcoin in California?

I'm looking for information on Bitcoin regulation for companies. Since Bitcoin is commodity, if you are a company and selling bitcoins you need to have license. What are the licenses and regulators ...
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Exchanges whose websites use EV SSL certs?

What are all the Bitcoin exchanges whose websites have an Extended Validation (EV) SSL cert? EV certs appear green in Firefox. This is what Circle's looks like: The only exchanges that have EV ...
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I am looking for a reliable and low cost way to make loan repayments from Asia to the US. Are there any banks in the US that will acept Bitcoins?

I'm looking for a reliable, low cost, transparent and efficient way to make monthly loan repayments from Asia to the US each month. Are there any banks in the US that will accept bitcoins? So, I'm ...
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Is there a generally agreed on protocol for creating proof of solvency?

After the MtGox incident, a lot of Bitcoin exchanges started pursuing audits and creating a proof of solvency / liability to prove to their users they remain solvent. While proving that one owns the ...
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Would a service for automated repurchasing of Bitcoins encourage spending?

We launched Reload, an online service that binds your bitcoin wallet to your bitcoin exchange account (16 supported so far): whenever you spend bitcoins from your wallet, Reload will use your exchange ...
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Rounding in BTC exchanges

Does anyone know whether exchanges usually round values or truncate them instead? Different exchanges support different resolutions for prices and amounts. For instance, BTC China supports 2 ...
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Why is the exchange rate of Bitcoins the same for everyone?

If I open Google and type 1 Bitcoin to Dollar I'm returned with a number (as of writing, "1 Bitcoin equals 246.09 US Dollar"). But where does this number come from? Given the decentralized nature of ...
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Buying bitcoins with chinese RMB

I know a Chinese citizens have a limit of 50 thousand dollars they can send abroad, yearly. I was wondering if it is possible to buy bitcoins in an exchange like btcchina and then sell them back in ...
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Unable to receive/preview funds due to un-synced wallet [duplicate]

I bought bitcoins and sent them to the wallet, however the wallet is not synchronized and as a result I cannot see my bitcoins. Will I be able to see them as soon as the synchronization process ...
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How does Cryptsy's Trade Key system actually work

I am building an altcoin to altcoin trading site wherein any Member can trade any altcoin for any other altcoin ... (Top 60 or so Altcoins are supported). I need to know how Cryptsy's Trade Key ...
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Are there any online services available to exchange prepaid cards into BTC?

I live in the USA. I would like to use prepaid cards to buy some BTC (less than $100USD) I've tried trucoin.com and the wait time is enormous, 4 days since sign up and still haven't received an ...
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Bitcoin exchange platforms and foreign exchange regulations

I'm wondering how cryptocurrency exchange platform adapt to country regulations where foreign exchange is forbidden (especially where sending money outside is forbidden). How they could buy Bitcoin ...
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Can I use Bitcoin so that my non-bitcoin friend finally receives CNY?

Can I send money to my friend's Chinese Bank account using Bitcoin? How easy and safe are the resources for a Chinese person to convert Bitcoin to cash?
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Which is best for mining bitcoin?

I am wanting to buy a hardware for mining bitcoin and namecoin using Bitminter. But then Genesis Mining offer online cloud mining. I want to know if it's better to buy a hardware for mining bitcoin or ...
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How to avoid price pumps & dumps when trading with bot?

Recently I recieved $500 USD in credits for trading with Coinsetter, a NYC based bitcoin exchange, so I decided to use them and coded a bitcoin trading bot for myself (never have done such thing ...
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How to get BTCChina full Orderbook (FIX or alt API)

I have worked through BTCChina's FIX APi (using their java example). Creating a subscription request message such as: public static Message marketDataIncrementalRequest(String symbol) { ...
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Precisely what did Mt. Gox do wrong?

Everyone likes to trash Mt. Gox. There is a ton of hearsay out there. Can someone produce real evidence of their poor business practice? I was hoping to find their old website FAQ for example. ...
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What changed about coinbase.com to make it a “regulated exchange”?

It's all over the news that coinbase "will open the first regulated bitcoin exchange in the U.S.". But what exactly is the news here? Hasn't coinbase been serving customers from all across the U.S. ...
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Can an exchange work which does not have control of the private keys?

It seems like there is really no great way to exchange USD for BTC. Having to trust an exchange with your private keys is undesirable. I'm wondering if there is a way to utilize the convenience of ...
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How does ShapeShift operate on 0-1 confirmations

ShapeShift can exchange user's crypto currency almost instantly. They state that most transactions don't require any confirmations: Small deposits are processed with zero confirmations. Larger ...