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

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Question about BTC-E fee's

I'm looking into trading on btc-e but can't find too much info on the trading fees. All I see is a general 2%. Is there a fee for trading btc in or out? What else is there? What's the 2% calculated ...
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Is there an up-to-date matrix of exchanges with fees/features? [on hold]

Found these: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Comparison_of_real-time_trading_exchanges http://coincompare.com/ Are these the best sources of truth?
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Which exchanges support U2F authentication?

I got myself a nice security key (Yubico Fido) today, which utilises the U2F protocol. But to my surprise not a single Bitcoin exchange seems to support this yet, only Google itself. So which ...
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What programming language should be used to develop Bitcoin exchange software? Why?

I've only heard PHP is terrible (e.g. in the context of Mt. Gox) and a more efficient/more security-oriented language would be preferable for matching orders and account security. Which programming ...
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API feed for OHLC / VWAP data in (close to) real-time

I'm interested in the OHLC / VWAP data (both historical and recent) provided via API to be used by external charting application. I don't want to use trades methods as whole process should be as ...
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Convert back from BTC into a local currency, efficiently

I receive rent income in the US. I'm using coinbase.com to convert from USD into BTC, with no problems. I will be traveling outside the US, so I would like to convert back from BTC into a local ...
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Best way to mix bitcoins? mixer, coin join (shared send), dark wallet, stealth addresses?

When you want to anonymize a few hundred BTC, what would be the best (safest) way? I can think of these alternatives: Deposit to and withdraw from exchange (like Kraken, Bitstamp, etc)Pros: ...
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How works with LakeBTC's darkpool?

I have long heard LakeBTC's darkpool, but I do not understand how it works. They say LakeBTC's version of dark pool is designed to protect the interests of all investors, not the other way ...
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Graphing the level of trader participation

https://btc-e.com/api/3/docs#trades https://btc-e.com/api/3/docs#depth To try and picture this, say there was an indicator line that shows the total quantity of active orders regardless of if they ...
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CampBX What is their Market depth about?

http://campbx.com/api/xdepth.php In the above link there is JSON data explained as: This call returns the full CampBX market depth in JSON or JSONP format containing Asks and Bids. Each element ...
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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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Is there a chart of all combined orderbooks?

I would like to view a chart where all bid/asks are combined from the various exchanges, instead of keeping multiple tabs open for each exchange. Is there a website that allows this kind of ...
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Reliable method to convert national currency to bitcoin [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency so please excuse my newbie question. I'm looking for a reliable method to convert national currency (i.e. "normal" money) into Bitcoin. A quick ...
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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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Trading bitcoin with paypal?

Is it possible to trade bitcoin with paypal and stay anonymous? How the big trading sites are trading bitcoins and recieve payments with paypal and keep the users anonymous (because there isn't an ...
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How do you buy bitcoin using Perfect Money? [closed]

Is there anyone who is selling or buying bitcoin through perfect money?(A Russian money payment system) Please help me out and enlighten me on this.
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Library for trading on major exchanges

Is there a library which exposes order-book and trading functionality of major exchanges like BTC-e, Bitfinex, Cryptsy etc. ? I know these site have their own API but I wanted to re-use the code, if ...
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Is there any regulations on buying and selling Bitcoin on eBay?

I see a lot of people selling Bitcoin on eBay. Since the government began regulating exchanges, are there any rules you have to follow now to sell Bitcoins on a site like eBay? Additionally, are there ...
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges like Mintpal manage so many?

As there are 100s of crypto coins each with their own QT-client, how do exchanges manage the transactions? Do they use the core client of every altcoin in the servers or will they be programming code ...
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Where can one trade AuroraCoins for Bitcoin?

I have some AuroraCoins (AUR), minin' them on ghash.io. I want to turn them into BTC and then use BTC (no USD!). Some exchanging site? Trust me, I've been Googling, Binging, DuckDuckGoing and others ...
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What's the point of trading BTC if you're limited in the things you can buy

If you're trying to make a profit by trading BTC... fine, I get it. What other reasons are there to trade BTC?
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Why is there a need for different exchanges?

In laymen's terms, why is there a need for different bitcoin exchanges? Is it currently the wild west and eventually these exchanges will consolidate. Or can exchanges actually provide different value ...
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Bitcoin trading: security

I have seen different trading websites on Bitcoin and a question came to my mind: Security Why do they require so much identity verification? If I remember correctly MtGox (despite what later ...
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Does Cryptsy reuses market IDs?

Cryptsy has a lot of markets. Each market has its own ID. Now markets have an ID in the range [1,220]. Sometimes old markets are deleted. Are the IDs of that markets reused or not? I have the same ...
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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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Which exchange is better for average users? [closed]

How do bitstamp, btc-e, bitfinex, lakebtc, btcchina, compare on trading fee, deposit way, and withdrawal speed? Which is the most comfortable for us?
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Are There Abbreviations/Acronyms/Codes for Cryptocurrency Exchanges?

I wonder if there are any abbreviations/acronyms/codes for exchanges like Cryptsy, Kraken, and Ccex. Similar to abbreviations as seen for coins in Bitcoin = BTC and Litecoin = LTC.
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BitLaunder's mixer vs “major exchanges” mixer

BitLaunder (seemingly created by syadasti) writes: Secure Launder renders your bitcoins completely untraceable, even to the most persistent forensic investigator. You deposit bitcoins into ...
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Is there an on the fly service to exchange physical currency for BTC for payment processing? [closed]

I want, as a merchant, to receive money from my customers in the form of bitcoins, to avoid the 2~4% fees. But many of my customers don't have BitCoins. I was wondering if there is a service that ...
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What does it mean to say that Huobi “self-match” trades?

A reddit post claims that Huobi is faking trade volume by "self-matching" trades. What does it mean to say that Huobi "self-match" trades?
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How can hackers cash out stolen bitcoin?

I've read about a lot of Bitcoin Heists and Thefts: from hackers that stole bitcoin from Exchange (Due to their poor security measures) or from Bitcoin users, to scam websites and so forth. Some of ...
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Bitcoin Exchanges and Anonymity

I'm new to Bitcoin and I have a few questions about Bitcoin Exchange and how the transactions work. To be more specific, the question is related about the level of anonymity of these transactions. 1) ...
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API for converting curriency such as Euro/USD to BTC

Basically what I'm looking for is a reliable API that allows for the conversion of an imputed currency amount such as USD/Euro amount and a conversion would be made that would convert the amount to ...
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How accept trade works on creating order [duplicate]

I want to build a rails application to create buy or sell offer for coins. If buy offer is accepted by seller, How the coins exchanged between the buyer and seller. How can it be implemented? What is ...
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How are BTC-e orders filled?

When there is some price overlap, i.e an ask and a higher priced bid, who will get the difference? In other words, will the seller get an "extra", or the buyer a "discount"? I'm interested in BTC-e ...
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What exchanges trade with Unicoin right now? [closed]

I absolutely LOVED the new Stack-Exchange-specific cryptocoin, "Unicoin", mineable by humans and unicorn-themed. As well as the diverse options to pay for it (gold, silver, BTC, LTC, DOGE, reputation ...
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What would a new exchange need to be better than the rest?

If a new crypto v crypto exchange were to be built and launched. What would tempt you to use it rather than what you currently use? Or what improvements would you like to see from the way things work ...
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How does cryptsy.com allocate trades for many orders with same price

How does cryptsy.com allocate trades for many orders with same price ? Orders can come from one or many accounts, my question applies to both situations, but it's obviously more interesting how they ...
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Would it be any cheaper to transfer US dollars to Canadian using Bitcoin?

I'm a Canadian working for an American company. I get paid in American which gets deposited into an American account. To get the money to Canada, I write myself cheques from my American account and ...
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Decentralised escrow / distributed private key generation

Issue Hi As many others i am curious in addressing distributed escrow problem (not just for bitcoin). As it stands now there are no decentralised escrows. All escrow services are based on trust in ...
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What software do exchanges use to manage wallets?

Do they write wrappers around bitcoind or is there a better solution out there? Some exchanges handle dozens of digital currencies, does this mean they are running bitcoind, litecoind, dogecoind, etc ...
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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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How does Multi-Signature Pay 2 Script Hash (P2SH) enable stronger security?

Coinfloor says it will pay out withdrawals using Multi-Signature Pay 2 Script Hash. What is Multi-Signature Pay 2 Script Hash? I read What is "Script Hash" address exactly and how does it ...
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Bitcoin Exchange Api [duplicate]

I need an bitcoin exchange api implemented in my website. Basically there will be one way transactions money->bitcoin and it needs to support major credit cards (visa,mastercard) as well as paypal ...
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BTC denominated vs fiat denominated stock exchange?

What could be done more easily (or just be doable) in a BTC-denominated stock exchange that is difficult (or plain impossible) in a fiat-denominated one? i.e. what features of a BTC denominated ...
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How can a bitcoin exchange prove its solvency while maintaining privacy?

What methods can an exchange website use to prove that it actually has all its users' bitcoins? These are the requirements: User privacy is a must. No one should be able to tell how many bitcoins ...
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I would like to exchange my mining earning to real cash in my bank account, then should I mine Bitcoin or Litecoin?

As a total Noob I have a CPU and GPU intensive machine and want to mine some coin to earn. In addition, I try to get the best trade of between the earning from the mining and exchanging it to a real ...
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Why are there different prices for bitcoins between exchanges? [duplicate]

Ive been looking around at the prices for bitcoins at various different exchanges and they all seem to have slightly (or wildly) different prices, why? Thanks.
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What other currencies have same malleability vulnerability as Bitcoin? [closed]

Malleability of Bitcoin protocol has contributed to major losses and represents uncomfortable risk to Bitcoin investors in addition to possibility of 51% attack that depends on promise of biggest ...