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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
28 views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

Bitcoin Exchange Help [duplicate]

I am trying to create my own Bitcoin Exchange Co. am I am in need of a trading engine that will help me out. any ideas on what to use?
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Bitcoin exchange with the least intrusive ID verification [on hold]

A lot of these exchanges just require too much information (SSN, Photo ID, Proof of Residency). Basically, the only one I've found so far that doesn't require that much is Coinbase, but that's not ...
-1
votes
0answers
44 views

What legal requirements are necessary for a Bitcoin exchange? [duplicate]

I have the complete codebase for a new exchange called transcrypt.io (if you wish to use it in the future). We have a ton of improvements over current exchanges and hope to release as soon as ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

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 ...
9
votes
5answers
263 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
69 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
61 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
298 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
127 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
210 views

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 ...
-1
votes
3answers
195 views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
125 views

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.
2
votes
2answers
145 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Trickle Exchange System?

This idea came to me while I was trying to trade Frozencoins. For a miner like me that has to wait ages to get coins, its nearly impossible to trade small amounts of Frozencoins. People usually ask ...
1
vote
3answers
67 views

Confusion over 'change' when transferring funds from bitstamp to paper wallet

I was about to transfer my funds from bitstamp -> paper wallet for the first time, but wanted to try it out first with $0.01 etc. I'm worried that since you have to specify where 'change' goes with ...
3
votes
3answers
100 views

Why do exchanges have a buy/sell column in their trade history?

Why is there a type column in the trade history on exchanges like btc-e.com and vircurex.com? If all the trades are between two users on the exchange why is a buy/sell type needed? And if there is one ...
0
votes
0answers
95 views

Why is the bittylicious.com price in the UK so high?

Bittylicious.com is probably the simplest and one of most used Bitcoin purchase platforms in the United Kingdom. At the site, without submitting identification, the customer agrees to buy an amount of ...
1
vote
1answer
113 views

How would you store a bitcoin wallet for a small bitcoin exchange?

How would you store a bitcoin wallet with the security of the wallet being a priority for a small bitcoin exchange? Offline wallets are the safest though how would a client be able to withdraw their ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

Why API of bitcoin exchanges use HMAC over HTTPS/SSL?

Pretty all exchanges use private and public key. We sign API request with our private key using HMAC algorithm. What's the point of doing so when there is already HTTPS connection? HTTPS provides both ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Exchanges with advanced order types?

I just signed up with my first virtual currency exchange. The graphs etc. were impressive, much like a real exchange, but I was disappointed to find only the buy / sell orders. Do any virtual ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

When transferring money between a bank and bitcoin exchanges, might the bank suspend my account?

I'm based in the UK and am worried that my UK bank might have a problem with me transferring money to or from a bitcoin exchange, for example, Mt Gox. I know that Paypal will suspend an account if ...
6
votes
4answers
537 views

How would a decentralised exchange work?

The idea of decentralised Bitcoin-fiat exchanges has been floating around. (For example Mastercoin, Ethereum and Bitshares claim to be able to do it.) How would such a decentralised exchange work?
1
vote
2answers
212 views

Is it any open source Bitcoin exchange available [duplicate]

Is it any open source Bitcoin exchange code is available
3
votes
1answer
149 views

Who proposed the XBT ticker for Bitcoin and why is it used over the more logical XBC ticker?

Some standard requires tickers for currencies to start with an X. So, the usual abbreviation of Bitcoin, BTC, cannot be used in contexts where this standard is applied. Usually, the unofficial ...
0
votes
2answers
114 views

Where can I find an overview of Bitcoin exchange APIs?

Where can I find information on a large number of "exchange" or "trading platform" APIs showing which currencies (digital and fiat) they convert between?
0
votes
2answers
501 views

Does btc-e require verification for coin to USD conversion

I know that btc-e requires verification to withdrawal USD, but do they require verification to convert to USD and let sit until I want to trade it for other coins? Again.. NO usd withrawal. only ...
0
votes
2answers
77 views

Order books, matching exact price or closest price? [duplicate]

After reading this How do buy and sell orders work?. This says that closest price, so if someone is selling at 999, and someone offers a bid of 1000, that the 999 will get sold since its the two ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

Unclear Trade Volumes on Bitcoin Charts

Many 'stats/charts' sites are reporting trade volumes, without ever specifying which trade volume they are referring to: Number of Sent Bitcoins / 24h (Transaction Volume) Number of Bitcoins sent to ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

calculate fees for shorting Bitcoin on exchanges

I have a calculator for calculating trade fees for Bitcoin on exchanges (http://tradeli.st) However I get asked a lot to add "shorting". Basically, for a "long" position. I do this: BUY 1 BTC @ ...
0
votes
2answers
435 views

Can I buy a Bitcoin from one exchange and sell it on another?

Is it possible to buy a Bitcoin at one exchange, say BTC-e, and then sell it on another, like LocalBitcoins? If it is possible, how would this be done? More specifically, how could you transfer a ...
0
votes
1answer
220 views

Transferring Bitcoins from Wallet to Wallet

Say I buy a Bitcoin from a specific market, like BTC-e, and it goes into my wallet. Is it possible for me to transfer that Bitcoin from its current wallet (BTC-e) into a wallet that I have on another ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

The effects of a 'buy wall' on the market? [duplicate]

I'm learning a lot about coin markets. Now i'm wondering What are the effects of a buy wall? or a sell wall? Do they affect the market in any way? Thanks!
4
votes
3answers
159 views

How can one gauge the reliability, customer service, and transparency of bitcoin exchanges?

There are several exchanges for Bitcoin with a few highly respected ones like Mt.Gox, Bitstamp, bter, bit-e etc. I understand the reason why they require verification of users by supplying their bank ...
-2
votes
2answers
128 views

Bitcoin exchange setup [duplicate]

To whom may concern, I am new to the scene of Bitcoin and have no prior computer/ technical background. I am planning to setup a personal exchange for trading rather than relying on exchanges and ...
0
votes
1answer
104 views

Is there a service like localbitcoins.com for Litecoin?

At the moment, I use localbitcoins.com to find people to buy bitcoins from who have bank accounts so I don't have to fund an online wallet before I can buy. In order to sell bitcoins, yes the online ...
1
vote
3answers
566 views

Where do these coins gain their value?

I have been mining coins for a long time (started with BTC/LTC years ago, moved to altcoins recently) and have realized I am not clear on the actual source of the value. Do the exchanges deem the ...
1
vote
1answer
782 views

Want to buy bitcoin from Bangladesh

I'm from Bangladesh. I would like to buy bitcoins. So I went to Buybitcoin.com and filled an order. Later I googled that site and read a lot about if being a scam site. So I'm a bit scared now. do ...
0
votes
3answers
156 views

How do bitcoin exchanges set prices?

What do exchanges base their bitcoin and alt currency prices on ? What makes them say that they will sell bitcoins for certain amount ? Do they increase and decrease their price based on what other ...
1
vote
2answers
162 views

So I closed my wallet in MultiBit and there isn't a trace of my wallet

I've looked through every file imaginable and I can't find the Wallet I had all my bitcoin in. I'm about to faint, you have no idea how much money I just lost. I'm trying my best not to curse up a ...
-1
votes
1answer
158 views

how to develop trading platform for bitcoin [duplicate]

I would like to know how to start developing trading platform for BTC,LTC where the user can create his wallet, send and receive coins, Buy and sell coins. i have checked the trading platforms and i ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

What states is Kraken doing business in

Is there a list of states that the kraken exchange is currently doing business in?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How do bitcoin exchanges work?

I'm relatively new to the world of Bitcoins and understand the basic principles of wallets and addresses etc, but was wondering how exchanges (like Coinbase) work exactly. Is the entire exchange ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

how much is the initial capital needed to start a bitcoin exchange?

For anyone who has done the math on opening their own bitcoin exchange, how much capital do you need to start an exchange, of course excluding the obvious variables like marketing budget, setup and ...
2
votes
1answer
230 views

How do I interpret Mt Gox market depth streaming data?

You can get streaming market depth data form Mt Gox as described here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/MtGox/API/Streaming#Depth. I understand what market depth is but how do I interpret this data? An ...
3
votes
1answer
310 views

Do bitcoin exchanges own the bitcoins they trade with?

If I have a balance in USD with any exchange, and I placed an order to buy bitcoins, how does it work for the exchange? do they need to hold enough bitcoins to cover all the "buy" transactions and ...