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How do I get 'pending' market data with MQL4?

I am using metatrader4 and I can get any information 'but' the market data from btc-e http://docs.mql4.com/constants/environment_state/marketinfoconstants I.E. double pending = ...
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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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Export Market realtime rate

Please is there any web site that purpose web services, to export Market rate value of different currency even bitcoin.
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What is the difference between BTC/LTC & LTC/BTC markets?

I am little bit confused about markets, In cryptsy there is a market for LTC/BTC in which we can buy or sell LTC using BTC My questions are, Is both LTC/BTC & BTC/LTC are the same? I have tried ...
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Can I buy/sell Bitcoins on a black market site? [closed]

As stated in the title - Is it legal to buy/sell Bitcoins on a black market site? Without participating in the illegal activity? I am a vendor with a strong online brokerage. Would like answers on ...
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What could be causing hourly bitcoin price spikes?

The price spikes every hour, on the 26 minute mark: https://bitcoinaverage.com/charts.htm#USD-averages-1d (Although it seems like spikes do not show up for some people/browswers. Her is what I see: ...
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Prices and numbers of transactions

At https://coinbase.com/charts we see that $/BTC ratio has been pretty steady for the past week, while the number of transactions per day has plummeted from more than 120,000 to fewer than 27,000. ...
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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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Given a list of buy/sell orders and previous trades, compute a buy/sell price

I'm using the Cryptsy API with a bot. So far, my bot's problem is that when it decides it needs to buy or sell a coin (not just bitcoin), I always seem to compute a price that is way too low or high. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Market Depth Indicator - Howto?

I am creating a dashboard, and I want to add Market Depth as an indicator from different exchanges. I have understood market depth from the following thread - ...
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Are There Examples of Asset Backed Virtual Currencies?

Here is a very natural idea: an entity creates a new virtual currency with the following properties: Only that entity has the capability to issue new quantities of that currency That entity makes ...
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Does the US hold almost all of the bitcoins?

It seems to me that most of the people involved in this bitcoin market are from the US. Are there any statistics that can confirm this? Also, related question. If this is indeed true, is it ...
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Is it illegal to trade Bitcoin OTC in the United States [duplicate]

I am considering selling Bitcoin OTC. As far as the legalities go, is it legal to anonymously trade Bitcoin for cash without taking KYC information and registering with FinCEN? I know all the "big ...
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Chinese Bitcoin demand

What is behind the current Chinese Bitcoin demand? Possibly any Chinese guys here that have some information from inside their market? Is Bitcoin a way how to transfer value abroad or are they just ...
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How does the market bubble?

Before the burst due to massive DDOS attacks on most Bitcoin trade sites, the market price rose from 30 USD in January 2013 to over 250 USD in April. The mechanism of collapse - the DDOS attacks - is ...
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Will large Bitcoin holders be a threat in the future?

There are most likely individuals or groups who hold (and hoard?) large sums of Bitcoin because of various reasons. I believe these people are the early adopters or miners of Bitcoin. Basically, we ...
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Is it possible to determine Bitcoin ownership distribution?

Could someone guess on the most likely current Bitcoin ownership distribution? Are most bitcoins still owned by (early?) mining enthusiasts who are waiting for the price to go even higher?
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How to stabilize Bitcoin's exchange rate (reduce volatility)?

Is it possible to stabilize exchange rate(s) of Bitcoin to FIAT currencies (USD, EUR etc.) and make the rates less volatile only by raising the market capitalization (more people buy/invest in Bitcoin ...
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How can Bitcoin change the world?

Let's think of a hypothetical scenario if Bitcoin becomes the world's major (most used + highest market cap) currency one day. How will it change the world? The obvious point is cheaper money ...
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Chinese Bitcoin background

What is the background of the whole Bitcoin ecosystem in China? Their market has been growing insanely in the last days... but I guess it can be very specific (different mentality of people, the Yuan, ...
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Are all ripples worth the same amount? Is value specific to each gateway?

Are all XRPs worth the same amount, regardless of each gateway you use them at? Suppose I have one gateway who is un trustworthy, or will depreciate in value. Suppose I also have a gateway that is ...
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What is the most reliable way to calculate the amount of fiat value that has been transferred into the bitcoin economy?

I would like to know what are the most sophisticated ways to estimate the amount of bitcoin that has been bought globally with various fiat currencies. Exchange data is only one source, and may well ...
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Why does the Bitcoin conversion rate change wildly?

I don't understand why the conversion rate for bitcoin changes wildly. Why does it?
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Bitcoin Price Fluctuations

Does anyone have any hard data on bitcoin price fluctuations in relation to time of day and/or week?
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What will bitcoin prices do in the next months as ASIC miners become more widespread? [duplicate]

The next months will finally see ASIC miners come into play, which will increase the global network hashrate by an amount never seen before. Of course, mining difficulty will then increase ...
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Why did bitcoin rise so sharply in the last week? [closed]

Answers a plenty! Because it broke $1b market cap? Because it was on many financial paper front pages? Because all the usual suspects (forex watchers) saw a bubble coming?
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Are the Mt.Gox markets for different currencies completely separated?

MtGox supports multiple currencies. Usually referred to as f.e. mtgoxUSD, mtgoxEUR, ... Now, MtGox has different market depth listings for it's different markets and keeps a separate price for them. ...
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bcchanger.com: why are bitcoins being sold at 1/3 market value?

Why are bitcoins being sold at 1/3 market value at bcchanger.com? Are the lowball sellers trying to scam people or throw away money?
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Which exchanges offer stop-loss functionality?

In case of a sudden price drop, I want to sell my coins automatically. MtGox doesn't have an option for this, which exchanges do?
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Where can I find a Bitcoin-related job?

Say I want to use a Bitcoin expertise I have and turn that into a career. Is there any website listing job offers related to Bitcoin that I could use? Alternatively, if I am someone looking for ...