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How to compute profit and loss with currency trading?

I can't seem to wrap my head around this. Let's say we have these fake trades between two currencies C1 C2 Rate dPIP Trade Value C1 Value C2 Day 1 1 0 10 0 ...
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How stable is the Bitcoin Market [closed]

The bitcoin market seems to not be very stable. The value if the currency fluctuates everytime there is a fork. If I invested say 1000$ USD and the market crashed, would I be able get my $1000 back?
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Would the existance of other cryptocurrencies negatively effect Bitcoins?

Would the existence of other cryptocurrencies negatively effect Bitcoins? It seems that other forms of cryptocurrencies would be competition to Bitcoins. Alternately, would it be like having other ...
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Blockchain.info: Which address should I give for “New Shared Address”?

I am new to Blockchain.info's wallet's features. I clicked the "Receive Money" tab, then clicked "Shared" and then the green button labeled "New Shared Address". It gave me the following: Address ...
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How To Get a New Bitcoin Payment Address

I have one bitcoin ewallet and this has one bitcoin payment address. I have read we should change our bitcoin payment address frequently for security reasons. How do we do that?
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What is the cheapest way to deposit money into a Bitstamp account from the US?

What is the cheapest way to deposit money into a Bitstamp account? They offer a number of ways, but what is the easiest for someone in the US?
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How would bitcoins “crash”? [closed]

The value of bitcoins has been fluctuating like crazy over the last week, experiencing exponential growth in the BTC to USD valuation. There is no way that that can be maintained longterm. What would ...
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where are my bitcoins

I downloaded program some months ago. I always wait for blocks to sync before I do anything. After everything is synced I have been going to where the surveys are to get coins, however, after ...
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What aspects of Money Order laws will apply to merchants who use Bitcoin?

There are several money order laws that apply to merchants who accept them. Bitcoin seems to have properties of a money order, but also some aspects of value that are driven by demand. I'm looking ...
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Why might MultiBit not show a transaction that was sent to me? [duplicate]

So i recently bought a bitcoin from a vendor , and i had it sent to my Address in multibit. Now the problem is , the money isn't there and i'm not sure what to do. He told me to get bitcoin ...
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Who earns transaction fee in Ripple?

In Bitcoin, fees are earned by the miners. Who earns the transaction fees in Ripple?
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What happens when a gateway on the Ripple network defaults or simply vanishes?

What happens when a gateway on the Ripple network defaults or simply vanishes? Do people that got their money from it lose that money, do other gateways honour the IOUs issued by that gateway still, ...
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How divisible are ripples?

How divisible are ripples (XRP)? With 100 billion of the currency units being created at system inception one could assume that they are akin to satoshis, but during the operation of the system I ...
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How does one get money into the Ripple system?

How does one get money into the Ripple system? There appear to be ways how one can lend various currencies in the system, but how does one get non-debt money into Ripple?
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Is a gold standard commodity-backed bitcoin possible?

I like bitcoin in the sense that it decentralizes currency. I would like to know though if it is a commodity-backed currency similar to the gold standard decades ago? Is it possible in the near ...
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Which payment processors do not allow for chargeback?

I would like to receive a payment for selling my bitcoins. I don't trust the person much, so I will ask for money in advance. However, I'm not sure which payment processors could I use for such a ...
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Is there a way to buy or sell Bitcoins for Iceland Kronas?

Say I was living in Iceland and wanted to convert my local currency to Bitcoin and back. What are my options?
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How do I convert Bitcoin to cash at my bank via Mt. Gox?

If I use Mt.Gox to do this, what are the specific steps I need to take?
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A different question about a kind of use [closed]

Imagine I want to change the formula of transactions between a group of people who want to use this money in this way: "Everyone will have a maximun quantity of money to waste in the month, and ...
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What are the most notable cases of Bitcoin scams?

Bitcoins can be easily used to scam people out of their money due to the inability to perform charge-backs. What are the most notable cases of Bitcoin scams that are known?
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Have there been cases of traditional money theft from Bitcoin exchanges?

There have been a number of cases of thefts or losses of Bitcoins from a few Bitocoin exchanges, but has there ever been a case of traditional currency being stolen or lost by an exchange?
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Why can we have small fractions of a Bitcoin?

I didn't study the inner workings of Bitcoin (yet), but already since when I just started using it, I wondered why a Bitcoin can be split up in parts. Because there is a limit on the amount of Bitcoin ...