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What are the biggest motivations for common people to adopt crypto currencies?

So far I've seen only two sets of people using crypto currencies: 1. Who does illegal things (like black money/drug trading etc) 2. Who sees them as shortcut to become rich But what are the other ...
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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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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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Where to find cryptocoins current price

How can I find API (json data) for cryptocoins current ask/high/low/average price. Is there any website that provides that ticker information for all coins. For example BTC/LTC ticker info is ...
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Where can I buy Litecoins in Canada? [closed]

I'm looking for a good place to buy and sell litecoins in Canada. Does anyone have a good list for reference? I know of Vault of Satoshi and a newer service Harborly, but that's about it.
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Comparison of different active cryptocurrencies [closed]

I haven't realized until recently how many different crypto-currencies have emerged the last years; coinmarketcap.com lists around 60 of them* and it seems that it isn't even a complete list (for ...
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Exchange multiple Cryptocurrencies

Does anybody know a good exchange site for various cryptocurrencies like LTC, NMC, IXC, DVC, BTC etc. One I found was Vircurex but it is very cumbersome to use.
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How can a Bitcoin consumer and a Bitcoin seller mediate disputes?

Since Bitcoin payments are non-reversible, what technical and business solutions are there to mediate issues such as Product wasn't as expected Payment was double spent or in an invalid chain etc... ...
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What are the specific problems that Virtual Currency is solving? (in the Banking system, economics, and finance )

What is Virtual Currency is trying to solve, and how is it trying to solve them? Many users of virtual currency (BTC, XRP, etc) talk about a corrupt banking system, and many other ideals, but I'd ...
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How would i use a quantitative data site like coinmarketcap.com? [closed]

I understand that I could calculate my hashrate and thus expected profitability per hardware speed, but I don't understand how to valuate what market price 'should' be and how to actually valuate an ...
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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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How Ripple is different from Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies? [duplicate]

How Ripple is different from bitcoin and other crypto-currencies? What does Ripple do that is different from bitcoin? Riple and Bitcoin are two different implementation of p2p currency and fund ...
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Does Ripple allow one to issue their own currency?

Does Ripple allow one to issue their own currency, similar to how ripples (XRP) were created at the system's inception?
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Is Bitcoin a fiat currency? [closed]

I often encounter articles where we talk about bitcoin being a fiat currency. What is a fiat money and what is it that bitcoin as to be considered a fiat money.
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What is a brief summary of the ECB's report on virtual currency?

On 29th Oct 2012, the European Central Bank released this report on virtual currency. What is a summary of its comments on Bitcoin?