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How do I extract the ticker data (historical values such as day price, day open, day close etc) by setting up a Bitcoin Node? Bitcoin Node is setup using Bitcore.io

All blocks are syncing right now, but I don't really know how to get data?

Stack I use is Node.js with MongoDB

Thanks in advance!

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The Bitcoin Node is part of the blockchain network. It has nothing to do with markets and trading, and has no concept of a price. As far as the node is concerned, 1 Bitcoin = 1 Bitcoin, and that's it.

If you want historical market prices, you will have to either scrape them from various exchanges yourself, or use a service such as this (I have no affiliation with them, and just found them through Google - I cannot vouch for their data, and better options may exist).

  • Can you help with some exchanges that provide historical prices since the initial times of bitcoin? Most of the services, like CoinMarketCap (pro.coinmarketcap.com/api/v1#operation/…) are paid or provide history for a period of max 1 year! Thanks! You really clarified most of the doubts! – Harish Gupta Aug 20 '18 at 8:19
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    @Harish : Service or product recommendations don't fit well with the design and purpose of this Q&A website and so are off-topic. – RedGrittyBrick Aug 20 '18 at 9:36
  • @HarishGupta I've never gone looking for historical data, so I can't make any recommendations, but it is my understanding that you either scrape it yourself, or pay for high quality data. No one really offers good datasets that large for free. – Raghav Sood Aug 20 '18 at 9:53
  • @RedGrittyBrick No problem! I understand! – Harish Gupta Aug 20 '18 at 11:20
  • @RaghavSood Ok! Any method to scrape it? – Harish Gupta Aug 20 '18 at 11:20

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