Questions tagged [currencies]

something that is not directly useful (like a commodity) but which can be used as a medium of exchange or a store of value. Essentially, money.

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historical market cap in json/csv for all coins?

I want to run a backtest on a "S&P 500" strategy for crypto investing. I'm looking for historical market cap data. Something like what coinmarketcap.com provides, but historically and in an easy ...
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NXT - What is the difference between an Asset and a Currency?

Reading the NXT website, it talks about an Asset Exchange and a Monetary System. First seems to be regarding assets, while the second article one is talking about currencies. Is there any difference ...
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Idioms of use/ bitcoin heuristic

I already know the answer of a) part which is Alice. Can anybody help me in finding answer of b) part.
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Why prices are different in different fiat currencies on the same market?

What I noticed is that prices in different fiat currencies on the same market for the same crypto currency are different. But what are the reasons behind that? Does it has anything to do with market ...
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What is Sentinel Chain? Is it a cryptocurrency scam?

What is Sentinel Chain? Is it a cryptocurrency scam? Can somebody help me? Thx!!!
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Single API Platform for multiple cryptocurrency?

I am wondering for a single API platform where i will be able to trade for below 5 crypto currency : 1) Bitcoin 2) Litecoin 3) Ethereum 4) Dash 5) Monero So, are you guys supporting all these in 1 ...
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What is the difference between a cryptocurrency, a digital currency, and a virtual currency?

I'm wondering what are the differences between the three terms. I have the impression that they are used somewhat interchangeably, with people talking about Bitcoin being the most popular "virtual ...
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Is bitcoin a better option than banks for transferring money from India to Hong Kong

I live in HK and I need to transfer some amount from my Indian bank account to my wife's Hong Kong bank account. I tried bank wire transfer and I lost almost 11-12% of total amount. My friend also ...
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Bitcoin Widgets & API

can anyone recommend the best api/widget for getting Bitcoin, Crypto Currency Charts, Currency Convert and tickers?
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Cryptocurrency from Scratch?

I remember seeing a question a while back about how to code your own cryptocurrency here: How to fork Bitcoin and build own cryptocurrency Unfortunately, it seems to suffer from a lack of in-depth ...
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“Ether” vs. “bitcoin”: I wondered when I heard Ethereum does NOT have any crypto-currency (in a Blockchain workshop by speaker)!

In my opinion, Ethereum has a native coin (crypto-currency) called "Ether". On the other hand, Ethereum allows user to create crypto-token, such as ERC-20, using smart contracts. From my point of ...
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transfer cryptocurrency with api

I need a wallet that have api for currency transfer like block.io api. But because block.io only supports 3 currencies, it is not suitable for my project There is another wallet for my work? (Only ...
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how to place a bitforex api buy order

I have read the documentation for BitForex on placing a buy order here: https://github.com/bitforexapi/API_Doc_en/wiki/Order Then after understanding that, I read the API Call Description ...
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Address not valid when withdrawing money from Binance

I want to withdraw the Vibrate crypto from binance. When I enter the BTC wallet address which I took from my account from coinbase, binance says invalid address. Am I missing something here?
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Getting a dollar per KWH estimate for the best crypto currencies for last X months

I'm doing some preliminary research for my company into the viability of cryptocurrency mining, were not planning to mine it ourselves, but it's indirectly relevant; it's kind of a long story. To ...
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May I buy coin/BTC for 1$ and sell coin/ETH for $1.03 (both on Binance)?

That would be $0.03 profit, right? Is there something wrong with this logic and is there anything I need to know?
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How do I calculate the expected shares per minute for my pool

I am currently mining Zencash in a pool, and I'd like to be able to calculate the expected shares per minute for a given pool's hashrate. Let's say the pool's hashrate is 50 KSol/s. I think that the ...
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What are list of privacy coins available today?

Where can I get list of privacy coins which I can invest on? Is it a good option to invest on these coins?
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Can a cryptocurrency be liquid while it is in its pre-sale, or even ICO

I am planning to run a Coin's ICO for several years, not interested in the gains to be made from selling out ICO in 3 days NO, but interested in using the COin to end Global Poverty as i deem fit. So ...
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Total Market Cap Data Set

I want to get the data for the total market cap similar to what I see when I view this page in the total market capitalization graph. https://coinmarketcap.com/charts/ I already have the bitcoin ...
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Is supply reduction consider as a hard or soft fork?

I'm writing an article about current Minergate Dashcoin hard fork. From all the bitcoin hard fork talks I get the impression only when block size increases will result in a hard fork. How about coin ...
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What stops people attacking my new coin?

Say I just made a new altcoin. I mined it for a few days at some reasanoble difficulty - 2000 for example. I got to the 10 000th block and I am happy with my premine and network. Then, an attacker ...
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What cryptocurrencies are there with a financial incentive to run a node?

I have a very naive question: Are there any distributed cryptocurrencies with a financial incentive to run a node? I know that cardano ada has financial incentives to run nodes, as they pay a part of ...
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Looking for revenue data of bitcoin related websites

I was wondering if we can share pointers or anectodes about revenues of web projects related to bitcoin or general cryptocurrencies.
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possible to generate privatekey based on private key using bitcore.io?

Is is possible to generate the private key based on private key, means suppose if i am having one set as bellow : privatekey : '02XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXacdefd' publickey : '...
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How is the maximum of tick per seconds?

I just wonder what is the maximum of tick per second for cryptocurrency. On theory every second can have thousands of ticks, but in real word I think this is not real world.
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What are all the new coins listed on the trading market & what value do they represent? what are their uses?

Just scrolled over all the different coins to trade I couldn't beleive how many there is, what are there uses, and is it something that is easy to set up?
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Can you withhold cryptocurrency when launching a cryptocurrency?

I'd like to fork a cryptocurrency for use as my company's stock ownership system. In this sense the cryptocurrency, or cryptostock, would represent shares of my public company. As such I'd like to ...
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Concept of Block Chain Technology

Can some one explain the block chain technology of bitcoin and other coins . How they work in simpler way . More Videos and Images used in explanation would be preferred
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process to list cryptocoins in exchangers

I have a cryptocoin which is 50% premined. I want to list it on exchangers. How can I do it? Please mention the process to list cryptocoins in exchangers and also where can I get the list of best 50 ...
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What technical/usability differences are there between Bitcoin and Ethereum as a digital currency?

Based on my limited research, Bitcoin and Ethereum were created for different purposes. Bitcoin was created as a digital currency, and Ethereum was created as a platform to run distributed ...