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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Is stack overflow reputation actually a Cryptocurrency?

In a way, it is already a currency since I can offer a bounty for my question. So is it correct to call reputation points from StackExchange a Cryptocurrency? If not, then why?
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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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May I buy coin/BTC for 1$ and sell coin/ETH for $1.03 (both on Binance)? [closed]

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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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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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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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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What's the consensus on using a non-networked VM as a cold wallet/airgapped computer?

I'm wondering if connecting a hardware wallet like a Ledger Nano S to the Ledger Live desktop app running on a computer that's connected to the internet not considered a 'fully cold' wallet setup. How ...
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Historical Crypto Data

I'm looking for for historical data on crypto currencies that tracks down to at least the hour if not 5 minutes for each day for at least the past year. I need OHLV price, and volume at a minimum for ...
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Where can I find Crypto Coin data?

I'm looking for sources of crypto currency data, preferably historical, which I can use to back-test my bots and/or analyze the market. Is there a reliable source for this online ? Do exchanges offer ...
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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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“Ether” vs. “bitcoin”: I wondered when I heard Ethereum does NOT have any crypto-currency (in a Blockchain workshop by speaker)! [closed]

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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Coins with memory-intensive mining

Are there coins that demand system memory rather than computing power? Which coin brings me the most mining profit if I have a lot of system DDR3 RAM (say 64 GB or more) in my personal computer?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 create a cryptocurrency backed by an asset (say a fiat currency or physical commodity) [closed]

I want to create a cryptocurrency for use between myself and a collection of friends (as a proof of concept). Assuming that I want to peg my cryptocurrency to (say) the Chinese Renminbi and the price ...
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C#, How can I actively query the crypto-market?

Are there any wrappers to get the real-time crypto-currency value similar to coincap.io? Right now I am using Json to deserialize a download string from CoinMarketCap, however, the api does not ...
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What are the most popular crypto currencies after Bitcoin?

I am trying to determine which crypto currencies are the most popular with the assumption that Bitcoin is the most popular one. This question is up to different interpretations because "most popular" ...
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Reports of Cryptocurrency Exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report?

In 2018 December there was a research report on cryptocurrency exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report on these exchanges? Supposedly the only 2 exchanges that had real ...
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Is it possible to trace bitcoin ATM withdrawals?

If someone is tracking how BTC are being spent or transferred between wallets, is it possible to concretely determine which transfers constitute conversion into fiat currency at an ATM, and possibly a ...
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Is there any “permissionless” blockchain “without a native coin”?

We may certainly say that a "permissioned" blockchain cannot have a native coin (or cryptocurreny) since in permissioned blockchain we need a permission to be eligible to participate for transactions ...
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Getting a dollar per KWH estimate for the best crypto currencies for last X months [closed]

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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Should I run crypto node for my trading platform?

I wanted to create a cryptocurrency trading platform where people can deposit cryptocurrency and trade them with other altcoins and finally withdraw it. Tell me do I need to run full crypto node to ...
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How do I pick the right cryptocurrency without becoming an expert in cryptocurrencies? [closed]

I live in a country where a certain national currency is used as legal tender. I do not understand how the local money works (e.g. how the national money supply is increased), nevertheless I can ...
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Using CryptoCurrencies as a transfer method throughout Australia and Europe

I have read both this questions: Can I easily use Bitcoin as a inexpensive way to transfer my money into another currency? Does it make sense to use BitCoin to transfer money to yourself ...
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How does the full lifecycle of a cryptocurrency trading look like? [closed]

I am new into cryptocurrencies and I am wondering how to trade them. By trading cryptocurrencies I mean: Transfer fiat currency (ie. USD) from my bank account into some account that enables buying ...
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What reasons are there to mine and support Litecoin?

There are many examples of Bitcoin being accepted as a means of exchange in online transactions. I haven't found any such examples for Litecoin. So, what is the value in LTC mining? What is LTC's ...
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How bitcoin gets monetary value [duplicate]

This looks like a complex thing but I am trying hard to understand it. Why would any one in the world honor a crypto currency till it is backed by a government with monetary value? How does a crypto ...
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Tezos vs Decred

What are the main differences between Decred and Tezos ? Both integrate a governance mechanism so they don't seem very different to me.
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Teslacoin sync error - No Suitable Inputs Found

Not sure this is the right forum for this, but I thought I'd ask out of desperation. I have the following error when trying to sync my teslacoin wallet. I managed to sunc about 6 weeks ago, however ...
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Can you withhold cryptocurrency when launching a cryptocurrency? [closed]

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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proof of stake concept and implementation confusion

i'm currently studying proof of stake concept in cryptocurrency in preparation of building it soon, but i still have some doubts about my understanding of the concept itself, and i have a lot of ...
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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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Could bitcoin/blockchain be used to create a secure non-3rd party escrow?

I'm wondering if there could be a block chain approach to selling goods and putting money in an escrow-like state until the goods are received. I'm envisioning the following scenario. 1) Buyer puts ...
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How does total cost of mining affect the price of coins?

The goal of this question is to explore what the correlation is between the cost of the total energy consumption behind a PoW-based cryptocurrency and its price. Obviously, the cost of mining cannot ...
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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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How to fork Bitcoin and build own cryptocurrency

Is there any step-by-step tutorial about how to build own cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin code?
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Have all hashes of unlocked difficulty levels of cryptocurrencies been mined?

I'm wondering if all the hashes of a previously unlocked difficulty level of a cryptocurrency, such as 0000000000000000xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx BTC , have been completely ...
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Extracting Bitcoin historical ticker data by setting up Bitcoin Node?

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, ...
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Commodity vs. Currency

Some countries view Bitcoin as a commodity, some see it as a currency (and some ban it, but that's another story). I read a few articles, but in layman's terms, what are the main differences about a ...
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how to embed coin prices of my choice in my website [closed]

sorry for bad english, let's just say i want to embed specific price of coin for example ethereum and bitcoin $20 price in my website, in other words it shows $20 rate of btc and eth on my website not ...
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Is there an API that exchanges USD to Bitcoin?

I'm looking for an API that literally exchanges USD to Bitcoin, not only value. I've been looking all over for an exchange that accepts USD in it's API. I've found tons that will do Crypto => Crypto ...
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How can Bitcoin be stolen?

If each bitcoin has a ledger (Peer to Peer) and contains all the transaction history since it was mined, then how come it can be stolen? For example, Bitcoins were stolen by hackers from Mt. Gox. If ...
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I'm Searching cryptocurrency exchange api [closed]

We want complete cryptocurrency trading service from api requirement all api where we can integrate all services in my UI. long story in short we want any service provider backend in our UI. API ...
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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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Accepting Bitcoin for Services Rendered with Legal Verbiage on Set Coin Price

I accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for consulting work, but would like some feedback for Service Type Agreements that span upwards of a 1-year in an enterprise setting. What's the best method for ...
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Exchange multiple Cryptocurrencies [closed]

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.