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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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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“Ether” vs. “bitcoin”: I wondered when I heard Ethereum does NOT have any crypto-currency (in a Blockchain workshop by speaker)! [on hold]

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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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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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 [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Can you withhold cryptocurrency when launching a cryptocurrency? [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 buy with Poloniex API? [closed]

Hi I have a question about buy method. Recently I received successful message from Poloniex I run once buy order method with option immediateOrCancel. I get two trades instead of the expected one. {'...
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How to solve error: Incorrect or no genesis block found. Wrong datadir for network?

I am making my own alt-coin, and I have mined the first genesis block hash(after some time), Merkle hash, nnonce and time. I am running on Ubuntu14.04. But when I run ./bitcoind I get this error ...
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Fundamentally what is the difference between the EOS and Ethereum platforms? [closed]

I know one platform is owned by a company, block.one which owns 10% of all EOS tokens, I'm aware of their ICO structure and it seems their tokens are used as a sort of API token - some have called the ...
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Buy and selling Bitcoin in different currencies

If I were to purchase one Bitcoin in Australian (AUD) that is in the tens of thousands of dollars as of this moment, would I be able to sell this bitcoin in American (USD), which is in the thousands? ...
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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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QUESTION ABOUT SLOW API

do you know about api requests cryptocurrency exchanges? Simple ticker request may be viewed like this: https://api.kucoin.com/v1/open/tick or like this: https://www.okex.com/api/v1/ticker.do?symbol=...
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How to determine estimated block or transaction time [closed]

I would like to know if there is any possible way to determine the estimated block time for a special cryptocurrency at the present time so I can estimate the transaction time it takes to send coins ...
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Generate cryptocurrency addresses on server

I want to generate cryptocurrency addresses (e.g. for top 10 cryptocurrencies on CoinMarketCap) on my server and be able to send transactions when deposit arrives. Can I do that with CLIs or there is ...
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May I buy coin/BTC for 1$ and sell coin/ETH for $1.03 (both on Binance)? [on hold]

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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How to avoid contagious media stories affecting Bitcoins? [closed]

There is an integral connection between fiat currencies and shop prices. Can crypto's achieve the same shop use? If a crypto has a giant user base, It can be less physical than Fiat. It needs to ...
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While Creating new CryptoCurrency should we create Smart Contract?

I have confusion in my mind regarding create own cryptocurrency. Questions: 1.) I have created my own cryptocurrency using bitcoin or litecoin fork. So, From where to generate my original balance on ...
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Generated new cryptocoin but how to get balance in my account?

I have created new Cryptocurrency from litecoin's fork. And I can connect more than 2 node with successfully. But How to pull original balance in my wallet? Let me share screenshot: https://ibb.co/...
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Can't find an API which gives me a full list of cryptocurrencies ordered by market cap

I need to know the top-10 crytocurrencies ordered by market cap so I am looking for an api that returns a list of coins ordered that way. Does anyone know?
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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 to fund a crypto trading account with fiat quickly? [closed]

It's well known that keeping cryptocurrency on an exchange is dangerous insofar as it they could be hacked and your crypto stolen. I'd argue that keeping fiat on the exchange is somewhat less risky, ...
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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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Difference between scrypt and sha-256 mining?

So in detail my question is: are both these two algorithms different from each other?. I read somewhere that this two algorithm is used for the different cryptocurrency. if that's true. then why? ...
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Is there a EURO or CNY fiat currency cryptocurrency peg like USDT (USD tether)?

Tether is based out of Singapore if I'm correct and they currently have a USD cryptocurrency peg called USDT. But is there a EURO or CNY currency peg like USDT?
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What is G on Marketcap

I have checked the bitcoin marketcap charts on coinmarketcap.com. Looking at the charts I see time on the horizontal line and k, M and G on the vertical line. What does G stand for?
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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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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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Explain how to send bitcoins from multiple addresses to one

Let's assume that user has a wallet with 3 bitcoin addresses: A, B, C. The user received 1 BTC to address A, 1 BTC on address B, 1 BTC on address C. Now the user wants to send 3 BTC to another user. ...