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Questions tagged [exchange-rate]

refers to the rate at which two currencies are exchanged one-for-another.

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Get Historical Price of Cryptocurrency in Excel

In Microsoft Excel, is there a function to get the historical price of a cryptocurrency on a specific day and specific time? For example, the price of Bitcoin on November 13, 2017 at 3:00? Afterward, ...
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I have a physical Bitcoin, how can I exchange it for dollars

I aquired a Bitcoin back in 2013,can I exchange it for dollars at a bank.
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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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Does the economics behind exchanges allow to profit from crypto exchange rates?

Say we have TheBestCryptoMarketSiteEver.com I have $1000. I buy BTC with those I buy ETH with the BTC I buy LTC with the ETH I buy USD With the LTC There's a fee for each of those transaction 0.1% - ...
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What causes the difference between the “best Ask/Bid price” value I receive from the Binance and the actual prices?

I am making trading bot using the Binance API/Stream. What causes the difference between the "Best Ask/Bid price" value I receive from the Binance stream and the actual bought/sold prices in my "...
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How to get coin/BTC both buy and sell prices in USD?

For instance on Binance I have the bid and ask price in BTC for every coin. How do I get the USD buy and sell prices of that coin? Do I use the BTC/USDT buy price? Or sell price? Or both? How exactly ...
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How is the USD price on Binance calculated since there is no USD involved in the whole exchange?

I'm talking about this: https://i.imgur.com/wKP17oe.png How is it calculated?
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Why would people buy bitcoin these days if its too expensive?

I'm curious on why would bitcoin rise in the near future since its not affordable anymore. It's actually but for wealthy people only. How could it even reach mass adoption because of its extreme price?...
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How much does the market cap increase when a certain amount of $'s go in the market?

Lets say that $1B worth of money is going in to bitcoin and its current market cap is $100B. How much would the market cap increase with that $1B? Would it go to $101B, $105B, $110B, $100.1B? I know ...
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How does Coinmarketcap calculate the USD price for Bitcoin?

I'm doing a school project in which I'm building my own bitcoin price index similar to coinmarketcap. I want to calculate the USD price for bitcoin by using volume weight averaging from multiple ...
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Trying to use open source XChange api to build trading bot

I'm trying to use XChange api to build trading bot I have inported the open source maven project into eclipse. I can run the code all right within the ide I followed the steps at https://github.com/...
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API for crypto prices, both aggregated and per-exchange

Does anybody know of a rigorous API (one where the company behind it is stable), for getting all the major (and possibly minor) cryptocurrency streaming prices? This is for analysis software which I ...
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Cryptocompare API is not updated

I have created an android app for maintaining the portfolio. I have used the coinmarketcap.com API. This API does not have the data at exchange level. I have tried https://min-api.cryptocompare.com/ ...
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Why bitcoin rise causes altcoins to drop?

Bitcoin has grown significantly in the last few days. From what I can see on Binance, price of the majority of altcoins has dropped significantly relative to bitcoin at the same time. I've been ...
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How does an exchange calculate the price of a coin?

How does an exchange calculate the price of a coin? I know it has to do with the amount of sell and buy orders, but what is the formula to do this? For example, if GDAX says one bitcoin is $10k on ...
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How to calculate cryptocurrency pair to usd [closed]

I understand how to calculate pair like BTC/GBP or ETH/JPY to usd. But i cant understand how to calculate pairs like XMR/LTC or LTC/BNB. Help me please with calculate itThanks!
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Get Historical Bitcoin Prices on GDAX in CSV Format

I'm looking for minute by minute historical Bitcoin price data for the past year in format: time, open, high, low etc. I code in Java and I'm not familiar with other programming languages (such as ...
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Price feed for bitcoin tradin

Robinhood has launched bitcoin trading within the app: https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/25/free-cryptocurrency-trading-app/ While the market has not launched they do have a price feed. Anyone knows ...
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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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Why do prices of all cryptocurrencies move in sync? [closed]

For example, when bitcoin moves up/down, most other cryptocurrencies also move for a similar amount. What is the reason behind this? I almost see no point in investing in different cryptocurrencies, ...
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Are market prices listed by exchanges weighted by transaction size?

Suppose I buy 0.0001 BTC for $1.23 on some hypothetical exchange. Does that mean that the market price on that exchange at that time is $12,300? The reason I ask is that there is a huge difference ...
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Crypto Exchange Price based on BTC

I can't seem to find a solid answer for this but looking at a chart that I have linked below, this altcoin (altcoin X) has a price that is based on BTC from an exchange that is only a crypto exchange. ...
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BTC/USD price changes approximately the same way over many exchanges at the same time, how?

I have seen this many times, the same minute the price goes down on GDAX, it also has gone down on Bitfinex and Bitmex and Binance USDT etc. These exchanges have different prices, that's ...
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if bitcoin plunges to $0 will altcoins be affected? [closed]

If the value of bitcoin where to drop significantly to amost no value would altcoins be affected ? i guess they would because usually we convert to BTC before cashing out into fiat but wanted other ...
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Bittrex spreadsheet historical btc data

Using OpenOffice spreadsheet I have downloaded order history from bittrex and it has transactions of Bitcoin (BTC) to alt-coins. Trying to calculate realized gains at time of transaction - I need to ...
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How can I determine my cryptocurrency exchange rate according to demand and supply by programmatically? [duplicate]

I know exchange rate depends on so many factors theoretically, but how can I determine my cryptocurrency exchange rate according to demand and supply by programmatically? Is there any standard ...
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How to setup my own exchange? How does Exchange set Initial price of any cryptocurrency

I have read other answers related to how can I setup my own exchange What is needed to make a bitcoin exchange? but I still have few doubts. When an exchange is launched and there are no buyers or ...
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Bitcoin versus fiat traders, have we seen anti-bitcoin actions?

Bitcoin is perhaps similar to MP3 vs CD's and RIAA, and there are forces that are opposed to it: Bloomberg, The Isreali government, Forex, agents in Wall Street. What actions and media campaigns can ...
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How different crypto exchange correlate with prices

I did searched on how the crypto exchange works, However I do not find the exact answer to my questions. Let's assume we are talking about two exchanges - Exchange A - USA based, local (i.e. users ...
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Getting multiple OHLCV candles with API with one request

i don't know if this is the right place to ask this, but i haven't found a proper one to do so, so here we go : I wanna get only the LAST OHLCV candle from multiple markets with the cryptocompare api ...
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How are altcoins on crypto-exchanges based off BTC, ETH, and others

My question deals with all the cryptoexchanges out there that only accept and use cryptocurrencies. How is it that for example, LTC's price is based off of BTC on some excahnges (on the y-axis of a ...
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Why does my bitcoin “to US dollar” worth change when the stock market is closed?

My bitcoin wallet "US dollar" amount is changing. It's Saturday the market is closed. How is this happening?
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API for history of market caps and percent 24hr high/low of each coin

Does anyone know of an API that can give me the historical values for market caps, and 24hr high/low for each coin? I used this before: https://www.cryptocompare.com/api/#-api-data-histominute- But ...
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how is the price of crypto currency computed [duplicate]

how is the price of any cryptocurrency computed, how is the math equation and who actually does it? if you would say a trading site like Coinbase then i say there are also currencies that are i guess ...
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How does an exchange cover a “run on the bank”?

This is not a duplicate! There are several similar questions, but they concern mining or other specific questions. This is not about mining. Lets look at a specific situation. Lets say the value of ...
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Do Bitcoin futures contracts affect Bitcoin price?

Since Bitcoin futures are cash settled, no Bitcoin are actually exchanged at the time of the expiration of the contract. Can one assume that since no Bitcoin are exchanged, then Bitcoin supply and ...
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Download Bitcoin, Etherium, Ripple rates 1min candles

is there any possibility to download archive with rates for Bitcoin, Etherium, Ripple VS USD? I need 1m ... 1w candles. I would like to find such service and download it on daily basis.
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Canadian bought BTC on cex.io in USD - how do I deal with them to not lose money with CAD-USD exchange rate?

I'm a single mom and was gifted some cash that I decided to try and "invest" haha, in bitcoin and other coins. In my haste to purchase, I signed up for cex.io and funded with my credit card - so I ...
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Buy alt coin with bitcoin and both go up 300%, so did I even make any money?

Seems that my poor and rich bitcoin holding friends don't seem to even know the answer to this :/ Say I used coinbase and transfer BTC to an exchange like bittrex and exchanged BTC for some alt ...
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Has anyone tried arbitrage between exchahges? [duplicate]

Has anyone ever tried this? I've read up on the difficulties of doing it manually, but some of the spreads I've seen are insane. I think it would be worth a try but I don't know where to start.
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do you think bitcoin futures exchanges (CBOE/CME) are a positive or negative for bitcoin price and why? [closed]

do you think bitcoin futures exchanges (CBOE/CME) are a positive or negative for bitcoin price and why?
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Why Coinbase hot wallet showing insane price that BTC didn't reach for the day?

I m bit suspicious about Coinbase service. It shows the current BTC is 16900 USD but in Bitfinex is 15 326 USD. The worst part is I selected buy BTC from Coinbase its showing 17686.50 USD. How on ...
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Should Korean resident buy bitcoin in Korean exchange where price is high?

I want to purchase some BTC. Because of the fact that BTC demand is high and supply is low in South Korea, its price is very high (Korbit 07.12.17: 17394 USD). As I am currently living in Korea, are ...
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How do I read this cryptocompare table?

in the Cryptocompare table I don't understand what the columns mean, e.g. there is Price, "Open 24H", "Range 24H", etc... Does anyone know what the different columns mean?
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dollars being sent to me for no reason?

I bought 200 ($700 worth) bitcoins in 2012, and I found them last week. Now, my wallet says they are worth $2371959.00 apparently. Is this a scam or do I need to sync my wallet? The computer is pretty ...
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How do I calculate the profit from my investment [duplicate]

I am new to Bitcoin. I have a very basic knowledge of Bitcoin. I didn't understand how its price is determined. I will give you an example below, correct me, do I have the correct knowledge. Example: ...
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Do I have to buy a full bitcoin to get the price increase?

If I buy half a bitcoin at $500 and the value of a bitcoin goes up to $1000, does that mean I earn 1 bitcoin or do I have to buy a full bitcoin to get the price increase? How does it work? Please give ...
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How and where is Bitcoin price physically maintained? [duplicate]

Is there a physical mechanism that determines and maintains the price of cryptocurrencies, be it a robot or a human? Let's say there is a price surge and the first buyer bought a crypto unit at $1. ...
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Value of Product Based on Bitcoins

If I chose to accept Bitcoin as a payment for my product, and the price of the bitcoin goes up or down, then technically I am not getting as much for my product in the long run correct? Because the ...
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confusion about open/close values on 1800 seconds periods

I'm pulling tickers from Poloniex using this python API wrapper, with intervals of 1800 seconds. I get back dictionaries that look like this (here I show two consecutive ones for 'BTC_XRP'): {'close'...