Questions tagged [exchange-rate]

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

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Supply and Demand Determining Bitcoin Price. But What is the calculation? [duplicate]

I have read hundreds of times that bitcoin prices depend on Supply and Demand. But still, I can't find what is the calculation for that? What is the calculation? For example, let's say 2022-01-21 12 ...
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How do platforms agree or unwillingly reach a common bicoin price? [duplicate]

My question is about the bitcoin price in exchange of FIAT, not taking into account the slight difference of fees between exchange platforms (Binance, Coinbase....). As far as I know, they all propose ...
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Where is the BTC price "stored"?

If I want to know the price of bitcoin, I can go to coinmarketcap, but where do they take it from? Where does the coinmarketcap provider get it from, and what is the ultimate source of this value? ...
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Bitcoin price history data [duplicate]

I need to get the Bitcoin price historical from when it started till today to generate graph and I don't won't to use any third party api. How this big companies are getting this Data From where are ...
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Binance: How to check BTC value by USDT at time of arrival after blockchain disabled it

Let's say that I received an amount of BTC to my Binance wallet one week ago. How can I look up the value of the payment measured in USDT at the time I got paid? I used to be able to see that on ...
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What causes synchronous price movement within and between crypto exchanges without matching trades? [closed]

I have observed different crypto exchanges for quite some time now and analyzed the potential for different kinds of arbitrage. However, I don't quite understand what I am seeing. Examples: Observing ...
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What would happen when everybody decides to convert their BTC to cash?

Would that mean that the crypto exchanges run out of liquidity and it turns into a Ponzi scheme?
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Why does Bitcoin Core not support showing the prices in USD or other fiat currencies?

One of the major annoyances I have with Bitcoin is that the only wallet/client I trust to some degree, Bitcoin Core, for some reason only shows sums in BTC. Every time I want to make a transaction, I ...
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When the number of bitcoin reward halves after 4 years, doesn't the perceived value of a bitcoin about double?

Let's say the price of a bitcoin is US$33,000, and all the miners mine it or not mine it if their electricity kWh price is too high, and it is at an equilibrium that it is somewhat profitable and ...
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The price of coinbase Satoshies vs the price of mixed coins

I think that it is not pure fair that any of BTC Satoshies has the same price. And what do you think about the recently mined coins that perfectly clear, or coins that has some grey history behind ...
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Localbitcoins history btc_in_usd rate?

In 2016 Localbitcoins (LBC) introduced a new stable variable for price equations called btc_in_usd. It was/is based on the rates of the seven most famous exchanges, and LBC calculates a median price ...
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Why are the offers to buy Bitcoin on Bisq always way over the market price?

I sometimes look at the market price for 1 Bitcoin and think it's low. Then I look at the (SEPA, EUR) offers to buy Bitcoin on Bisq. The best ones are a thousand USD over the market price. It feels ...
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Why are there no Bitcoin price/trade records before 2013? [closed]

Example: http://www.livebitcoincharts.com/ On that chart, it starts at $135. That's quite a sum to start with. Why does it only start in 2013 when it started "blowing up" for the first time? ...
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How to deal with situations when the buyer tries to gain the system? (online shop with price in fiat, BTC payments also possible)

I'm a developer. I have a custom online store, with code I wrote myself, where I sell products in fiat money. I plan to introduce payments in bitcoin. Issue: the customer may try to gain the system by ...
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JSON with price AND daily change? [closed]

May be someone could point me towards a public API with Bitcoin price AND 24h change? Like $7'602 +2.3%? All APIs I've found (like coindesk's) only contain price, not change :(
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How is a USD-chained currency like Tether economically possible?

(I'll try my best to keep it relevant to Bitcoin, but feel free to close it if it seems inapplicable to Bitcoin trading. It's more about economics) Say there's a currency whose supply is controlled (...
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Order Book Distribution

I'm currently building a small bitcoin order book simulator that would mimic user limit orders. What gives order books its V shape appearance? That is, the further away we go from the market price, ...
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Can I buy bitcoin at a lower price? [closed]

Let's say that I have some money (not a lot) and I want to maximize how much bitcoin I can get. Is there a way, besides waiting and technical analysis, to get cheaper bitcoins through legal means? (In ...
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How should I calculate a net value after a BTC withdrawal from an exchange?

Many exchanges have a withdrawal fee (such as Poloniex, which charges customers in 0.0005 BTC on average) and these fees are mostly for network costs. Should I consider as a general rule that the ...
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who controls the price of BTC? [duplicate]

latest edit [ how does the whole world know the price this two people agreed in the same second they decided to do the trade? while most of transactions run anonymously. ] i also wanna ask how does ...
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Buying 100 kilobitcoins

This is a hypothetical question. Assuming that the price of bitcoin is $8,250 (as of current writing) and I had 25 billion dollars at my disposal, what would happen to the price of bitcoin if I ...
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Does buying bitcoins and not spending them have negative influence of the bitcoin price? [duplicate]

I'm curios whether stock investing behavior have negative infect on the price of the bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Since popular delusion is that the crypto is like a stock where you buy coins ...
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Bitcoin prices from exchanges

I’m stuck between finding an api that lets me get bitcoin prices from different exchanges, I found coincap.io but they don’t seem to give me all the necessary data I require. Please if anybody knows ...
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What is the most suitable time interval to analyze data

I'm statistically analyzing the bitcoin prices. We have the ability to analyze them based on hourly, daily, monthly etc. So based on the requirement it is possible to select the period. Consider if we ...
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Which price need to be taken for bitcoin analysis

I'm doing a bitcoin statistical analysis using Python. The bitcoin prices consist of close,open, low, high prices per an hour. For statistical analysis, which price do I need to take to consider. Is ...
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Historical Prices Immediately Following Bitcoin Halving

I searched here for posts on historical price movements following Bitcoin halving but didn't find much. I found some old posts that inquired about the anticipated price changes expected for future ...
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Is this one of the strategies used by whales to manipulate BTC? (real example)

This is a graphic from yesterday (BitMEX:BTC, 1minute candles): A price drop from $4000 to $3730 in 7 minutes Volume in those 7min was $140M Is possible that something like this happened (...
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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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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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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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What is QuoteAssetVolume and BaseAssetVolume?

This is a JSON result for a candle returned by an exchange API for ETHBTC: { openTime: 1517340600000, open: '0.10635000', high: '0.10742000', low: '0.10635000', close: '0.10687200', volume: ...
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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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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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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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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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