Questions tagged [exchange-rate]

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

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How does bitcoin conversion (to/from $) handle round off error?

If the transaction rate were $300 for each Bitcoin, and I try to convert $100 to Bitcoins then : $100 x 1 BTC/ 300= 1/3 of a bitcoin (.33333 repeating) How does conversion between Fiat and Bitcoin ...
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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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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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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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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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Does buying bitcoins and not spending them have negative influence of the bitcoin price?

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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Displaying price in BTC based on USD exchange rate

This is a pretty classic programming question, but I think it is a very common one for the Bitcoin community, and would be helpful to have the code publicly available. My preference is for a php ...
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How Do I Calculate the profit of the value of my bitcoin? [closed]

Lets say I buy $50 of a bitcoin for 3916.74, And then the price goes up to $4200. How Do I calculate how much I have made in profit? As in What type of formula do I use to see how much more my $50 is ...
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Is there an API with which I could obtain the exchange rate of bitcoin to dollar some time in the past by giving the desired time as parameter?

I would also like the the result to be precise to hour (or minute). It is for a java program. I have looked around, but the service I have found could not satisfy my need: http://www.coindesk.com/...
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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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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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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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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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BTCUSD mean value

Recently I've heard of a site which gathers prices from some exchanges, and gives you a mean value. I've tried googling for it and I failed, couldn't find anything related for some reason. Could you ...
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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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Where can I get all historical trades BTC price data?

Where can I get all historical trades BTC price data? (There are some similar questions, but I am looking for high-resolution data, while the previous questions asked for lower resolution data, such ...
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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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How do I calculate the value of some amount of bitcoins in my native currency?

If I know the exchange rate, how can I calculate the value of some amount bitcoins in my native currency?
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Where to get difficulty data for all crypto coins?

I need to get difficulty data and exchange rate for past 10 days for making a graph out of it (i.e., for all coins). Can anyone suggest where can I get it?
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compare bitcoin prices at different exchanges in one chart

Im having a hard time finding an online place where i can see the prices of bitcoin (or other coins) - from different exchanges. I mention i want a chart. And the ability to look into historic data. ...
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Generating a Bitcoin Address QR code with current USD price embedded?

I'm creating a Bitcoin QR link with my website, but I want to be able to just link to a page that generates the QR code with the current USD price equivalent of BTC in the QR. I tried blockchain.info, ...
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Where can I get historic data series of Bitcoin prices?

Where can I get a time series of (date, bitcoin price in USD)? BitcoinCharts no longer provide historic data, only the last 20,000 samples.
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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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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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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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Where do these coins gain their value?

I have been mining coins for a long time (started with BTC/LTC years ago, moved to altcoins recently) and have realized I am not clear on the actual source of the value. Do the exchanges deem the ...
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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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Why are other sell limit orders being filled before mine on exchanges like gdax?

If I place a sell limit order for ETH/BTC for 4 ETH at 0.07086, when there’s currently only 0.5 ETH on it. It becomes 4.5 ETH total. Then I see it start flashing up and down, up to 10, or 20, then ...
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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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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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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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Bitcoin Charts API Data

So I'm trying to learn how to work with an api, and how to get bitcoin historical price data. Ideally, I'd like all of it, and the nice gui that they have on the site for displaying the charts (but I ...
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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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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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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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Need authoritative source for historic Bitcoin conversion prices from all exchanges

What are the authoritative sources for historic Bitcoin prices? Ideally this will be an API for all major exchanges.
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On Cryptowatch (or equivalent): see percentage change to custom reference point

Given that I bought a certain amount of BTC at a given point in time. Is there a way on cryptowat.ch or an equivalent platform, to mark the price and point of time at which I bought the BTCs and get ...
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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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where can I get realtime ticker data for robots?

I am writing a trading bot and concerned about rate limits. I need realtime notifications for change in price either like a PUSH api service. Bitfinex appears to be the only major exchange that ...
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Bitcoin's real-time Buy and Sell price API

What is the API to get Bitcoin's real-time Buy price and sell price on my site? and how can get it from to implement in my website developed in PHP.
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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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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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Anyone know of an API I can get historical price time series for multiple coins

I'd like to build some historical price charts, to use in my cryptocoin portfolio tracking app, using time series data (with HighCharts js). Anyone know of an API that provides this price data, ...
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Getting historic exchange data through an API

I'm trying my hands on a trading bot, but I need a website to pull trade data for min. the last 3 days. This can be from any major exchange. Eg. the exact same as this: https://www.bitstamp.net/api/...
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Can an altcoin be worth less than 1 satoshi (0.00000001 BTC)?

I have a friend who thinks that it's safe to invest in any altcoin that approaches 1 satoshi (0.00000001 BTC) in value, because there will always be someone who is willing to buy it at that price, and ...
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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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Is there a Bitcoin gadget for Windows 7?

Is there a Bitcoin gadget for Windows 7, which features conversion rate with EUR? (i.e. EUR/BTC)
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Why Ethereum is growing in USD but decreasing in BTC?

Please explain to me why the ETH/BTC price is decreasing but ETH/USD price is increasing. How does that work? Why it costs less in bitcoins but more in USD?

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