Questions tagged [exchange-rate]

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

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What the hell is Bitcoin's problem? [closed]

With a neverending stream of massively positive news, how in the Hell is it possible that the price is back down to this pathetic level again? Why isn't it far above 100k USD at this point? Seriously. ...
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What caused bitcoin to fall ~$10k on 17 April 2021? [closed]

Bitcoin to USD exchange rate has been historically very volatile, but the recent (e.g. past 12 months) largest daily movements of ~$5k after Elon Musk tweeted about Telsa buying bitcoin, and ~$3k ...
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What causes synchronous price movement within and between crypto exchanges without matching trades?

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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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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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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How is it possible that no amount of “breaking” Bitcoin news affects the price positively anymore? [duplicate]

Every single day, there's a flood of "breaking" Bitcoin news. This or that major corporation is investing, this or that anti-Bitcoiner is now suddenly fully on board, the price is predicted ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Effect of media coverage on the exchange rate?

When mainstream media or some high-profile blogs etc. report about Bitcoin, does it have a direct effect on the exchange rate? Are there any examples in the past? Let’s say an author is about to ...
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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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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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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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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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What exactly makes the Bitcoin price suddenly start going crazy, only to later “go flat”? [closed]

I'll admit that my life is so devoid of any meaning at this point that my general mood is now closely related to the current Bitcoin price, which I always see on my computer. When it lately has been ...
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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 does Crypto Street have backwards pairs?

I'm looking at the crypto street home page and the pairs are backwards when compared to other exchanges. It doesn't appear to be a mistake because the prices are inverted compared to other exchanges - ...
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How do bitcoin exchanges set prices?

What do exchanges base their Bitcoin and alt currency prices on? What makes them say that they will sell bitcoins for certain amount? Do they increase and decrease their price based on what other ...
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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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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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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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How do I get bitcoin price without any external source?

I have searched the Internet for solution but could not find the one I was looking for. I want to get bitcoin price (in usd) without using any external website (meaning not getting the price using ...
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How is the exchange rate for Bitcoin established?

I noticed that there are exchange rates for Bitcoin to other given currencies. How are these rates established?
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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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Popularity based mining (variable block reward)

I am thinking of an alternative mining scheme where block reward would grow (or decrease) with popularity of the coin. The rationale behind this idea is to make an exchange rate more stable since ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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