Questions tagged [exchange-rate]

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

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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 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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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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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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Is there a chart available for the historical relationship between Bitcoin price vs difficulty?

All I've seen is this, from 2011-would like something more updated, if available. Is there empirical data about a relationship between bitcoin price and difficulty?
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How is the Blockchain.info Bitcoin Market Price Exactly Calculated?

I am about to apply traditional univariate GARCH tools to analyze the volatility of the Bitcoin - US Dollar exchange rate. The index that I would like to investigate is the Bitcoin Market Price (...
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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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How does one calculate the profitability for a coin?

Given, a coin has difficulty 'd', an exchange rate 'x'/BTC or 'X'/USD, and given that my hardware can do 'y' MH/s (scrypt), how would I determine the best coin that I could mine? Do I need to consider ...
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Prices and numbers of transactions

At https://coinbase.com/charts we see that $/BTC ratio has been pretty steady for the past week, while the number of transactions per day has plummeted from more than 120,000 to fewer than 27,000. I'...
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Avoiding price fluctuations when transfering money

I would like to buy bitcoins in one currency and withdraw them in another at the exact price I bought them at - same day (I want to avoid all risk of fluctuating prices). Is there somewhere that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What caused bitcoin to fall ~$10k on 17 April 2021?

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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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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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 (...