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Questions tagged [exchanges]

This tag should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.

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Bitcoin / Crypto and exchanges!

When we buy/ sell bitcoin through some exchange say "Koinex in Indian context", what is the process i.e. actually followed ? 1. Does exchange communicate to node(s) in the bitcoin blockchain thru my ...
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Access coins stored at Cryptobridge?

I have just discovered, albeit far too late, that Cryptobridge has closed. Now, there is a lot to say about this particularly dodgy move, but I won't and I'll keep this simple: How can I access the ...
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Selling BTC from BitMinter

I have started mining with BitMinter.com and am nearing a complete bitcoin. I have searched for hours for my account/wallet address so I can move bitcoins from BitMinter to an exchange. I can't seem ...
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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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Do exchanges have a sandbox to test?

Hey so I want to test some trading.. does binance, bittrex, poloniex, kraken or gemini have a sandbox to trade fake crypto to test systems?
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What is currently the fastest way to buy a large amount Bitcoin?

I want to purchase on the order of $10k of Bitcoin in USD. I can't seem to a find a way of accomplishing this in less time than multiple weeks. I've been looking at the major exchanges, and it seems ...
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Can't use Bittrex Exchange python-bittrex api call: no output

I'm completely new to python (and programming), and I know this question will sound very dumb to most of you people. I'm experimenting on getting datas from the cryptocurrencies exchenge bittrex and ...
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What are the country-specific cryptocurrency prices on Yahoo finance?

I was under the impression that cryptocurrency prices were set by an exchange's currency volume and buy/sell averages, so what exchanges are used to get the Yahoo finance data with country-specific ...
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Buy coins using a australian bank account from Germany

I am German living in Germany but do own an Australian bank account. I would like to use that money to buy bitcoins but somehow am not able to at the big exchange markets. Whenever I identify myself ...
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges work with so many currencies at the same time?

To implement automated deposits/withdrawals of a single currency for a business there has to be a lot of code in place specific for that currency. For example if I want to automate sending and ...
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Bitcoin Exchanges for Self Directed IRA LLC

I have a self directed IRA with control through an LLC for funding purposes. Has anyone registered with a bitcoin exchange in the name of their LLC and if so, which exchanges are user friendly for ...
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How to trade bitcoin in bitcoin? [closed]

I'm curious about how to trade bitcoin in bitcoins. I want to do this because it squares the gains (and losses) from crypto. I'm not intending on doing this with leverage for safety reasons. So, what ...
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Bittrex API market history — interpreting OrderType

The Bittrex API has a request to get the market history: https://bittrex.com/api/v1.1/public/getmarkethistory?market=BTC-DOGE which gives a response containing the following fields: "Id" "TimeStamp"...
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Use bitcoins at bitstamp to buy something online

How can I use bitcoins at bitstamp to buy something from some online seller?
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Are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace

As the title suggest, are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace. Most of the ones I found does not seem to work or are abandoned.
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Can I long USD/BTC instead of shorting BTC/USD?

Let's say that I think that bitcoin has hit a peak. I want to short bitcoin, but in a far less risky way. In order to do this, I want to go long on USD/BTC. Let's say (as an example) that I longed ...
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How can multifactor authentication be used when there needs to be two people with access?

For a business account at a Bitcoin exchange, either of two people need to be able to send bitcoins or withdraw. This account will be configured with two-factor authentication. How can two of the ...
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What is the right method to calculate Relative Strength Index (RSI) for incoming real time data?

I am working on a trading bot that computes values for several indicators including the RSI. I subscribe to real time minute-level market data from an exchanges, and as new data arrives, I get the ...
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Shorts, longs BTC data

I am trying to use the Bitfinex API to get historic shorts,longs BTC/USD data.So, the Bitfinex gives size data with Available values: '1m', this equals last 2 hours, i need last two month at least. ...
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Confused by the term: trading partners. And how to convert more fringe currencies back to bitcoin

Two questions: I am confused by the term: trading partners like BTC/ETH, etc. I'm into some more of the fringe currencies, IOTA, and SAN. Bought them with bitcoin on bitfinex, how to convert back? ...
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Are Bisq offer ids picked or partially picked by humans?

Two recent Bisq "offer ids" are: "emzlols-7639fae0-cd4d-48cf-acc5-abc97dab89db-124" "aixcp-6efe1e8d-90bf-4c25-b021-53616cad1109-124" (Emphasis mine. These are fully public, so I don't see a reason ...
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My Bither Hot Wallet

Purchased a Bither bitcoin machine and can't figure out how to work it. I keep getting bitcoins but don't know how to send them to my Coinbase wallet and therefore exchange them for cash. Help
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Using shapeshift to buy cryptocurrencies

I want to buy Monero using Bitcoin with Shapeshift API : Here are my steps : I generate a public address on https://moneroaddress.org/ The address is PUBLIC_ MONERO_ADDRESS I already have Bitcoin ...
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Where can I find altcoin inflation rates?

I know I can use coincap.io and CoinMarketCap to see a lot of good information about altcoin relative values, and cryptocompare has good detailed information, but where can I access inflation rates ...
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Signature for this request is not valid

im testing the binance api but cant get over the signature problem can u spot a mistake on my signature?: const crypted = CryptoJs.HmacSHA256("timestamp=" + new Date().getTime().toString() + "&...
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Any exchange available for using virtual cards like Payoneer?

Is there any bitcoin exchange available for trading bitcoin with virtual cards like payoneer? I know there is coinmama and locabitcoin, but they are mostly P2P. Is there something like cex.io ? ...
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Buying Bitcoins from different brokers

I am trying to buy bitcoins from Coinbase. However since there is a limit I am going to purchase from another broker. How I can move those different bitcoins into one wallet? or shall I use different ...
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Exchange currency trade history

I am looking for datasets of trade history, which contains the following information: date-time, buy/sell, price. The currency pair and exchange is not important.
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Would requesting a refund for a Bitcoin order be a better way to transform your Bitcoin in national currency?

Let example.com be a shop on the internet accepting Bitcoin as payment system, along with USD payments. In the context of a refund, the user gets back USD. Now, Alice has, let's say some bitcoins, ...
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Which exchanges have issued their own token like Binance Coin and Quoine Qash coin?

What other exchanges have issued their own coin like Binance and Quoine? Who was the first to do this? I'm doing some research on the history of exchange backed tokens.
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How can hackers cash out stolen bitcoin?

I've read about a lot of Bitcoin Heists and Thefts: from hackers that stole bitcoin from Exchange (Due to their poor security measures) or from Bitcoin users, to scam websites and so forth. Some of ...
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How to accept bitcoin and giving each user a unique address amd automatic withdrawal

I want to create a website when users on singing up will get a unique address and after getting my websites service,they can withdrawal the money also automatically. Is that bitcoin integration free ? ...
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I need to know about wallets in cryptocurrency, how do exchanges generate deposite address per user?

In exchanges like Binance when a user wants to deposit coins in bitcoin or in other coins, per user receives a unique public key? Do they have to generate pair key private/public key for each user in ...
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What is the differences in Bitcoin derivative products such as perpetual vs futures?

I see on some crypto exchanges, they offer Bitcoin perpetual orders and futures orders. What are the differences when compared to each other and vs margin orders.
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Keeping wallet addresses outside bitcoin core

I'm trying to build a good security for my online bitcoin based application. Is something like this possible? send_bitcoin(address) create_address() sweep_balances() + | | ...
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How do exchanges set their transaction fees?

I was reading on the Bitcoin wiki (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Transaction_fees ) that a user can set his own fees when conducting a bitcoin transaction. Like many, I have a Coinbase account, but I ...
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What are the difference between a segwit and legacy wallet

I am installing a mobile wallet and it ask me what type of address I want to use, I want to try and use a segwit address but is there a risk that my coins will be lost if I try to transfer fund from ...
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Can I go long on the USD/BTC pair?

Normally, we can go long or short on bitcoin with the BTC/USD pair on an exchange. However, I would like to know if it is possible to open a position on the USD/BTC pair. This could be useful in a ...
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From Edge to Poloniex

Bought bitcoin and have a balance in a exchange account at Poloniex. Is there another step I need to take or is this where the estimated value that changes is where I will be able to send this back to ...
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How do I know which exchanges are serious actors?

How do I find bitcoin exchanges? How do I know if the exchanges can be trusted?
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Whose to stop the coinbase devs from just draining all accounts and running of with the money?

I have been wondering, what would happen if the coinbase developers agree to drain all the funds of all their accounts and run off into hiding? Its not like anybody will be able stop them or return ...
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How to get all cryptocurrencies real-time statistics with no limit and free? [closed]

How can we get almost all real-time information of cryptocurrencies (rates, transactions, live prices, blocks info, wallets, etc) for developing new cryptocurrency statistics and exchange reference (...
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Understanding cryptocurrency exchange working

Exchanges are 2 types : centralised and decentralised. Now, if any new user is coming to the centralised platform then they need to deposit BTC (taking BTC as an example). For depositing, each time ...
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Partial transactions

I am new to cryptocurrencies. I want to transfer coins to multiple exchanges, how can I do it? Can I split coins from one wallet into the exchanges? Do I need a specific kind of wallet? And when I ...
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Transfer XBT between Kraken accounts

I have to receive an amount of XBT from a relative. Both of us have a Kraken account. Can I achieve this inside Kraken or do I need any external wallet or similar? If I can do it in Kraken, how should ...
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Bitcoin Exchanges and Anonymity

I'm new to Bitcoin and I have a few questions about Bitcoin Exchange and how the transactions work. To be more specific, the question is related about the level of anonymity of these transactions. 1) ...
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How much on-chain activity is to and from exchanges?

Are there any data services which provide metrics that show how much of the transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain are to and from exchanges?
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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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Working of crypto currency swaping (Exchanging) in Crypto exchange

I am new in crypto. I know something about cryto currency and its working. I am curiosity about the working of Crypto exchange like binance,coinbase...etc... My doubts is Some exchanges provide the ...
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Is there a cold storage option for altcoins?

Is it possible to create a paper wallet for altcoins offline and send your altcoins there? I can only buy altcoins from online exchanges like bitrexx but I feel it's really risky to keep large ...