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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Was the “Proof of keys” exercise “The Ultimate Stress Test”?

Yesterday was publicised as a "Proof of Keys" day when people with accounts on Bitcoin exchanges were urged to withdraw their balance into a stand-alone wallet for the day as a test whether the ...
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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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How to get BTCChina full Orderbook (FIX or alt API)

I have worked through BTCChina's FIX APi (using their java example). Creating a subscription request message such as: public static Message marketDataIncrementalRequest(String symbol) { quickfix....
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How did short positions work on Bitcoinica?

I'm trying to find information on CFDs and exactly how Zhou Tong utilized them to short, but am coming up dry.
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How can one confirm that reported transactions on the exchange actually occur and are not due to wash-trading?

For instance, if I'm subscribed to binance's websocket trade stream.. and it is reporting trades.. how can one be assured that the trades are actually occuring and not just the exchange trading with ...
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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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How is the trading engine from Binance developed and designed?

As a early adopter of BNB and fan of Binance's recent world domination, one thing that always got me curious was about how Binance deals with these massive inflows of requests in theirs trading engine/...
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EtherDelta confusion

I recently bought EtherDoge from EtherDelta and the amount of tokens I received in my wallet shows as something like 10000010000000. The EtherDoge website shows the total supply of EDOGE as 100 ...
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Is the Trade History only from the order book or is it also live/market trades

Is the "Trade History" on exchanges like GDAX showing only the order book (limit trades) executions or is it also showing Market trades?
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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 ...
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Is the BTC-e shutdown legal?

The FinCen, dependent of the Deparment of Treasury shut down the BTC-e exchange and prosecuted for: Violation of anti-money laundering (AML) laws; Acts of money laundering such as the MtGox scandal ...
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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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opening a bitcoin exchange with AlphaPoint

I am thinking about opening a Bitcoin exchange. While reading questions here about opening a Bitcoin exchange business, I saw a post mention AlphaPoint, a company, which, from what I understood, helps ...
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Exchange Transaction/Widthrawal Fees - i don't get it

Guys i am trying to understand how does a 'transaction fee' work and 'widthrawal fee' work on all BTC Exchanges. Let's simply things and assume i want to BUY BTC on an Exchange that has 0.45% fee for ...
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How can I sell my Bitcoin Gold? Do any exchanges support BTG deposits?

Given I have Bitcoin Gold in my own wallet, what practical ways are there to trade this, either to other crypto-currencies or to fiat? Is there a list of exchanges that support Bitcoin Gold deposits?
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How to exchange small amount of bitcoin?

Hi I have a little question could you tell which is the best method to exchange 2.27mBTC (18€) in euros or USD? I registered on coinmama but the minimum for them is 50€ is there any other exchange ...
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Inconsistent Volume Data from Gdax API

I've queried Gdax API in the past and it seems that the API is currently returning a completely different data set for 'Volume'. For example, when I queried the API for historical BTC prices around 1 ...
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Access Kucoin OHLC data from API?

I need to access kucoin Open-high-low-close (OHLC) data from Kucoin API. Looking in https://docs.kucoin.com/#get-trade-histories, I deduced that to access OHLC data (for instance BTC versus USDT, ...
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How does one calculate a margin position's liquidation price for Bitfinex and other exchanges?

I'm learning how margin works and wanted to understand how does liquidation price work in a margin position when using an exchange like Bitfinex? Their requirements is 30% equity. Let's say I ...
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How to implement Lightning Network in to a cryptocurrency exchange

A highly potent use-case for the lightning network are the millions of transactions that occur on a daily basis. There's still a good chance of data breach and hacks due to centralization. The ...
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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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Is there a way to get data on exchange-specific crypto prices using Yahoo finance?

Yahoo finance provides information on country specific cryptocurrency prices, but it seems they don't have information on particular exchange prices like coinbase for example. Is there a way to access ...
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Cryptocurrency exchanges that have swift code

Is there some cryptocurrency exchange that has SWIFT code? If a cryptocurrency exchange doesn't have SWIFT code, I cannot send dollars from my bank to it. Thanks.
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How could I integrate bitcoin transfer between users in my mobile/web application?

Hello I wanted to allows users of the application to be able to exchange bitcoin and maybe other cryptocurrencies in the app. I'm trying to figure out the best way to implement this. Can anyone ...
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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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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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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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About wallet architecture of cryptocurrency exchanges

It is my understanding that exchanges have one "omnibus settlement wallet" or multiple wallets assigned to individual users and exchanges have control over these wallets. Of course, if any exchange ...
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Are exchanges tolerant of reduced transaction capacity?

In case a UASF is deployed and activated by exchanges there could be a stand-off situation in which miners mine on a different chain than exchanges. This would look like a sudden and long-lasting ...
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About Coinbase regional restrictions

Bitcoin noob here. Tried to open an account in coinbase to buy bitcoins. But, coinbase site said that I could not buy bitcoin in my region. I am outside the continental US. Is this restriction ...
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Is there any come back when an exchange goes bust?

I had .95btc in cryptsy. The exchange is now bust with intermittent updates from 'big Vern'. The authorities don't seem to care, fellow crypto enthusiasts just say things like, 'oh how stupid, ...
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How do I transfer altcoins from cryptsy to bittrex?

How do i transfer altcoins from cryptsy to bittrex? Bittrex says this if i open generate the deposit address - When depositing, please send your message unencrypted. If the message is not included ...
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(Bither) how can i send my bitcoins?

i downloaded Bither as my virtual wallet and added bitcoins in a Hot Wallet Address. But when i try to send bitcoins, i can't. i fill the address, the amount of bitcoins and i type my password but ...
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How can I send altocoins from a long wallet adress 24-30 characters to a short wallet address that most exchanges have?

HI I have a 24 to 20 character long adress made for dash coins and Iam noticing all of the exchanges and the newer wallets give me a shorter adress when I atempt to send from miner gate or from my ...
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Fees when using leverage

I have been wondering how trading fees are actually calculated e.g. Kraken takes 0,35% of every trade. Does this fee apply both when I buy bitcoins and later when I sell them? Furthermore if I choose ...
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are there other sites similiar to coinbase and circle.com

does anyone know of any other bitcoin wallet sites that offer the same instant usd to bitcoin exchange services, such as coinbase and circle.com? I must also be able to withdraw instantly to a linked ...
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Buying bitcoins with chinese RMB

I know a Chinese citizens have a limit of 50 thousand dollars they can send abroad, yearly. I was wondering if it is possible to buy bitcoins in an exchange like btcchina and then sell them back in ...
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Decentralised escrow / distributed private key generation

Issue Hi As many others i am curious in addressing distributed escrow problem (not just for bitcoin). As it stands now there are no decentralised escrows. All escrow services are based on trust in ...
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calculate fees for shorting Bitcoin on exchanges

I have a calculator for calculating trade fees for Bitcoin on exchanges (http://tradeli.st) However I get asked a lot to add "shorting". Basically, for a "long" position. I do this: BUY 1 BTC @ $...
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Is there any bitcoin exchange software that does not split net income?

I'm going to create a bitcoin exchange service and I am trying to find a platform to do this. All the platforms I have found so far (bex.io and buttercoin), propose to split income with you. Is there ...
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Who was the owner of the first crypto exchange bitcoinmarket.com (aka dwdollar)?

I am researching the early history of Bitcoin. We know that bitcoinmarket.com (the first exchange) was created by 'dwdollar'. Did we ever find out the real name of the owner or owners? or are these ...
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How to use Multisig feature on Bitcoin Core RPC in an online exchange?

I've craeted a small online exchange based on Bitcoin Core. The features in this application are: User send request to get a new address, and the Bitcoin Core generate a new one with defined ...
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How does a perpetual futures contract affects the actual price?

I kind of understand how a perpetual futures contract works, but I don't see how it affect the price of the underlying asset, such as Bitcoin.
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Exchange Confirmation Requirements

What does the minimum confirmations required for a deposit mean for the security of exchanges? For example, Coinbase requires 3 confirmations for Bitcoin deposits. Suppose an adversary deposits 10 ...
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Is Coinbase the Only Crypto Exchange to Provide a 'Full' Order Book?

All exchanges seem to offer a 'depth' feed so you know the volume at each price level. But Coinbase gives you the 'full' feed so you can actually see every order coming in (timestamp,price,size,...
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Who is your counterparty when longing / shorting on leverage?

I understand the basic cases of how longing/shorting works and how two parties with opposing price predictions can make a derivative contract to settle in cash when the price goes up or down. But how ...
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Is Bitcoin software—the Windows one from bitcoin.org— compatible with Binance BEP2 network?

Sending straight BTCs from Binance to Bitcoin.org's wallet work?
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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 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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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 ...