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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Is buying bitcoin with paypal legal without laundering concerns?

I'm a software developer, and I want to make a website that allows users to sell bitcoin instantly for paypal cash without the hassle of an exchange - I don't even want to make a profit from it. The ...
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I have bitcoins in Poloniex. How do I get them to CANADIAN dollars?

Coin base doesn't allow transfer to a CANADA account and Kraken's authentication is down. it looks like I can get money out of Quadrigacx?? but how do I transfer my bitcoins from Poloniex to ...
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How to check if a given address belong to an exchange

Does any exchange provides any public information about its private keys managed BTC addresses, or is there any service that provides this information?
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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 does volume mean?

When we talk about OHLCV bars for say LTC-BTC, what does volume mean ? Is it the quantity of LTC transacted during the bar or the quantity of BTC transacted during the bar?
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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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I'm a developer, trying to land a job at an exchange. What type of software would an exchange need? Want to build something to use as a resume [closed]

I'd like to give a good impression by solving a problem they already have, but I'm not sure what could it be. Thanks!
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What are the quicker ways to use my bitcoins for paying in usual shops (off- or online)? [closed]

I have some bitcoins which I want to use for payments in the "usual" shops around me (not accepting bitcoins, but accepting plastic cards), and in a quicker way. Previously, I used http://metabank.ru ...
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How does exchanges, such as coinbase handle off-chain transaction?

Does coinbase create a channel between each customer and coinbase itself? If i buy 10 USD of bitcoin from coinbase, where does the 10 USD worth of bitcoin come from? Does coinbase maintain a huge ...
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What is the difference between adjusted and reported volume for exchanges?

I'm trying to get an idea of exchange ranking in terms of trading activity (i.e. volume). I've had a look at www.coinmarketcap.com. There are 3 sortings which are rather different: Exchanges by ...
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Coin Exchange Profits

I've seen plenty of people looking into setting up coin exchanges. I'm also interested in the development of cyptocurrencies and think it might be a good idea to get involved in the business ...
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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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Is there any Cryto exchange that supports automatic sale when profit above X % and buy again when price drop to previous price and repeat this cycle? [closed]

I am new to bitcoins I got a new idea in short selling bitcoins That is , imagine the price of 1 BTC = $1000 I will buy 0.5 BTC for $500 Now I will wait till the price increased by 10% that is , ...
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Opening a short position on Kraken requires BTC to begin with? [closed]

Suppose I have US Dollars on Kraken and no BTC. And suppose I expect the Bitcoin price to drop a bit (which I don't, but suppose) so I would want to speculate and take a short position. Is this ...
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Why is Bisq suddenly acting up and refusing to let me withdraw my coins?

Bisq: v1.2.7 (latest). I've used it (with this same account) numerous times in the past without problems, in the exact same way. Now, after I have completed a trade, and try to withdraw the coins to ...
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generate wallets in exchanges like binance?

I'm a Laravel developer and I have a project in exchanges field. I need to know how can I generate deposit address for per coin belongs to per user. I want to do this in secure way and I need to best ...
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Where can I exchange Bitcoin for Cash, Western Union or MoneyGram?

I'm looking for a Website that allows to exchange Bitcoin for Cash, Western Union or MoneyGram. I have heard about localbitcoin.com, but people complain about spamming... I've also heard about ...
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How to make a profit doing 'spread trading'?

I understand making a profit via arbitrage trading between multiple exchanges. I understand what spread is (gap between the bid & ask). How can one make profits by leveraging this spread within a ...
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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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Which Bitcoin exchanges allow anyone to fund your account by a bank transfer? [closed]

I know MtGox doesn't allow for such transfers to prevent money laundering. Which exchanges allow for anyone to fund your account with a bank transfer (USD preferable).
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Traditional VC investment vs. bitcoin IPO

There are few Bitcoin "stock exchanges" trading mainly BTC mining company pass-through shares, like https://btct.co/ https://bitfunder.com/ We are planning to get investment for our Bitcoin-...
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Selling btc but avoiding bank payment reversals

If you sell some btc using a no-kyc p2p exchange, how do you avoid bank transfer payment reversals? One of the best things about btc is that no one can reverse bitcoin transactions (unless some sort ...
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How can I convert my Bitcoin to Western Union urgently?

I tried posting in some forums but got no replies. Is there any reputable exchanger out there that can send me Western Union transaction for my Bitcoins? It's not a big amount and I don't mind paying ...
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how to get bitcoin off an exchange?

As a corollary to asking how to transfer from cold storage, how is bitcoin first put into a paper, or other wallet, when it originates on an exchange? My primary concern is more getting the coins out ...
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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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How do different blockchains communicate?

I've learned that the different cryptocurrencies have their own P2P blockchain networks. How do exchanges convert coins from one network into a coin on another network?
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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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Crypto exchanges algorithms

I have noticed that if I put a buy order up - for instance - on any not so heavily traded coin, if close to the highest bid, often within 20 secs the highest bid will try to beat me. Or when I put it ...
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What does it mean to go negative on exchange?

I know this is a very basic question, but I am just curious about all this exchange stuff and I'm new to this.. so here goes If I trade at a bitcoin marketplace (exchange) lets say Kraken, Bitstamp ...
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How To Buy Bitcoins On BTC-e (USA)

BTC-e doesn't appear to allow USA wires from banks, and it has other options like MoneyPolo or OKPAY, neither of which allow USA customers either. I've seen bitcoin traders arbitrage trade using US ...
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Is it safe to transfer coins directly between exchanges?

Say you want to transfer some coins from one exchange to another, and you want to do that directly without sending them to an indermediate address. Bittrex' Terms and Conditions, for example, state ...
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I’ll pay whomever can help me Bitcoin Cash from blockchain wallet to Coinbase wallet with Bitcoin address [duplicate]

I've read now a 100 or so questions here with no clearcut answer nor update after they were given advice. I had money in my Bitcoin Cash wallet on Blockchain. I wanted to send the money to my Coinbase ...

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