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 there a chart of all combined orderbooks?

I would like to view a chart where all bid/asks are combined from the various exchanges, instead of keeping multiple tabs open for each exchange. Is there a website that allows this kind of meta-...
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Is periodically transferring Bitcoin from an exchange to a private wallet cost effective?

I'm new to this, I've read a lot about it and I've decided to start saving money on Bitcoin by buying a fixed amount every month. I know it is safer to store my Bitcoin on a private wallet instead of ...
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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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I am new to Bitcoin. Am I being scammed? [duplicate]

I am new to Bitcoin. I got into transaction with this woman I saw on Facebook, Olivia Jessica, a lot were mentioning her in a group so I decided to ask her how to do this thing. She asked me to join ...
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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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Crypto platform that provides a good looking report for the purpose of obtaining mortgage? [closed]

My mortgage broker: They aren’t happy with your proof of deposit. The bitcoins are fine. But you will need to provide a statement of your portfolio. It needs to come from the provider / platform ...
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bitcoin recovery when exchange ceases business

I had bitcoins with Coinroom exchange but I see they are gone. They should be independent of the exchange that manages them I assume. How do I recover my bitcoins or get them allocated to another ...
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Is there any way to trade without photo id before Bisq introduces its API?

I know that the Bisq developers are "working on it", but v1.5 was just released today and still not a sign of it. I'm growing ever more impatient. While I like Bisq, and understand that it ...
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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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What am I missing about this "guaranteed" money-making scheme that I didn't hear from anyone but just popped up in my head?

Let's suppose that I have already set up an account at Exchange A and Exchange B, loaded each up with a small buffer of BTC (much less than 1 BTC), and am able to make API requests to buy/sell from ...
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Automatic transfer of funds between exchanges

I need to circulate money between exchanges automatically. I want to transfer cryptocurrency (BTC, LTC) between exchanges. I find that these exchanges have API calls for withdrawal options: Cryptsy, ...
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Providing Liquidity in CryptoCurrency Exchange!

Can anybody give some idea about the issue of providing liquidity to the users for creating a cryptocurrency exchange ? Thanks!
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Where are the exchange keys kept? [closed]

Following what happened in Kucoin, a doubt arises. Where are the exchange keys kept? Are HSMs not used for key storage?
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Is there a cold storage option for altcoins? [closed]

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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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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Is there a way to a get a list of all address tags from Blockchain.com? (either by scrapping or API)

I am looking to get the most complete list of address association with entity names. I am thinking blockchain.com must have a good one but here https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tags?filter=8&offset=...
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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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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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Automated decentralized exchange between bitcoin and similar currency? [closed]

I want to create a cryptocurrency that's backed by bitcoin, that's running on it's own different blockchain and consensus algorithm. Is it possible have a decentralized exchange between bitcoin and ...
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Any exchange available for using virtual cards like Payoneer? [closed]

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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How can I get a new Bitcoin exchange up and running?

I would like to have a Profit Points <-> Bitcoins exchange. The exchange could either be developed and run by contributors of Open-org.com or be created by an existing Bitcoin exchange. I have, ...
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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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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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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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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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