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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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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What are some paid cryptocurrency exchange software?

What are major exchanges are using ? few of them have similar layout and trading system. is there readymade crypto trading software available ? even paid.
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What are the benefits of running a crypto exchange website? [closed]

Getting straight to the question. Say I want to run a cryptocurrency exchange platform where people could come and buy/sell Bitcoin or Altcoin. The way I understood I have to partner up with a Bank in ...
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Trying to understand extended keys

I'm slowly getting educated about how the blockchain and Bitcoin addresses work. I now understand why it is more secure to use a different Bitcoin address for every transaction you make but I'm now ...
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Bitcoin transaction location

I transferred my Bitcoin from my Exodus desktop wallet to another location. How can I find out, if possible, the exchange I sent it to that has my account? Is there any way to see the transaction code ...
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What is the best way to purchase Bitcoins quickly? [closed]

What is the best way to purchase Bitcoins quickly? I don't want to wait a month.
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How did Binance Exchange get hacked in April of 2019 (7000 BTC) and how much is in the SAFU insurance fund? [closed]

Binance exchange got hacked in April 2019 for 7000 BTC (50 Million USD), but how did it get hacked exactly? They say they are going to pay everyone back via their SAFU insurance fund, but how much is ...
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How do I find the exchange an address belongs to

How do I find the exchange that an address belongs to? I have an address that I have sent Bitcoin to but I forgot what exchange that address was for.
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How does Ripple's exchange work? [closed]

In Advanced/Trade tab there is a "BTC/XRP" box, and a "change issuer" link. I have no clue what should I do to post any buy or sell: I can freely modify the exchange currencies, and only USD/XRP ...
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Can we I identify crypto-exchange (BTC) hot wallets?

I am interested in understanding, how the large crypto-exchanges handle deposits and withdrawals of BTC. I am aware of some examples of ETH-related hot wallets which are rather easy to identify but it ...
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Reports of Cryptocurrency Exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report?

In 2018 December there was a research report on cryptocurrency exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report on these exchanges? Supposedly the only 2 exchanges that had real ...
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Please explain WalletExplorer.com layout of data

I am having a hard time understanding exactly what information is being presented here: https://www.walletexplorer.com/wallet/Poloniex.com I believe that this is the aggregating wallet held by the ...
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Where do these coins gain their value?

I have been mining coins for a long time (started with BTC/LTC years ago, moved to altcoins recently) and have realized I am not clear on the actual source of the value. Do the exchanges deem the ...
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How To Use BitPay

We have a online computer company written in PHP www.cworld.com.au A sister site we have uses Magento How can we use BitPay to enable our site for BTC..Is there an API Can we get paid for every ...
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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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Which Exchanges Allow Short Selling/Margin Trades with USD/BTC or USDT/BTC

I think Bitfinex did. But for example Poloniex has USDT & BTC but does not allow short selling with USDT.
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Is there any exchange website that directly converts to a specific currency once a cryptocurrent payment is received? [closed]

I wonder if there is some exchange service that I can use for my webshop (Woocommerce) that directly when a customer pays in the webshop, convert the cryptocurrency money to a specific currency like ...
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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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How would a decentralised exchange work?

The idea of decentralised Bitcoin-fiat exchanges has been floating around. (For example Mastercoin, Ethereum and Bitshares claim to be able to do it.) How would such a decentralised exchange work?
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How do exchange sites know all user deposit transactions?

If they use transaction/wallet listener, how do they detect deposit transactions when their services are not running, do they fetch blocks at every height to scan for deposits to avoid any missing? ...
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Besides Bitfinex, which crypto currency exchange(s) have Trailing Stop Loss

I was using Bitfinex until they stopped allowing U.S. clients. They are the only exchange I know that has a Trailing Stop Loss feature. Are there any others? It's very dangerous to ones portfolio ...
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I accidentally transferred my Bitcoin Cash to Bitcoin (BTC) wallet in BitMEX! [closed]

A few days ago, I bought Bitcoin Cash and transferred it to my BitMEX Bitcoin BTC Wallet by accident! This is money that I can't afford to lose! What do you suggest I do? My conversations with BitMEX:...
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Convert back from BTC into a local currency, efficiently

I receive rent income in the US. I'm using coinbase.com to convert from USD into BTC, with no problems. I will be traveling outside the US, so I would like to convert back from BTC into a local ...
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When you trade on an exchange where does the bitcoin or other crypto go to

Do exchanges use an intermediate address when fulfilling transactions or is it always user to user when buying/selling between cryptocurrencies?
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Selling Bitcoin

Let's say you are new to cryptocurrency world and your first wallet is on blockchain.info, and you have managed your first hurdle of gaining level 3. (can deposit/withdraw max 8000 GBP) Your wallet ...
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Why are other sell limit orders being filled before mine on exchanges like gdax?

If I place a sell limit order for ETH/BTC for 4 ETH at 0.07086, when there’s currently only 0.5 ETH on it. It becomes 4.5 ETH total. Then I see it start flashing up and down, up to 10, or 20, then ...
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How do I exchange one cryptocurrency (not BTC) to another (not BTC)?

What if I want to exchange one cryptocurrency (not a Bitcoin) to another (not a Bitcoin). How can I do that? Do I need to exchange it first for a Bitcoin and then exchange a Bitcoin for the target ...
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Accidentrally spent from unconfirmed transaction

I accidentally spent btc from an unconfirmed transaction. Is it likely to confirm at a later date or is it just kinda stuck? Ive tried searching for answers but I'm seeing conflicting information ...
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What programming language should be used to develop Bitcoin exchange software? Why?

I've only heard PHP is terrible (e.g. in the context of Mt. Gox) and a more efficient/more security-oriented language would be preferable for matching orders and account security. Which programming ...
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How do services like ShapeShift generate new addresses

I found that ShapeShift generates new address for each transaction. How do they do that? Is it possible to exchange the coins in the same manner as ShapeShift do, but without the creation of new ...
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How do exchanges store and transfer bitcoin?

When I buy bitcoin on an exchange I instantly get them and can withdraw my coins 5 seconds after the transaction. This means the exchange must record your account balance in some database independent ...
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How to do atomic swap with bitcoin?

I have read about the ATOMIC SWAP, I could find only the concept level and could not find technically. Is there any doc about atomic swap to achieve that technically and code sources to achieve this.
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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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How can I track all trades at an exchange such as GDAX

Can I track all trades on an exchange, not just my own. Is it possible to assign a trade to an anonymous figure then continue to track that figure?
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Exchanges and security

How can I ensure that my crypto-assets are secure when trading in a certain exchange? Even when I have my private wallet, I should deposit into theirs before trading.
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Does a margin trade influence the order book?

I'm not sure if this is the place to ask this, but I didn't know where else to go. I'm doing some crypto trading on bitfinex and I'm particularly interested in margin trading. What I wonder about is ...
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Should Account-level in BIP32/BIP44 be Hardened?

Let's say we have an ETH trading exchange where we employ BIP32/BIP44 to generate a unique wallet address for each user. For simplicity, each user uses the same wallet address (unique to each user) ...
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When does a crypto exchange write to a blockchain?

From my understanding, when dealing with an exchange you first transfer your currency to the exchange's address. The exchange then pools the currency of its participants. When transactions then take ...
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API for converting currency such as Euro/USD to BTC

Basically what I'm looking for is a reliable API that allows for the conversion of an imputed currency amount such as USD/Euro amount and a conversion would be made that would convert the amount to ...
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Bitcoin price synchronized between exchanges

how the different exchanges manage to have the price of Bitcoin synchronized (or at least very close)?
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How do exchanges and atms introduce bitcoin

As far as I know, Bitcoin is "mined", introduced into the system as part of the protocol, a reward to the miners for verifying everyone's transactions and keeping the network up. But how do ...
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Bitcoin MultiSig balance not showing under listaccounts

I added 2-2 MultiSig address into wallet via bitcoin cli (Testnet) addmultisigaddress <'["key","key"]'> [account] 1 key of current wallet and other public key from different node wallet. ...
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Could bitcoin/blockchain be used to create a secure non-3rd party escrow?

I'm wondering if there could be a block chain approach to selling goods and putting money in an escrow-like state until the goods are received. I'm envisioning the following scenario. 1) Buyer puts ...
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Can I buy a Bitcoin from one exchange and sell it on another?

Is it possible to buy a Bitcoin at one exchange, say BTC-e, and then sell it on another, like LocalBitcoins? If it is possible, how would this be done? More specifically, how could you transfer a ...
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How does Coinmarketcap calculate the USD price for Bitcoin?

I'm doing a school project in which I'm building my own bitcoin price index similar to coinmarketcap. I want to calculate the USD price for bitcoin by using volume weight averaging from multiple ...
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How do I buy Monero with my Bitcoin?

I saw a guy on CNBC talking about Monero, how do I buy with BTC?
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What is the definition of a P2P exchange?

Bitcointalk member BTCLuke suggested the following six criterion for a P2P Exchange: A P2P Distributed Exchange MUST: Be without any central points of failure, since a government or two WILL be ...
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What is the best language to use for making API orders? [closed]

I have heard that python is at a disadvantage when it comes to making API requests. It’s built on C which makes it slower. Are there any languages that are low level enough to make fast requests and ...
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Can bitcoins be “sold short”? Or are there “put” options?

Borrowing an asset and "selling it short" facilitates finding the appropriate price for the asset, allowing people to bet that the asset is overpriced (e.g. in a "bubble"). Can bitcoins be sold short?...
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How can I convert iTunes Gifts card to Bitcoin [closed]

Hello I really want to know how to convert iTunes gift cards to cans or Bitcoin

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