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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How do exchanges automatically forward deposited bitcoin?

Most crypto exchanges have some sort of buffer address (unique for every person) where you deposit your bitcoin and then this is sent over to their main wallet and your account is credited with the ...
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Why don't exchanges offer all coins?

What is the tech overhead associated with supporting a new coin on an exchange (such as bittrex). Especially when most of the new coins are built on the popular ones (ETH, LTC etc.) If it's ...
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Is there a service like localbitcoins.com for Litecoin?

At the moment, I use localbitcoins.com to find people to buy bitcoins from who have bank accounts so I don't have to fund an online wallet before I can buy. In order to sell bitcoins, yes the online ...
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What is the safest way to escrow my money before purchasing bitcoins?

While investigating the process of purchasing items with bitcoins, one site that I was learning about suggested, if you don't have bitcoins, visit LocalBitCoins.com and buy some. OK, that made sense. ...
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Is there any way to buy bitcoins online without a fee?

I'm new to bitcoins, and my experience is from something like E*Trade buying on the NASDAQ, so that's my frame of reference. I paid a small broker fee for every buy or sell, and I trusted the exchange ...
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Currency exchange process

I'm trying to understand all the logical steps that occur when a buy or sell order is submitted to an exchange such as Coinbase. From what I understand currently, this is the general process. Am I ...
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Where to buy huge amounts of Bitcoin?

I read the following article: Bitcoin surging higher after mystery trader buys $344mn in cryptocurrency, Russia Today, February 19, 2018. Where could the man buy such a large amount of Bitcoin? On ...
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Where does Coinbase buy coins from?

When we buy coins from Coinbase, where do they get the coins from?
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Can Buy Bitcoin From Different country exchange and transfer to wallet

Completely new to this I want to know that, If I purchase bitcoin from exchange website https://bitcoin.org/en/exchanges any country Then I can transfer it to Zebpay wallet. Because it looks good ...
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Why bitcoin rise causes altcoins to drop?

Bitcoin has grown significantly in the last few days. From what I can see on Binance, price of the majority of altcoins has dropped significantly relative to bitcoin at the same time. I've been ...
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Website with trading and Ripple wallet?

I plan to start crypto trading with Ripple and other coins. What litebit.eu type of site you recommend which support Ripple and many other coins and has wallet for Ripple too? If i use litebit i need ...
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Can a bitcoin exchange recover coins sent to a previous address used on said exchange?

In my case, I withdrew from my exchange account from wallet ABC (if I look up the trx on block explorer, it says it came from public key ABC). A few weeks later I went to deposit more money into my ...
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How an order fulfillment works

I'm trying to understand how order fulfillment algorithm works from technical point of view. Let's say I created an order to sell 0.8 BTC and buy 5400 XRP along with other orders to sell 0.35 BTC, 2....
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I'm Searching cryptocurrency exchange api [closed]

We want complete cryptocurrency trading service from api requirement all api where we can integrate all services in my UI. long story in short we want any service provider backend in our UI. API ...
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Are there any open-source trading bots out there?

Has anyone published an open-source trading bot that runs on a Bitcoin exchange?
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How do bitcoin exchanges work?

I'm relatively new to the world of Bitcoins and understand the basic principles of wallets and addresses etc, but was wondering how exchanges (like Coinbase) work exactly. Is the entire exchange ...
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Is a website legitimate that offers to double your deposit within 7 days? [closed]

Anybody familiar with this website? https://www.investyourbitcoin.net I really want to work with them but I can't seem to find any review about it online? It seems legit.. but is it legit?
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Bitcoin exchange where you can set your own wallet instead of using one provided by the exchange

I'm looking for a European based Bitcoin exchange where I can buy bitcoin and have them delivered straight to my private wallet. I basically want to avoid the extra cost of transferring the recently ...
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How bittrex and other bitcoin trading websites send bitcoin to their one user to another instantly and without any fees?

When user-1 post an order of selling btc, user-2 comes and fulfill that order, we noticed that instantly user-2 receive btc in his/her wallet. My question is how is it possible to send btc instantly ...
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What Bitcoin exchange is the real bitcoin value?

I have seen a lot of Bitcoin exchanges, BTC-e, Coinbase, Bitstamp, LocalBitcoins and Bitfinex. (I saw those on blockchain.info) But which one of them is the real bitcoin value?
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Is there a service providing historical data for crypto exchanges?

I mean not just prices but candlestick and other data that usually is available on FX platforms?
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How to choose an exchange?

Let's assume you want to exchange traditional currency for Bitcoins and choose to do so through and exchange. What are the most important factors/features that you should keep into consideration for ...
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Selling bitcoin for IDR

I bought bitcoins but my currency is in Rands but I want to sell it to IDR is it possible to do so
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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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Exchanging BTC (bitcoin) for LTC (litecoin)

How can I safely exchange BTC for LTC? I've found a website called Changelly. Does anyone have any experience with this website? Are there other websites/ways to safely exchange cryptocurrency? I ...
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges handle users' accounts?

I recently became aware of the fact that exchanges have trading engines that execute all trades within the exchange itself, and not on the blockchains. That is to say, if User A sells to User B, there ...
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Which cryptocurrencies can you margin trade with bitcoin? [closed]

I am trying to compile all cryptocurrencies (and fiat currencies) that can be margin trade with bitcoin. Here is a list of the pairs that I have found so far. If you know others please add them in ...
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Who are the owner of bitfunder.com and btc trading corp?

Do we know who he is? How do we knows he won't run away with our money? Currently, you can buy their shares both on BitFunder and BTC Trading Corp. Okay cool. But can I trust those 2 companies? ...
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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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Exchange multiple Cryptocurrencies [closed]

Does anybody know a good exchange site for various cryptocurrencies like LTC, NMC, IXC, DVC, BTC etc. One I found was Vircurex but it is very cumbersome to use.
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Historic market data from Bitfinex

I am trying to use the Bitfinex API to get historic OHLC data. I have posted a simmilar question on the main Stack Overflow page: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47107106/bitfinex-data-api but I ...
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Bitcoin exchange, local or foreign?

If I live in the USA, and buy/sell bitcoins from a Japanese exchange, are their any advantages/disadvantages for doing this, instead of buying bitcoins from a USA exchange?
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BTC Withdrawal from Crypto-Bridge

I did a small transaction as a test. I wanted to convert BTS (BitShares) to LTC (LiteCoin). Couldn't find any direct exchange, so traded a token amount to BTC on Crypto-Bridge, then tried a ...
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Can a Bitcoin wallet be identified as belonging to an exchange?

Ethereum wallets can be associated with Exchanges (e.g. Etherscan.io will tell you if an address is a Poloniex one). Is this possible for Bitcoin addresses?
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How do exchange services distinguish who sent to them?

I know some altcoins have features that allow senders to attach messages to transactions and using those features, exchange services distinguish the sender. However, I don't know if there's such a ...
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How is a ticker price determined?

I am trying to understand how a ticker price is determined for an asset, in this case I am specifically looking at BTC data from GDAX. The question stemmed when downloading historical BTC data from ...
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Can one tell which way the market goes from sell and buy orders?

Among other open access (i.e. public) data available in exchange API's are the open order books. They are given on exchange websites sorted by coin value. Is there a way to tell which way the market ...
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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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Need authoritative source for historic Bitcoin conversion prices from all exchanges

What are the authoritative sources for historic Bitcoin prices? Ideally this will be an API for all major exchanges.
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Is there a forum-like exchange for trading Bitcoins person-to-person?

I was to trade Bitcoins for PayPal quite frequently and I know that PayPal doesn't allow Bitcoin exchanges to accept PayPal payments. But there should exist a person-to-person trading site that works ...
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Exchange-based vs over-the-counter (OTC)

I read an article about China ban on exchange, which mentions that ... the ban on exchange-based cryptocurrency trades will not extend to over-the-counter (OTC) transactions. I am confused over ...
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Are there any legal implications when using localbitcoins.com?

You can get BitCoins for under 100 bucks via CoinBase and there are people on LocalBitCoins who are advertising offers to buy BitCoin for over 100 bucks. The spread is around $10; so I was ...
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How can I send a bank wire from X to buy bitcoins?

I want to have some bitcoin too, but I am currently living in Morocco, so where can I change my Dollars and Euros to bitcoins and still can use them worldwide? is there a market for that
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Where can one trade AuroraCoins for Bitcoin?

I have some AuroraCoins (AUR), minin' them on ghash.io. I want to turn them into BTC and then use BTC (no USD!). Some exchanging site? Trust me, I've been Googling, Binging, DuckDuckGoing and others ...
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How does crypto exchange got supply of bitcoins? [closed]

Let's take an example of Coinbase or Luno, who are their suppliers of bitcoins to be distributed to the buyers?
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Cryptocurrency exchange needs more info than any bank or brokerage firm?

I wanted to quickly sign up for a cryptocurrency exchange today to act on some info I found out about a low-cost coin (hahahah, quickly. how naïve). In signing up for the account, I got to a step ...
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Need explanation - limit buy order (Cryptopia)

If there are sell orders like this: selling 200 XXX - 100 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 101 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 102 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 103 satoshis per coin ...
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where can I get realtime ticker data for robots?

I am writing a trading bot and concerned about rate limits. I need realtime notifications for change in price either like a PUSH api service. Bitfinex appears to be the only major exchange that ...
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Is Flyp.me legit [closed]

I frequently use shapeshift to convert from bitcoin to many other currencies. Today I found the site ExchangeCompare.io that comapres shapeshift exchange rates to it's competitors. For larger ...
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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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