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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Are the transactions displayed on "BitListen" really accurate?

Over the years, whenever there's unusual Bitcoin activity, I look at: https://www.bitlisten.com/ But can these transactions really be accurate? I just saw numerous 100+ BTC ones, and just now a ...
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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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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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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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What is the alternative for an exchange which doesnt want to run a node of a coin traded?

It seems to be best practice for an exchange to run a node itself for a coin traded there. But, is there an alternative? A third party service? If yes, which are recommended and why?
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How to buy BTC as a company

Is there any other options how an i buy BTC other than on an exchange ? Why do i ask, we would like to buy BTC as a company which is not in ENG speaking country. For that reason all paperwork has to ...
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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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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 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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How to tell if a cryptocurrency exchange or trading platform is trustworthy?

I've seen a good-looking website for buying and selling cryptocurrencies, should I trust it with my money?
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Safest way to validate typo

Let's assume that I have small crypto exchange site called "MyExchangeWebsite". It works like this: user creates ETH-BTC order, specifies his BTC address and sends ETH to my ETH address, I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Access coins stored at Cryptobridge?

I have just discovered, albeit far too late, that Cryptobridge has closed. Now, there is a lot to say about this particularly dodgy move, but I won't and I'll keep this simple: How can I access the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How Bitcoin wallets and it's transfer process work?

I am very new on cryptocurrencies, and like to understand it's transfer process. I think if I want to buy Bitcoin, I must download a Bitcoin wallet, then find a person who has Bitcoin. Then he/she ...
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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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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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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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Convert Theta ERC-20 to Theta Main Network [closed]

As a test, I transferred one Theta ERC-20 token to my new Theta web wallet, and I see it there. How do I now convert it to the main net Theta?
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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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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 to accept bitcoin and giving each user a unique address amd automatic withdrawal

I want to create a website when users on singing up will get a unique address and after getting my websites service,they can withdrawal the money also automatically. Is that bitcoin integration free ? ...
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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 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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