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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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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What is the right method to calculate Relative Strength Index (RSI) for incoming real time data?

I am working on a trading bot that computes values for several indicators including the RSI. I subscribe to real time minute-level market data from an exchanges, and as new data arrives, I get the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do exchanges have a sandbox to test?

Hey so I want to test some trading.. does binance, bittrex, poloniex, kraken or gemini have a sandbox to trade fake crypto to test systems?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which exchanges have issued their own token like Binance Coin and Quoine Qash coin?

What other exchanges have issued their own coin like Binance and Quoine? Who was the first to do this? I'm doing some research on the history of exchange backed tokens.
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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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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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What's the difference between a Bitcoin Wallet and a Bitcoin Exchange?

I was thinking about investing a small amount of money in Bitcoin: actually I'm having second thoughts about this, after all the fraud stories I've been told about on the Personal Finance site. ...
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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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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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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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Bitcoin opening and closing times

What time does the Bitcoin market open and close? Also, I've just joined Cryptorobot365 which claims to win 9/10 trades, but I'm still losing money on my account after 4 hours, albeit only £4. Can ...
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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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Hardware wallet can be used anywhere?

I haven't yet traded any cryptocurrencies. I'm planning to buy BTC through Coinbase then exchange BTC for a small amount of XRP. The main reasons for going with Coinbase is it's safe, well regulated ...
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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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Best Public cyrptocurrency APIs to develop exchange [closed]

We are developing cyrptocurrency API where we are relying on Blockcypher for several currencies. But we would like to add more and more currencies to our exchange. But it seems all crypto currencies ...
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Building cryptocurrency exchange behind TOR [closed]

quick question, I don't have much experience with TOR(actually nothing), is it reasonable to build a mobile cryptocurrency exchange, which servers are behind TOR, so that's hard to attack for hackers ?...
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Is there a way to retrieve lost Litecoin

one year ago, I transferred few litecoins to btc-e, which after few days were shut down, from my wallet. At that time, my wallet was not fully synced with the network. In my wallet I can still see ...
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Bittrex API market history — interpreting OrderType

The Bittrex API has a request to get the market history: https://bittrex.com/api/v1.1/public/getmarkethistory?market=BTC-DOGE which gives a response containing the following fields: "Id" "TimeStamp"...
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One time paid or open-source Bitcoin exchange [closed]

Which is the best cryptocurrency exchange on the market? It can be one-time paid or open-source, no PHP projects, no outdated, no decentralised like forkdelta. I found BlinkTrade, which seems work ...
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Why are there no very low bids/very high asks on GDAX?

When I look at the GDAX exchange, I see that the highest ask is 8894, and the lowest bid is 8880. What I find strange about this is how close these numbers are. Suppose I were to, right now, post a ...
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Buying selling of cryptocurrency. Where does the coin come from and where does it go?

I am a novice trying to understand selling and buying of crypto currency. I could not find it on google so asking, please do not be harsh. Say, I have an account with coinbase and want to buy ...
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How exchanges manage funds and addresses

I have heard many exchange works like, Holds all their users funds into the exchange main wallet not directly to their user's wallet. These exchange just provide a deposit address to their users for ...
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Does any exchange site let me automatically sell Bitcoin to USDT (or USD) right after I receive it?

I want to sell Bitcoin automatically and immediately after I receive it. Is there any exchange site has this feature?
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When (or) do ICO tokens go to an exchange?

Scenario: Company A sells "tokens" in an ICO, directly from the site. How does one investing in an ICO know if those tokens will or won't, go to an exchange? If they will, how would one know the ...
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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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QUESTION ABOUT SLOW API

do you know about api requests cryptocurrency exchanges? Simple ticker request may be viewed like this: https://api.kucoin.com/v1/open/tick or like this: https://www.okex.com/api/v1/ticker.do?symbol=...
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Are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace

As the title suggest, are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace. Most of the ones I found does not seem to work or are abandoned.
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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 do I convert bitcoins into Brazilian currency? [closed]

I have a Bitcoin wallet for a mobile device. How can I convert bitcoins into Brazilian currency?
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Is there software or a service to let you manage multiple crypto currency exchanges from one interface?

There are so many cryptocurrency exchange sites (binance, bittrex, kucoin, poloniex, etc...) these days. Is there a software or service that taps into the API call of all these exchanges to be able to ...
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Cryptocurrency Exchange Technical architecture? How to build it? (Developer Point of View) [closed]

I'm a softawre developer & newly involved in Blockchain Technology. I need information about How Cryptocurrency Exchange Technically work? i.e Buy ETH using BTC or exchanging any coin with ...
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Do you 'own' Bitcoins purchased via an exchange?

I have been told by some that bitcoin exchanges do NOT record BTC transactions by a buyer/seller on the blockchain, but rather hold them in their own name and ledger - eg, if I buy one BTC via an ...
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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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Spread crypto-bot [closed]

What do you think is there possibility to write crypto bots using spread beetwen asks and bits? For example: buy currency X for 0.025BTC and then sell X for 0.026 BTC in the same exchanges. As a ...
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Where can I get intraday orderbook BTC/USD? [closed]

Where can I get intraday orderbook BTC/USD? Hey there, I am searching for intraday orderbook BTC/USD of any exchange for at least one day. I have found that it's available only for some money. Is ...