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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 burning coins, who benefits, and who does it

Kindly explain. The one that i'm confused is not the "burn" after ICO but rather when its established. AFAIK "burning" is to decrease circulating supply and (supposed) to increase price (assuming ...
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What are layer 2 protocols?

People often talk about building a protocol “on top of” the bitcoin blockchain. Those same people often call this building a layer 2 protocol. To be clear, “on top of” is clearly metaphorical ...
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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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Can i convert BAR ( Tidex ) to XRP ( Binance ) ?

I need some advice, I do have some BARS with me on Tidex but I would like to send them to my Binance account but in other coin format e.g BARS to Ripple. Is it possible to do so, if any option please ...
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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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Are there any coins which BTC does not trade with?

For example, ADABTC, LTCBTC, are there any which do not trade with BTC. If so, are there any that do not trade with BTC, LTC and ETH?
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Where can I get the export format for exchanges?

I am trying to get the format that a large number of exchanges use to export their data. So when a user clicks export my trades, there is usually a csv file which has a specific format to it. I ...
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Binance hacked?

Something is happening, yesterday in reddit many people could not withdraw their funds or cancel their purchase orders . And the administrator (who is binance and usually solves the problems) erased ...
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How does an exchange calculate the price of a coin?

How does an exchange calculate the price of a coin? I know it has to do with the amount of sell and buy orders, but what is the formula to do this? For example, if GDAX says one bitcoin is $10k on ...
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What are the country-specific cryptocurrency prices on Yahoo finance?

I was under the impression that cryptocurrency prices were set by an exchange's currency volume and buy/sell averages, so what exchanges are used to get the Yahoo finance data with country-specific ...
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Is there a way to get data on exchange-specific crypto prices using Yahoo finance?

Yahoo finance provides information on country specific cryptocurrency prices, but it seems they don't have information on particular exchange prices like coinbase for example. Is there a way to access ...
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How to fund a crypto trading account with fiat quickly? [closed]

It's well known that keeping cryptocurrency on an exchange is dangerous insofar as it they could be hacked and your crypto stolen. I'd argue that keeping fiat on the exchange is somewhat less risky, ...
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How can I transfer my BitCoins to my PayPal?

How can I transfer my bitcoins to PayPal?
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How do websites get prices for a coin? [closed]

There are websites with historical data of coins. How do they get it? Do they get the price from 10 exchanges at the same time, then divide by 10?
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Is there any way to tell if an address has been created on an exchange? (e.g., Coinbase)

I am wondering if there is any way to check that a bitcoin address was created on an exchange. For example, if I want to only interact with (send BTC to) people that have verified their identity (...
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Signature for this request is not valid

im testing the binance api but cant get over the signature problem can u spot a mistake on my signature?: const crypted = CryptoJs.HmacSHA256("timestamp=" + new Date().getTime().toString() + "&...
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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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How do exchanges use cold bitcoin wallet while still able to automate transfers?

Some exchanges mentions they use a cold wallet to keep the private key. As far as I understand cold wallet is a wallet either in an offline machine or kept in hardware. However, it appears that ...
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Is it possible to send BTC out of an exchange account, in order to bypass the private key management system

Inspired by this other question, I wanted to ask a question related to how the private keys are managed by the different exchanges. The question is: do any of the exchanges allow the sending of ...
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Why is it important to manage your own private keys and are there any exchanges that allow you to do that?

I was reading through the comments to this article at Seeking Alpha and a couple of them talk about the importance of choosing an exchange that allows you to manage the private keys for the ...
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Why do crypto exchanges impose withdrawal limits for BTC and other coins

Many crypto exchanges impose quite low limits on withdrawing balances from their sites. For example Binance has an equivalent limits of 100 BTC for a daily withdrawal. The question is, why do they ...
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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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How could a bot purchase bitcoins without paying for them?

An article titled "Researchers find that one person caused bitcoin to spike from $150 to $1,000 in 2013" (here) at CNBC discusses a paper titled "Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem" (here). ...
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Can I use root used to create multiple BIP32 addresses, to spend transactions belonging to these multiple BIP32 addresses?

I want to accept BTC from different clients during an ICO, for this, I'm planning to use a combination of BIP32 and BIP39. var bip39 = require("bip39"); var bitcoin = require("bitcoinjs-lib"); var ...
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Where to get the data for Transactions, Graphs as a Bitcoin Exchange

Our team is planning to start our own Bitcoin Exchange where an end-user could Register, make transactions(Sell/Purchase bitcoin), keep their wallet and could see live Graph of all the listed crypto-...
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Real-time price data for cryptocurrencies [duplicate]

I need some source (preferably free) for real-time (or some reasonable time lag) for quotes of cryptocurrencies. Can you suggest anything? What does Kraken or Poloniex use?
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Transfer Crypto Currency between exchanges [closed]

How do I transfer BTC from one exchange to the other?
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Most of the Bitcoin exchanges, are they using 3rd party API like blockchain.info or running their own node?

I'd like to know how the bitcoin exchanges work. It's not about big exchanges like binance or bittrex. I'd like to know people could make an exchange solely relay on third party apis and are they safe ...
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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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What legal items should I know about if I am piggy-backing off of another bitcoin exchange?

I am thinking of starting a crypto exchange in the US, and I am piggybacking off of AlphaPoint's exchange for liquidity's sake. What legal documents should I be aware of if I am piggy-backing? FinCEN ...
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Crypto Exchange Price based on BTC

I can't seem to find a solid answer for this but looking at a chart that I have linked below, this altcoin (altcoin X) has a price that is based on BTC from an exchange that is only a crypto exchange. ...
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Is there a way to access transactions that happen inside exchanges?

For example coinbase is an exchange and so, their transactions are done off of the blockchain. They do however expose an API, which I believe should expose their own coinbase "blockchain" ...
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BTC/USD price changes approximately the same way over many exchanges at the same time, how?

I have seen this many times, the same minute the price goes down on GDAX, it also has gone down on Bitfinex and Bitmex and Binance USDT etc. These exchanges have different prices, that's ...
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How could I integrate bitcoin transfer between users in my mobile/web application?

Hello I wanted to allows users of the application to be able to exchange bitcoin and maybe other cryptocurrencies in the app. I'm trying to figure out the best way to implement this. Can anyone ...
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How is the trading engine from Binance developed and designed?

As a early adopter of BNB and fan of Binance's recent world domination, one thing that always got me curious was about how Binance deals with these massive inflows of requests in theirs trading engine/...
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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 can I determine my cryptocurrency exchange rate according to demand and supply by programmatically? [duplicate]

I know exchange rate depends on so many factors theoretically, but how can I determine my cryptocurrency exchange rate according to demand and supply by programmatically? Is there any standard ...
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How to setup my own exchange? How does Exchange set Initial price of any cryptocurrency

I have read other answers related to how can I setup my own exchange What is needed to make a bitcoin exchange? but I still have few doubts. When an exchange is launched and there are no buyers or ...
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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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transferring Bitcoins between two exchange

I transferred my bitcoins from Binance to Yobit. The BTC are gone from Binance but it is not coming on Yobit.net. I also transferred Litecoin from GDAX to yobit. They are also not showing in Yobit. ...
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Binance API SIGNED GET request error code -1100 on signature parameter

I am trying to load my crypto portfolio into Excel so I can use its easy analysis functionality on my trades. However, I'm having trouble connecting to the API using VBA's WinHttpRequest. I use the ...
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If I want to build up a website to offer bitcoin exchange service, how to add my site to https://bitcoin.org/en/exchanges

Does anybody give me a clue? I want to run some business with exchange bitcoin for people. But how to make it well known? Adding it to bitcoin.org's list is a good idea, but is that possible, and how ...
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How different crypto exchange correlate with prices

I did searched on how the crypto exchange works, However I do not find the exact answer to my questions. Let's assume we are talking about two exchanges - Exchange A - USA based, local (i.e. users ...
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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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Bitcoin Exchanges for Self Directed IRA LLC

I have a self directed IRA with control through an LLC for funding purposes. Has anyone registered with a bitcoin exchange in the name of their LLC and if so, which exchanges are user friendly for ...
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Can I create a Blockchain copy (up and running) in order to make my own bitcoins transfers without Fee?

I need to make a lot of transfers per day (bitcoins), but the fee is higher than expected. I'm thinking in create a Blockchain copy running on our servers and make the transfers from my wallet and to ...
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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 does it mean to go negative on exchange?

I know this is a very basic question, but I am just curious about all this exchange stuff and I'm new to this.. so here goes If I trade at a bitcoin marketplace (exchange) lets say Kraken, Bitstamp ...
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Any other sites for exchanging bitcoin for ripple apart from shapeshift and changelly?

I want to buy some ripple using bitcoin, but shapeshift sets a minimum for the transaction that is way above the initial deposit of 20 XRP necessary for an unfunded ripple wallet. At the moment of ...
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Where to buy Bitcoin with Paypal? [duplicate]

I have a Paypal account and I don't want to give up my ID card. Where could I buy Bitcoin at a price reasonably close to the exchange rate?