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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Time it takes to Transfer btc from exchange to another wallet? [duplicate]

I recently sent a small amount of btc from the exchange to my other bitcoin wallet and it hasn't shown up yet, can anyone give me info regarding delays and how long such a transfer can take?
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If I send BTC from Jaxx will it give me both BTC and BCC

Just want to know if Bittrex supports both blockchains, Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash, when importing from a Wallet like Jaxx
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Is there a difference in buying coins with bitcoin or etherum?

So today I decided to throw my hat into the ring and bought some stellar lumen coins. Since bittrex is not currently accepting new accounts I decided to go with poloniex. Poloniex doesnt offer ...
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why my bit coin txn is still processing for more than 24 hours? [duplicate]

Can any one help me why this txn is pending for more than 24 hours? https://blockchain.info/tx/df040a6a683f99cdbf5ba92410c143bad2a2b042288630a07dad6c59cbd9be5e
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Buy alt coin with bitcoin and both go up 300%, so did I even make any money?

Seems that my poor and rich bitcoin holding friends don't seem to even know the answer to this :/ Say I used coinbase and transfer BTC to an exchange like bittrex and exchanged BTC for some alt ...
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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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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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Buying Bitcoins from different brokers

I am trying to buy bitcoins from Coinbase. However since there is a limit I am going to purchase from another broker. How I can move those different bitcoins into one wallet? or shall I use different ...
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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 does the chart on a coin vary between exchanges?

Look at the BCH chart for instance, the 8 november there is a wild selloff following the cancelation of the new scaling protocol for bitcoin. This has nothign to do with BCH but causes a selloff ...
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Fundamental Question on Bitcoin: How would one convert his “bananas” into bitcoins?

In one of the presentations by Andreas Antonopoulos on Bitcoin, he said that "there are 6 billion people in this world who have no banking facilities, who live in places where they have cash or barter ...
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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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Can I transfer money from my Deferred Compensation Plan to buy Bitcoin? [closed]

I have money in a Deferred Comp plan and want to use it to buy Bitcoin.
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All-in-one Service for Cryptocurrency [closed]

I'm a noob in cryptocurrency and may ask really a stupid question. Why no site covering everything(Wallet+Exchange+In-house Pool+Mining Cloud Marketplace+ICO) at once, so I can just join and get ...
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How do exchanges handle fiat currencies?

I'm worried about my (non-BTC) money getting frozen in some company account so I want to minimize exposure and understand the transfer processes. Main considerations are: Do all exchanges require an ...
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How to create different paper wallets for different currencies?

I have several different currencies (on exchange) right now and would like to move them to paper wallet. 1) Do I have to have a different wallet for each currency? 2) Are the algorithms for creating ...
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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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What happens if I spend a bitcoin that has 1 confirmation?

Take these two transactions that happen one after the other: Transactions: 1) Exchange A -> (1 confirmation) My Wallet 2) My Wallet (With a high fee) -> Exchange B (needs 20 confirmations) ...
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How can I find out where to buy Ripple? [closed]

Hi I just heard about a new alt coin called "Ripple". How can I find out where to buy Ripple?
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The cost of Exchanging $50k

Walk me through buying 50k in BC using cash in Dallas and exchanging BC for cash in the SF bay area 3 days later. Specifically with attention to costs and fees, and maintaining anonymity via in ...
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What bitcoin exchanges are based in the USA?

What are the names and Web site addresses of popular bitcoin exchanges based in the USA? These exchanges should support account funding via ACH transfers from US bank accounts.
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What do numbers on Coinmarket cap mean?

On Coinmarket cap there are volumes listed on http://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/bitcoin/#markets but there are some large numbers at the bottom of the page which dont seem to be included in the ...
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Good informational material on BTC trading? Market vs limit?

I just signed up on Gemini, and I have to admit that I have no idea what I'm doing. Is there any place I can study up on how this works?
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Crypto-currency interoperability

My question is about Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple, to which other currencies (crypto-currency and regular) they can be exchanged? Are they exchangeable with any currency or can each one be exchanged ...
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Exchanges whose websites use EV SSL certs?

What are all the Bitcoin exchanges whose websites have an Extended Validation (EV) SSL cert? EV certs appear green in Firefox. This is what Circle's looks like: The only exchanges that have EV certs ...
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How to avoid price pumps & dumps when trading with bot?

Recently I recieved $500 USD in credits for trading with Coinsetter, a NYC based bitcoin exchange, so I decided to use them and coded a bitcoin trading bot for myself (never have done such thing ...
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Question about BTC-E fee's

I'm looking into trading on btc-e but can't find too much info on the trading fees. All I see is a general 2%. Is there a fee for trading btc in or out? What else is there? What's the 2% calculated ...
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Arbitrage in Bitcoin exchanges [duplicate]

How efficient is the bitcoin market? I am confused after comparing buy prices in exchanges operating in different currencies. For instance, I see that 1 BTC amounts to 347 USD at the moment at one ...
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Can't understand arbitrage profit calculation

Found the formula in the following link. I can't understand with my knowledge. Can anybody explain me with an example? profit = ExchangeA_sell * (1 - ExchangeA_fee) - ExchangeB_buy * (1 + ...
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How are BTC-e orders filled?

When there is some price overlap, i.e an ask and a higher priced bid, who will get the difference? In other words, will the seller get an "extra", or the buyer a "discount"? I'm interested in BTC-e ...
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Trickle Exchange System?

This idea came to me while I was trying to trade Frozencoins. For a miner like me that has to wait ages to get coins, its nearly impossible to trade small amounts of Frozencoins. People usually ask ...
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Does btc-e require verification for coin to USD conversion

I know that btc-e requires verification to withdrawal USD, but do they require verification to convert to USD and let sit until I want to trade it for other coins? Again.. NO usd withrawal. only BTC-...
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how to develop trading platform for bitcoin [duplicate]

I would like to know how to start developing trading platform for BTC,LTC where the user can create his wallet, send and receive coins, Buy and sell coins. i have checked the trading platforms and i ...
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Buying Bitcoins without identity checks?

Are there any exchanges that offer Bitcoins without identity checks? I would like to remain anonymous while buying the currency.
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Is buying BTC on localbitcoins.com safe? [duplicate]

Hi I'm looking into getting some bitcoins, and was wondering if buying locally from someone on localbitcoins.com would be safe. Has anyone had any experience with that?
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What EURO exchanges have web APIs currently?

I'm wondering what exchanges in that operate in native euro, who most likely support sepa transactions have web apis? Bitcoin-24.com was great until they had banking problems. now who is left? Is ...
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Most up-to-date stats

Where are the most realtime (up to date) stats for exchanges like mtgox? For basic stats like exchange rate and volume, what is the best, average, and worst-case reporting delay and what's the URL?
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What will cause BTC/USD to shift substantially? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What factors affect the value of a Bitcoin? It's been hovering at about $5/BTC for a few months now, slowly eeking upwards. What would cause a significant spike or drop? ...
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Recovering LTC from a BTC address

Please, can anyone help! I sent 24 LTC from my Litecoin Core Wallet to Shapeshift to exchange to BTC and to receive in my Portis wallet. I made an error and sent the LTC to a BTC address on the ...
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Who was the owner of the first crypto exchange bitcoinmarket.com (aka dwdollar)?

I am researching the early history of Bitcoin. We know that bitcoinmarket.com (the first exchange) was created by 'dwdollar'. Did we ever find out the real name of the owner or owners? or are these ...
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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 ...