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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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 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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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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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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Is Coinbase the Only Crypto Exchange to Provide a 'Full' Order Book?

All exchanges seem to offer a 'depth' feed so you know the volume at each price level. But Coinbase gives you the 'full' feed so you can actually see every order coming in (timestamp,price,size,...
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Who is your counterparty when longing / shorting on leverage?

I understand the basic cases of how longing/shorting works and how two parties with opposing price predictions can make a derivative contract to settle in cash when the price goes up or down. But how ...
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Is Bitcoin software—the Windows one from bitcoin.org— compatible with Binance BEP2 network?

Sending straight BTCs from Binance to Bitcoin.org's wallet work?
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I don't know how to use bitcoin [duplicate]

How can I registered for bitcoin trading? And secondly, I am a international business person and I want to know if I can transfer my money through bitcoin in any other currency to Euro? Thanks
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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 go long on the USD/BTC pair?

Normally, we can go long or short on bitcoin with the BTC/USD pair on an exchange. However, I would like to know if it is possible to open a position on the USD/BTC pair. This could be useful in a ...
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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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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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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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How much on-chain activity is to and from exchanges?

Are there any data services which provide metrics that show how much of the transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain are to and from exchanges?
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges work with so many currencies at the same time?

To implement automated deposits/withdrawals of a single currency for a business there has to be a lot of code in place specific for that currency. For example if I want to automate sending and ...
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Keeping wallet addresses outside bitcoin core

I'm trying to build a good security for my online bitcoin based application. Is something like this possible? send_bitcoin(address) create_address() sweep_balances() + | | ...
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From Edge to Poloniex

Bought bitcoin and have a balance in a exchange account at Poloniex. Is there another step I need to take or is this where the estimated value that changes is where I will be able to send this back to ...
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Bitcoin / Crypto and exchanges!

When we buy/ sell bitcoin through some exchange say "Koinex in Indian context", what is the process i.e. actually followed ? 1. Does exchange communicate to node(s) in the bitcoin blockchain thru my ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Bitcoin sent from one wallet to another didn't reach

looking for some help and advice here. I sent 2.27 BTC from one exchange (Coinsecure) to another (Koinex). However, the receiving exchange (Koinex) only credited 0.327 to my wallet. I have been ...
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Transaction has been unconfirmed for two days [duplicate]

I have bought Bitcoin from a BitcoinATM in Romania and my transaction has not been confirmed yet. I e-mailed them and they told me "the network is busy but your transaction will be confirmed at some ...
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Change currencies through BitCoin or other Cryptocurrency

I'm from Brazil and I'm going to USA in January, so I need to buy dollars. Here in Brazil every currency exchange done have to pay a tax that is usually 7%. But we don't have to pay that tax in ...
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Transfer XBT between Kraken accounts

I have to receive an amount of XBT from a relative. Both of us have a Kraken account. Can I achieve this inside Kraken or do I need any external wallet or similar? If I can do it in Kraken, how should ...
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Can't use Bittrex Exchange python-bittrex api call: no output

I'm completely new to python (and programming), and I know this question will sound very dumb to most of you people. I'm experimenting on getting datas from the cryptocurrencies exchenge bittrex and ...
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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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Confused by the term: trading partners. And how to convert more fringe currencies back to bitcoin

Two questions: I am confused by the term: trading partners like BTC/ETH, etc. I'm into some more of the fringe currencies, IOTA, and SAN. Bought them with bitcoin on bitfinex, how to convert back? ...
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Has anyone used CoinSwitch.co? [closed]

I was looking for options to buy NEO and got to know about CoinSwitch. Has anyone used this exchange?
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How transaction fees are calculated when buying from exchange and transferring to wallet? [closed]

If I buy bitcoin from a exchange and later want to transfer to my wallet for storing purpose (e.g. Jaxx or other), how the transaction fee will be calculated? I thought I can buy some amount of BTC ...
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Where is the real money stocked? Are exchanges banks? [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand how cryptocurrency works, and there is something I really don't get: Exchanges; some are calling themselves "cloud banks" but I thought there was no banks, no place to stock ...
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Exchange currency trade history

I am looking for datasets of trade history, which contains the following information: date-time, buy/sell, price. The currency pair and exchange is not important.
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Why can't exchanges share their bid/ask contract pool?

I'm checking up different exchanges and about to make my first purchase. Then I noticed there are so many different exchanges, and each has quite different liquidity and bid/ask spread. Why is it so? ...
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Use bitcoins at bitstamp to buy something online

How can I use bitcoins at bitstamp to buy something from some online seller?