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Why do wallets of Bitcoin exchanges have tens or hundreds of thousands of addresses?

I am looking to track the wallet of Kraken and see how the balance changes at each block. For that purpose, I use www.walletexplorer.com (https://www.walletexplorer.com/wallet/Kraken.com/addresses) ...
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Doesn't creating a masterkey password on Kraken void the protection of 2FA?

Kraken allows users to create a masterkey that is just a password. Wouldn't creating a password to bypass 2FA completely negate 2FA?
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How exchange platforms work?

I am wondering how exchange platforms such as Kraken or Bitfinex can survive bubble exposions? People exchange real currencies for cryptocurrencies. When a bubble explode a lot of people want to trade ...
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Are my BTC now BCH?! What happened?! Is my money lost? [duplicate]

i don't know if i made a big mistake. I start from the beginning: I wanted to transfer my BTC (worth 350$) to kraken. Accidently i sent them to a BCH address. You can see it here: https://blockchain....
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What do asterisks mean in the ledger?

I recently placed an order with Kraken (or tried to anyway, the site was giving me lots of errors and timeouts) Seemingly a trade went through after several attempts. However, my account balance now ...
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GDAX: Balance and placing a limit order

I had some money on balance in my GDAX account. I placed a limit order on a price below market price for the whole amount I had, and ... my balance now shows 0.00 The limit order I placed is still ...
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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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How to place a sell order on Kraken that only sells when the price stops going up?

I can do basic buy/sell on Kraken fine using market and limit orders. I'd like to place a sell order that will only sell if: the price of BTC reaches a certain minimum amount but, if the price keeps ...
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Understanding Kraken Trades API (market/limit)

I want to build historical OHLC data from the Kraken trades. Since Kraken does not provide historical OHLC data (at least not going far back), they recommend one builds it oneself using the list of ...
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2-factor authentication key formats for Kraken and Bitstamp

Does anyone know how to format the string that you type into the Google Authenticator app in order to generate 2FA codes for Kraken? For context, the following URL is highly relevant:— https://github....
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Why volume from ticker in Kraken API is always whole number

You get something like this (formatted) when querying for ticker https://api.kraken.com/0/public/Ticker?pair=XXBTZUSD { "error": [], "result": { "XXBTZUSD": { "a": [ ...
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Does 20 XRP become unusable once deposited in a wallet?

If I'm sending, say 50 XRP, first time to an exchange or wallet, will 20 XRP be locked forever and become unusable? Since 20 xrp are required to activate that account.
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Destination Tag of Ripple Desktop Wallet

I want to withdraw some xrp from an exchange and deposit to my Ripple desktop wallet. I know the address to deposit, but what is the destination tag? The exchange does not let the destination tag to ...
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Valid asset_pair for Kraken.com

Im trying to utilize Kraken's API. I'm looking for a list of supported asset_pair. Example: query_public('Ticker', {'pair': 'XETHZEUR'}) will return ticker info for ethereum in relation to euros. The ...
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Does kraken.com charge fees when an order is cancelled? [closed]

Do you pay the fees if you order a transaction then cancel/replace it? What if the order has been partially fulfilled before cancelling? In other words, do you pay fees for orders or for transactions?...
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IOUs - Cold wallet relationship (Poloniex, Kraken, Gatehub)

(I'm new to cryptocurrencies.) Please answer the following questions seperately for Poloniex and Kraken if they behave differently. 1) Can I buy example given XRP on Poloniex or Kraken and send it ...
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Where do exchanges store the user's money?

For example if I deposit money to Kraken with my credit card and I do Not buy any coin they just stay in my user account there, since they are withdrawn from my bank account are the money kept in the ...
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how to make a bitcoin buy with euros on Kraken API

I am trying to use the kraken api to make bitcoin buys with euros, I am looking at the API here https://www.kraken.com/help/api But I am here with some doubts ("pair => "XXBTZEUR", "type" => "...
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What is the purpose of XBTEUR.d tradable pair?

On Kraken exchange fee page are listed tradable pairs. Some of them come with an extra suffix *.d, e.g. there are listed fees for together for XBTEUR and XBTEUR.d. What is the purpose of these pairs? ...