Questions tagged [loans]

Questions dealing with the obstacles, risks and good case practices of lending/borrowing bitcoins.

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How to asses a Binance Loan Liquidation [closed]

I'm sure this will be simple to experienced Binance users...but I cannot figure out how much I actually lost after my Binance Loan got liquidated after the latest crash. Here are screenshots of what ...
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How exactly does "Lend at Hodl Hod" work?

I've read though this carefully: https://lend.hodlhodl.com/faq/basics It is extremely confusing. It seems as if, to borrow 1000 USDT or whatever, I have to first register an account (e-mail address on ...
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What does Tyler Winklevoss mean about this claim that you can borrow money from your Bitcoin without spending them?

Here: https://youtu.be/GWBZisZtfeY?t=232 And today, you can borrow off your Bitcoin, get the cash, spend it without selling the Bitcoin I want to do this. I need to do this. How exactly? Where? Who? ...
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How can I earn an income from my bitcoins without revealing my identity or relinquishing control of my bitcoins? [duplicate]

I have some Bitcoin. I don't want to part with them, but I need an income. I'm trying to have it so that, somehow, my Bitcoins generate a small sum monthly in fiat, to my bank account. While going ...
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How can loans work with bitcoin?

Before answering this question please go through this scenario Let's assume that we have now become a bitcoin-only economy and nearly all bitcoins have been mined. Now, someone wants to do business ...
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How could Bitcoin lending be secured? [duplicate]

I have been thinking a lot about platforms that allow us to borrow/make money. Such a platform would be really wonderful, mainly for people in countries such as Brazil, which has high taxes on ...
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Are loans with enforced repayment possible on the blockchain?

Are loans with interest possible in Bitcoin, such that repayment is enforceably encoded with Bitcoin Script on the blockchain from the establishment of the lending contract?
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Why there's no bank or institution lending Bitcoins?

To the best of my knowledge, there's no bank lending in bitcoins, yet, which surprises me. Now that Bitcoin has stabilized to circa USD $100, I think it could be reasonable for an institution to start ...
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What happens when bitcoin loans start to appear?

What happens when bitcoins loans start to appear? Loans have interest rates that "create additional value". Given the limited amount of bitcoins, couldn't we realistically run out of them? ...
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How to invest bitcoins?

Are there any websites where bitcoin holders can invest their money? Such as by buying shares or giving out loans. For example there is a ShareHolder service for WebMoney. Is there something similar ...
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Can I get an overdraft?

Hypothetically... A uses a desktop bitcoin client, who would like an overdraft facility. B has lots of bitcoins and would like to offer that overdraft and charge interest on the overdrawn amount. ...
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If the economy was based on bitcoin, how would someone go about getting a loan?

In today's society, people often take out loans from banks. In an economy that was run on bitcoins, how would someone go about getting a loan? I do not understand how this would work with Bitcoin's ...
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How would interest and fractional reserve banking work in a limited money supply?

Suppose Bitcoin lenders (banks, creditors, investors) issue loans with interest. As the total supply of bitcoins approaches the 21M ceiling, the total amount owed in outstanding interest will exceed ...