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Margin Trading on Huobi maximum holding time of loans

I have tried to find this everywhere on Huobi, but somehow its not listed anywhere on their Website. So for those of you who are new to margin trading. basically it is taking a loan from an exchange ...
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How does one calculate a margin position's liquidation price for Bitfinex and other exchanges?

I'm learning how margin works and wanted to understand how does liquidation price work in a margin position when using an exchange like Bitfinex? Their requirements is 30% equity. Let's say I ...
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What's the exact formula where I can calculate my liquidation price on Bitfinex for a leveraged position?

The following variables are given: Exchange: Bitfinex Funds: $10,000 USD BTC Price: $1000 Use Leverage of: 2x = $20,000 USD Say I wanted to go long Bitcoin thinking it would be above $1000 in the ...
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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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Which cryptocurrencies can you margin trade with bitcoin? [closed]

I am trying to compile all cryptocurrencies (and fiat currencies) that can be margin trade with bitcoin. Here is a list of the pairs that I have found so far. If you know others please add them in ...
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Bitfinex - 25% annual funding fee for margin - Fiat vs crypto - how to minimize cost?

On bitfinex, funding fee for USD is around 0.05% (daily) while that for other crypto like BTC is 5-10x smaller (around 0.008%). In my margin account, i have positions in few crypto currencies and i ...
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Can we trust Aionnext exchange platform? [closed]

I have a general question, if there is a list of regulatory approved exchange for cryptocurrency brokers?
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On Bitfinex, what is FRR?

On Bitfinex under Lending it has a check box for FRR and FRR Delta What do these option do? (Flash Return Rate)
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Is it possible to short on Bitfinex using a SELL-STOP, then BUY-STOP and BUY-LIMIT at the same time?

I would like to know if it's possible to do this short order without having to manually add the stop loss after it's opened. Say the price is currently $300, and if it hits $280 I know it will ...
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Why does Bitfinex allow shorting with BTC as collateral?

I made a mistake today where I shorted BTC on Bitfinex using BTC as collateral. Why is this even possible, I cant figure out why someone would want to do that?