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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?