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Calculating the average bid/ask price when placing orders

new to bitcoin and trading, I'm writing some code to analyse cryptocurrency markets and I want to better understand market depth. For a dummy scenario: Lets say BTC was at $100 and I have 10 that I ...
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What are some potential scenarios that a state actor can harm bitcoin if they control more than 51% of the hashing power?

As reported recently, China controls more than 51% of the hashing power and just in one province in China controls 54%. Assuming China has bad intentions and forces all these mining operators to ...
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Given a list of buy/sell orders and previous trades, compute a buy/sell price

I'm using the Cryptsy API with a bot. So far, my bot's problem is that when it decides it needs to buy or sell a coin (not just bitcoin), I always seem to compute a price that is way too low or high. ...
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Bittrex Market History Confusion

So I recently made a very small test order of Digix DAO in the Ethereum market (Using bittrex), and I noticed that it showed up in the Market History section. It looked a little like this (NOT EXACT) ...
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How do market cap websites obtain their list of coins?

Do they manually research and enter them into the database or do the coin developers contact the websites?
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How does the market bubble?

Before the burst due to massive DDOS attacks on most Bitcoin trade sites, the market price rose from 30 USD in January 2013 to over 250 USD in April. The mechanism of collapse - the DDOS attacks - is ...
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historical market cap in json/csv for all coins?

I want to run a backtest on a "S&P 500" strategy for crypto investing. I'm looking for historical market cap data. Something like what coinmarketcap.com provides, but historically and in an easy ...
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I'm Searching cryptocurrency exchange api [closed]

We want complete cryptocurrency trading service from api requirement all api where we can integrate all services in my UI. long story in short we want any service provider backend in our UI. API ...
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How much does the market cap increase when a certain amount of $'s go in the market?

Lets say that $1B worth of money is going in to bitcoin and its current market cap is $100B. How much would the market cap increase with that $1B? Would it go to $101B, $105B, $110B, $100.1B? I know ...
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What is G on Marketcap

I have checked the bitcoin marketcap charts on coinmarketcap.com. Looking at the charts I see time on the horizontal line and k, M and G on the vertical line. What does G stand for?
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When (or) do ICO tokens go to an exchange?

Scenario: Company A sells "tokens" in an ICO, directly from the site. How does one investing in an ICO know if those tokens will or won't, go to an exchange? If they will, how would one know the ...
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Calculate Coin Supply at any given time

The total number of coins mined/available should be readable from the blockchain. But is also possible to calculate the number of coins which were/will be available at any given time?
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What is the method to determine the total market capitalization of the Bitcoin market?

When I look at the following site it says (at the time of writing) that the total market capitalization of Bitcoin is $125,927,574,809 AUD. Now I think you could do this by running through the ...
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Which exchanges offer stop-loss functionality?

In case of a sudden price drop, I want to sell my coins automatically. MtGox doesn't have an option for this, which exchanges do?
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From where can I import live cryptocurrency market values into my webpage?

I am planning to build a webpage where a user can enter his/her stock of various cryptocurrencies, and the webpage should display the current market value (in USD) for each of the cryptocurrency he/...
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Can't find an API which gives me a full list of cryptocurrencies ordered by market cap

I need to know the top-10 crytocurrencies ordered by market cap so I am looking for an api that returns a list of coins ordered that way. Does anyone know?
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“Market capitalization” over time

Is there a convenient data source and/or graph that gives the "market capitalization" over time for Bitcoin (i.e. the number of bitcoins issued to date times their current value on the big exchanges). ...
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a question on bitcoin transaction

I would like to know whether these statements are true. "Say a Bitcoin market participant should choose to sell a large volume of the currency. Because each transaction is broadcast to a network that ...
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Are market prices listed by exchanges weighted by transaction size?

Suppose I buy 0.0001 BTC for $1.23 on some hypothetical exchange. Does that mean that the market price on that exchange at that time is $12,300? The reason I ask is that there is a huge difference ...
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Bitcoin Price Fluctuations

Does anyone have any hard data on bitcoin price fluctuations in relation to time of day and/or week?
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How does an exchange cover a “run on the bank”?

This is not a duplicate! There are several similar questions, but they concern mining or other specific questions. This is not about mining. Lets look at a specific situation. Lets say the value of ...
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How does market cap of currency decrease?

According to my knowledge, once a currency is mined, its already released so how does market cap change? Consider if Sathosi (the founder of bitcoin) sells all his 1 million coins, there will be ...
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What's the history behind the first btc exchange [closed]

I've found out that the first BTC exchange was "BitcoinMarket.com" but I didn't find any information on it or any other exchanges that started at that time. So the question is how did this first ...
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Bitcoin - not so democratic future? [closed]

Bitcoin's goal is a decentralized democratic value system. But miners and platforms are already consolidating into bigger more powerful entities. What's to stop it? I feel a crypto will only be ...
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Can I sell Bitcoin bought in 2014?

In 2014, my cousin told me about bitcoins. I thought they were pretty cool, so I went to coinbase and bought 10 at the time (I was 14 at the time). Then, my best friends grandparents passed away and I ...
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What information is available in the blockchain

How does coinmarketcap see who has how much of the market? In other words what information exists in the blockchain? Is there a link to which someone could point me to as to whether we can get this ...
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Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin value graph look very similar

I don't know much about cryptocurrencies, but I was looking at the Coinbase value graphs of bitcoin and ethereum, and noticed that even on one day, every single dip and peak affect all three ...
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Why do prices of different cryptocurrencies on exchanges often go up/down in synchrony? [closed]

This might be a dumb question, but it's been puzzling me for a while. I have noticed that oftentimes, prices for various cryptocurrencies go up/down almost simultaneously. I do understand that ...
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What's the safest way to buy bitcoins in India?

I have came across multiple companies selling BTC, but I’m not sure which one to trust. How can I find a safe way to buy bitcoins in India?
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Bitcoin market hours (open/close prices)

If Bitcoin trading never stops then what does it mean when news sites and others talk about bitcoin opening or closing at a certain price, and why is this terminology used? Could two people mean ...
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Self trade prevention

I've read recently following on GDAX: You cannot trade with yourself on GDAX. If you create a buy or sell order for the same price as another matching order then they will cancel each other out....
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China is 98% of the bitcoin market?

I saw the following graphic listing the source as Bitcoinity claiming that the Chinese exchanges are 98% of the "global bitcoin market". Is this true?
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How can a X-coin market cap go down while its value goes up?

Quoting Wikipedia, Market cap is given by the formula MC = N × P where N is the number of shares outstanding, and P is the closing price per share. In the specific case of a crypto currency, one ...
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Would free energy cause a market collapse?

Consider a world where energy is free and plentiful. Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, are given value since they are 'proof' of work. This work comes at the cost of: a. time b. energy By ...
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When did Bitcoin's “To The Moon” meme begin?

When did Bitcoin's "To The Moon" meme begin, and where did it originate?
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Were there any Bitcoin based prediction markets for the Brexit referendum?

Were the are Bitcoin based prediction markets for the Brexit referendum? If yes, how did the prediction market fare compared to recent public polling data versus the actual referendum results? Are ...
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P2P MultiCoin markets

are there any p2p markets for different kinds of coins, like https://localbitcoins.com/ for bitcoins? Thank you!
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Why would I choose to use Bitcoin and not other crypto currencies like Ethereum or Dash? Why is Bitcoin better or worse than the rest?

The title basically says it all, I'm a new investor looking to fill out my portfolio but I also want to know the lay for the market, what cryptos are worthwhile, and why?
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How to stabilize Bitcoin's exchange rate (reduce volatility)?

Is it possible to stabilize exchange rate(s) of Bitcoin to FIAT currencies (USD, EUR etc.) and make the rates less volatile only by raising the market capitalization (more people buy/invest in Bitcoin ...
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Where can I find a Bitcoin-related job?

Say I want to use a Bitcoin expertise I have and turn that into a career. Is there any website listing job offers related to Bitcoin that I could use? Alternatively, if I am someone looking for ...
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Is it possible to determine Bitcoin ownership distribution?

Could someone guess on the most likely current Bitcoin ownership distribution? Are most bitcoins still owned by (early?) mining enthusiasts who are waiting for the price to go even higher?
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What will bitcoin prices do in the next months as ASIC miners become more widespread? [duplicate]

The next months will finally see ASIC miners come into play, which will increase the global network hashrate by an amount never seen before. Of course, mining difficulty will then increase accordingly,...
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How can Bitcoin change the world?

Let's think of a hypothetical scenario if Bitcoin becomes the world's major (most used + highest market cap) currency one day. How will it change the world? The obvious point is cheaper money ...
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Relationship between concentration of bitcoin wealth and foreign exchange value?

Is there a relationship between the equality of wealth of bitcoin holders, and it's foreign exchange value? E.g. if there is a large transfer of bitcoin to a single owner, should this influence its ...
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How does the Chinese Bitcoin ecosystem differ from the European/North American ones?

What is the background of the whole Bitcoin ecosystem in China? Their market has been growing insanely in the last days... but I guess it can be very specific (different mentality of people, the Yuan, ...
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In India how does one accept or give Bitcoin? Do we also get a physical coin for a Bitcoin? [closed]

I heard about Bitcoin and its endless possibilities to use Bitcoin irrespective of a particular geographic location. But my doubt is How does one accept and give a Bitcoin, Does it have its own market ...
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What is the future of the bitcoins? [closed]

It said that the last two years, bitcoins has been losing value. What would happen in the future? And what is the reason of this?
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Are the huge transaction fees mostly mistakes or some other market indicator?

I am trying to understand why there are numerous days in Bitcoin's history that show huge transaction spikes. See this blockchain.info chart. The Jan 10th, 2012 spike is due to a mistake by this ...
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Who give initial value to Bitcoin? [closed]

I know how the process of changing BTC price ​​occur, but I curious as to what gave the initial value to BTC and whether the price of another cryptocurrency refers to the BTC? How would I replicate ...
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What is the most reliable way to calculate the amount of fiat value that has been transferred into the bitcoin economy?

I would like to know what are the most sophisticated ways to estimate the amount of bitcoin that has been bought globally with various fiat currencies. Exchange data is only one source, and may well ...