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compare bitcoin prices at different exchanges in one chart

Im having a hard time finding an online place where i can see the prices of bitcoin (or other coins) - from different exchanges. I mention i want a chart. And the ability to look into historic data. ...
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Why would people buy bitcoin these days if its too expensive?

I'm curious on why would bitcoin rise in the near future since its not affordable anymore. It's actually but for wealthy people only. How could it even reach mass adoption because of its extreme price?...
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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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Why does my bitcoin “to US dollar” worth change when the stock market is closed?

My bitcoin wallet "US dollar" amount is changing. It's Saturday the market is closed. How is this happening?
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How Do I Calculate the profit of the value of my bitcoin?

Lets say I buy $50 of a bitcoin for 3916.74, And then the price goes up to $4200. How Do I calculate how much I have made in profit? As in What type of formula do I use to see how much more my $50 is ...
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Does any exchange provide API to call callback function on each transaction?

Does any exchange provide API to call callback function on each transaction? I would like to build a auto trade platform based on the tick event, but instead of pulling the price, I would like to use ...
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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 is Bitcoin gaining value while so many other cryptocurrencies are not?

Every time I find a new cryptocurrency, I look at the price charts and almost every time it's constantly losing value. Ether and Bitcoin are the only exceptions, and have gained value on the long term....
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Transaction for real use / transaction for changin Bitcoin in other currencies?

How can I calculate the ratio between this two type of bitcoin transaction? Is it correct divide the total volume USD of the data at this link: http://data.bitcoinity.org/markets/volume/5y?c=e&r=...
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Who determines the value of BTC vs USD? [duplicate]

How is the data collected to determine Bitcoin's value? And who determines the exchange value of Bitcoin in USD? This question isn't really answered, no matter how much I research. I want to know the ...
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Do exchange rates between countries' currencies have an influence on Bitcoin exchange rates?

Are the exchange rates of each country a factor in the worth of a Bitcoin? Is the use of Bitcoin similar to traveling to another country and having a exchange rate between paper monies? Basically, ...
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What if someone owns 51% of all bitcoins?

Would it be possible to manipulate the exchange rate of Bitcoin, if a single entity controlled the majority of all available currency? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Currency_intervention http://www....
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How does Mt.Gox calculate high and low price?

How does Mt.Gox. calculate high and low price? How can last price, over time, be higher than the high price?